How To Go Plastic-Free This July

How To Go Plastic-Free This July

Have you ever wanted to live more sustainably but found that the habits you tried to build just wouldn’t stick? According to the organizers of the Plastic-Free Ecochallenge that ACHS participates in each year, many people care about environmental issues but their actions don’t align with their values. So, the organizers’ goal is to “help […]

5 Easy Green Living Tips

5 Easy Green Living Tips

The first green living tip that comes to mind is recycling, but what other environmentally practices can you incorporate into your daily life? Here are a few easy ones that you can try out!

Showing Love for Mother Earth

On Thursday, February 21 American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) will close the Portland administrative office for a half-day to celebrate National Random Acts of Kindness Week. Random Acts of Kindness Day originated in New Zealand, as did ACHS’s Founding President, Dorene Petersen, and it has since become an international holiday. It is also a […]

Why We Care About Environmental Wellness

Why We Care About Environmental Wellness (and You Should Too!) Our personal wellness relies on the wellness of our environment. Think about it! If you’re surrounded by toxins—plastics to pesticides to pollution to STRESS—it’s going to be challenging to reach your full wellness potential … no matter how organic obsessed you are. So, taking the […]

Try a Virtual Challenge to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Since sustainability is part of the ACHS mission, we set the bar high and actively advocate for the planet and a healthy lifestyle. Just this fall, we launched several new Holistic Spa Management courses. If you’re like us, you want to get your team excited about being green. We’ve been exploring ways to make reducing […]

Top 6 Tips to Survive Black Friday for the Holistic Holiday Shopper

Happy Thanksgiving!!!! Tomorrow is Black Friday, and that means folks all over the U.S. will be lining up outside the doors of shopping centers, malls, and department stores for the Black Friday sales rush. Part of me wants to stay home, drink a cup of herbal tea, and wait for the ravaging hordes to dissipate… […]