ACHS: 1 of the Best Oregon Companies

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS), an accredited, online integrative medicine college based in Portland, Oregon was recognized as one of 100 Best Companies to Work For in Oregon by Oregon Business magazine at a seated dinner the evening of Thursday, February 28th, 2019, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon.

Expressing Love On Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is said to have originated in Europe and made its way to North America in the 19th century by British settlers. It originated as a Western Christian liturgical feast day honoring saints. It is said that the popular hagiographical account of Saint Valentine of Rome inspired the holiday. Saint Valentine was imprisoned for […]

Workplace Wellness Equals Healthy, Productive Employees

We at the American College of Healthcare Sciences, (ACHS) take the needs of employers seriously. Our graduates can be found in leading holistic health organizations and corporations across all industries around the United States and worldwide. Our courses are some of the very few accredited programs available in complementary alternative health, holistic nutrition, aromatherapy, herbal […]

Aromatherapy For Post Election Stress Disorder

Regardless of one’s political leanings, Post Election Stress Disorder, PESD is real and is “a thing.” The American Psychological Association’s (APA) annual study “Stress in America” conducted over the past decade led to speculation that many people are experiencing what is now being called PESD. According to the study, overall stress levels have increased and […]

An afternoon at Canyon Ranch Spa

What Happens at the Spa… An afternoon at Canyon Ranch Spa at the Palazzo in Las Vegas is filled with Eucalyptus & An interview with ACHS Spa Department Chair Shawn Hallum  By Guest Blogger: Shelly West We all think of vegas as a party town, but it is also an amazing destination for a spa getaway! […]

Mindfulness Meditation & PTSD

Mindfulness Meditation & PTSD: What You Need to Know Image Copyright: Michal Bednarek / 123RF Stock Photo Mindfulness practices, which can include yoga, meditation, and breathing exercises, have become increasingly popular in recent years among mental health practitioners, their clients, and the general public. Research shows that engaging in mindfulness can reduce symptoms of depression […]

3 Holistic Stress Management Research Tools

3 Holistic Stress Management Research Tools You Need to Know It’s the age of information. You can read an article on any topic with the click of your mouse or phone screen. So, it can be challenging when you’re trying to find up-to-date and reliable research on a specific subject. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) […]

“Spread the Health” for Mental Health Awareness Month

Image Copyright: dimaberkut / 123RF Stock Photo How to “Spread the Health” in May for Mental Health Awareness Month For many of us, mental health often takes a backseat in our pursuit of holistic health. Yet, we must remember the term holistic health refers to caring for the whole person: body + mind + spirit. […]