ACHS Blog

Cooking with Fall Greens: The Health Benefits of Kale

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 2011-09-27 09:57

Fall is here and with it rich greens like kale, spinach, arugula, and spicy mustard greens -- all of which can be grown in your fall garden! Greens add flavor and color to meals, as well as necessary nutrients to support optimal health.

Kale, for example, is a rich source of antioxidants, including carotenoids and flavonoids, which may help protect the body from the effects of oxidative stress*. Dr. Weil includes a useful definition of oxidative stress on his website here.

Thanks Suzanne Monroe for Yesterday's Fantastic Teleconference, Client Attraction Secrets

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 2011-09-14 08:05

A special thank you to Suzanne Monroe, founder of the of the International Association of Wellness Professionals, for leading a fantastic American College teleconference yesterday: Client Attraction Secrets - The Holistic Professional’s 5 Step Formula to Find the Right Clients.

Suzanne not only covered her five steps for how to attract clients (including building a community and the importance of speaking on your subject), she also shared a few extra pieces of wisdom for holistic health practitioners establishing their business (download the Mp3 below to listen). One of Suzanne's suggestions we really like is free speaking. Free speaking provides practice talking to clients, which also builds confidence and helps to refine your expertise and consulting goals.

You're Invited to the First Annual ACHS On Campus Graduation Ceremony October 8, 2011

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 2011-09-13 15:31

Hey there -

Just want to make sure you know about the historic ACHS event coming up ... our first annual on campus ACHS Graduation Ceremony taking place October 8, 2011, at the ACHS campus in Portland, Oregon. We hope you can make it!

Friends, family, and the local community are welcome to attend in celebration of ACHS graduates’ accomplishments. This is a relaxed, open-house style celebration and free to attend. So, if you're a recent ACHS graduate, current ACHS student, or a holistic health supporter in the Portland area, we'd love to see you on campus for this event honoring ACHS graduates.

The Details
Name: ACHS Graduation Ceremony
Date: October 8, 2011
Time: 5-8 pm, PST
Place: American College of Healthcare Sciences, 5940 SW Hood Ave., Portland OR 97239
RSVP: Contact Tracey Miller at (800) 487-8839 or via email at traceymiller@achs.edu

You're Invited: Free Dynamic Phytotherapy Lecture Wednesday at 11 am

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 2011-08-30 07:57

Dynamic Phytotherapy has the power to enhance the healing abilities of even the most experienced holistic health practitioner.

Join ACHS President Dorene Petersen for a Brown Bag Lunch talk about Dynamic Phytotherapy remedies and uses this Wednesday, August 31, from 11am-12pm.

ACHS President Dorene Petersen Chats with Aromatherapy Student Cheryl Narron About Benefits of Studying Online

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 2011-08-29 09:04

Dorene Petersen, president of the American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS), chats with Aroma 203 student Cheryl Narron about the benefits of the online learning at the College's August 26 lavender distillation. Cheryl shares how much she loves the flexibility.

What is your favorite thing about getting your degree or diploma online?

Hang Out with ACHS at Spaw Day, A Fundraiser for the Oregon Humane Society

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 2011-08-24 08:21

Don't have plans for tomorrow evening? Come hang out with us! American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) is participating in Spaw Day, a fundraiser for the Oregon Humane Society, hosted at Sniff Dog Hotel (1828 NW Raleigh St. Portland, OR 97209), Thursday, August 25th, from 6-8pm.

AHPA Congress on NDIs - September 8, 2011

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 2011-08-23 12:39

We received this event notification from the American Herbal Products Association, which we thought you may be interested in attending. Please refer to the links within the post for further questions and information about how to register.

AHPA Congress on NDIs: Crafting an Industry Response & Filing Successful Notifications

When:

Thursday, September 8, 2011

8:30am - 5:30pm

Where:

Mesirow Financial Services Auditorium

353 North Clark St.

Chicago, IL 60654

Register by August 25 and save $100 on registration!

Register