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 […]
Feeling overwhelmed lately? Perhaps you feel stressed out and frustrated. Stress is a natural side effect of life. Some stress is good for us; it can relieve boredom and keep us on our toes. But it can easily get out of control. Everyday life is filled with stressful situations, so it’s important to have tools […]
I love being a mum (as we say in New Zealand), and I love my mum. We’re really into our kids and families at American College of Healthcare Sciences (we can even bring our kids to work with us when we need to!) So, it’s not surprising that I LOVE Mother’s Day! How wonderful is […]
Woohoo! Spring is here! If you’re like me, you’ll start getting the spring cleaning bug the minute the sun starts shining. And did you know that April is Stress Awareness Month? What better way to “de-stress” for spring than by cutting clutter and using essential oils to create a “green clean” environment in your home? […]
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… […]
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.
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 […]