4 Healthy Immune System Habits

Image copyright: Pexels.com We have all heard a lot about our immune system lately. We are encouraged to boost it and support it as if it is as easy as getting fitted for a new bra. Reality check – it’s not as easy and quick as a new underwire bra. All is not lost. Acquiring […]

Music for Stress Relief

Image Copyright: Pexels.com During this difficult time with COVID-19, music can be a welcome distraction and stress-reliever. We asked our staff, faculty, and students what they are listening to in order to feel less stressed, and this is what they said.

Stress Support Strategies for Relaxation

Today is National Relaxation Day! In honor of this we are making customized aromatherapy inhalers for all of our team in the office, and taking a moment to consider some relaxation strategies for optimal wellness.

Aromatherapy and Meditation for Stress Release

Copyright: 123rf stock photo Have you ever gone on vacation and came home feeling relaxed, content and worry-free, then, within two long work days of catching up correspondence your calm completely disappeared? Did that great vacation become a blur with only photos to remind you that it really happened?

Why We Choose Standing Desks

Many staff members at American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS), a holistic health and wellness college, are opting to use adjustable standing/sitting desks for health and vitality reasons and finding that it also helps keep their creative juices flowing. They did their research and are personally experiencing the nine health benefits of standing versus sitting. […]

Can’t Meditate? Here’s What’s Stopping Your Meditation Practice

In theory, meditation shouldn’t be a hard sell. We all know the benefits it brings to our mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing. Meditation is good for us. But, there can still be a fair bit of resistance to giving it a go–or to sticking with it. Typically, the two primary obstacles center around… time and […]

9 Questions & Answers on PTSD and Holistic Health Protocols

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) affects over 7.7 million American adults. With June being PTSD Awareness Month, we were honored to host a webinar on Post-Traumatic Stress presented by our own Tim Grutzius, an ACHS Alumnus and Lieutenant/Paramedic for the Alsip, IL Fire Department. We are so grateful […]

Reduce Stress During the Holidays

Many of us live from day to day, not thinking about our health or body until it begins to ache, a joint twinges, or a headache starts. Then we try to fix the problem. But, wellness is cumulative. In our view, wellness requires a holistic, or whole person approach to everyday health. For example, stress […]