Perseverance Makes Holistic Health Practitioner Dreams a Reality

After recently receiving both my Diploma in Holistic Health Practice and Certificate in Wellness Consulting, I began to ponder what it took to make it to this level. After nearly five years studying, I realized that it all boiled down to one key element: perseverance. By: Tim Grutzius, HHP, ACHS Ambassador My journey into the […]

7 Strategies for Student SUCCESS

It’s a new year, which means new opportunities to learn and grow as students and holistic health professionals. How exciting! Before your spring schedule fills with to-do lists, I want to take a moment to chat with you about how to succeed.

Help Us Celebrate Our Top 6 Accomplishments of 2012

The New Year is a time of reflection and new beginnings. There is a feeling of new opportunity and hope, which inspires us to appreciate the accomplishments of the past year, large and small, and to “refresh” our goals for the coming year.

Herbal Medicine: How to Make Tinctures

Are the holidays already stressing you out? Don’t panic! Just go to your herbal medicine cabinet and reach for your tinctures. What?!? You don’t have any? Never fear … we’re here to help! Herbal tinctures are a staple in our herbal medicine cabinet, and an easy DIY project you can do at home. If you’re […]

Essential Oil Blends for Winter Wellness

One of the challenges during the winter season is finding the time to practice wellness. I like to find simple things that help me incorporate day-to-day wellness habits into my life. Opening a few small bottles of therapeutic aromatherapy essential oils and creating some blends that not only smell great but that also provide therapeutic benefits […]

Holistic Nutrition: Eat this Herb – Basil

Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is sweet flavored with a warm, clove-like taste. Use it whole, chopped, or shred the leaves. For best flavor, use fresh leaves or add towards the end of cooking. Plus, basil can help the digestive process, too!

2013 DETC Famous Alumni of the Year Jane Thomas

Each year the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) highlights the success of distance education graduates with the DETC Famous Alumni of the Year award. ACHS believes graduates’ dedication to excellence and hard work should be celebrated, and we are pleased to bestow the honor of 2013 DETC Famous Alumni on this year’s recipient, Jane […]

DIY Herbal Teas for Health

 Herbal teas, as well as being delicious to drink, can help tone, soothe, and balance the body with regular use. But, be sure to distinguish herbal teas from black tea. Tannin or black tea is from the plant Camellia sinensis, a medicinal herb that soothes and relaxes, but if taken too frequently the body becomes […]