Staying Fit into our 70s and Beyond

Image Copyright: What is the secret of staying fit into our 70’s? – I ’ll let you know about the 80’s if I’m healthy enough to get there – In the meantime, I can talk about where I am currently and that would be telling you that I’m the oldest member paddling and racing […]

Promoting Healing and Vitality through Laughter

©langstrup @ April Fools’ Day, sometimes called All Fools’ Day, is meant to be one of the most light-hearted days of the year. Its origins are uncertain. Some think it is a celebration of spring’s arrival. Others believe it may have stemmed from people choosing not to accept adoption of a new calendar that […]

The Effect That Wellness Has On All Of Us

How does overall wellness affect you? Can it affect you as an individual? Is it important to you? If not, should it be? Wellness begins with an understanding of how it is related to us on a physical, environmental, and cultural level. This allows a deeper look into why some of us will experience overall […]

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 […]

3 Holistic Foods to Boost Winter Immunity

3 Holistic Foods to Boost Winter Immunity In the dead of winter, many people accept that they will have to deal with runny noses, sore throats, coughs, and other bugaboos. But guess what? There are natural tools we can use to arm our bodies against the winter blahs…much of it is right in the pantry! […]

Confessions of a Cortisol Queen: Her Key Health Tips to Reclaim Balance | ACHS

Confessions of a Cortisol Queen: Her Key Health Tips to Reclaim Balance Image by harunatsukobo © I was never addicted to caffeine, drugs, or other substances, but I would say I was addicted to cortisol and abusing my body. I used to feed off the rush that I would get from working under pressure. […]

7 Inspirational Quotes for When You’re Feeling Unmotivated

It’s mid-January. How are you doing on your New Year’s resolutions? Did you know that just 8% of people actually achieve their New Year’s resolution? For such a positive tradition, that’s not a very positive statistic. But don’t let that discourage you! The winter blahs are enough to de-motivate the best of us. Our to-do […]

3 Self-Care Strategies for Integrative Health Professionals

3 Self-Care Strategies for Integrative Health Professionals The term “self-care” is popular in media. It’s easy to see why. It’s a simple term that simultaneously encourages us and permits us to take time out of the day just for ourselves. Time. For ourselves? Yes! Self-care is crucial for optimal health and wellness, especially for integrative […]

5 Tips for Staying Young

Henry Ford once said, “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.”[1] I agree wholeheartedly. But, there are some additional things you can do to help yourself along the way. Here are my top five tips to help you stay young: