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Healthcare career? – AHHA Resource

AHHA-Logo-BlogMore and more people are contacting AHHA to gain information about a healthcare career that includes the holistic health approach.

AHHA Resource Link: Career Research offers you a special section of our website with links to valuable resources for those researching their career training options.

You can share this resource with those friends who may be contemplating a career change to healthcare.… Continue Reading →

The Cancer Patient’s Bill of Rights – Article

Bernard S. Siegel, MD

Bernard S. Siegel, MD

Encourage everyone you know who is dealing with cancer to read this article. It models honest, frank communication between the patient and doctor.

The article linked below covers may aspects of how a patient can choose to respond to a cancer diagnosis.

Note the patient’s appeal “…remember that my beliefs are the most important; what I don’t believe in won’t help me.”

Article Link: The Cancer Patient’s Bill of Rights by Bernard S. Siegel, MD

For additional articles, visit the American Holistic Health Association’s Self-Help Articles Collection.… Continue Reading →

Sleep Better Insomnia Acupressure Points – Video

with Michael Reed Gach, PhD

with Michael Reed Gach, PhD

Do you have a problem getting to sleep?

In the video below learn acupressure ankle points to sedate your energy for counteracting insomnia, plus tips to get to sleep.

Pressing these ankle points together can enable your body to relax deeply for a good night’s sleep. These techniques are easy to teach your child.

Video Link: Sleep Better Insomnia Acupressure Points with Michael Reed Gach, PhD

For additional educational video clips submitted by AHHA members, visit AHHA’s Self Help Videos section.… Continue Reading →

Nuts for Longevity – Research Article

Aisle7-15_Photo-Blog“Being a nut or a peanut must be a tricky business: on one hand, you are the cause of some serious food allergies, and on the other hand, according to a new study, you may save lives.” from a healthnotes®  research article, Are Nuts and Peanuts the Secret to a Longer Life?

For more conditions check out the Evidence-based Research Articles database.… Continue Reading →

Using Imagery to Create a Soothing Blanket of Sleep – Article

Charlotte Reznick, PhD

Charlotte Reznick, PhD

When children and adolescents have difficulty sleeping at night, imagery can offer a solution! Wouldn’t you like your child to learn some approaches that will help them let go of worries and tensions of the day?

The article link below provides an example of a “guided imagery” technique that can create a relaxing state to help kids feel peaceful as they drift off into deep sleep.

Discover how you can help your child- and yourself- fall asleep faster, easier, and with less worry.

Article Link: Using Imagery to Create a Soothing Blanket of Sleep by Charlotte Reznick, Continue Reading →

Cauliflower Health Benefits – Video

with Karen Roth, MS, CNC

with Karen Roth, MS, CNC

Cauliflower is a heart healthy vegetable. It contains high levels of folic acid and B6 that help keep homocysteine levels from rising.

In the video link below learn the other benefits of this vegetable in the cruciferous family.

Plus you can save calories by substituting cauliflower for potatoes.

Video Link: Cauliflower Health Benefits with Karen Roth, MS, CNC

For additional educational video clips submitted by AHHA members, visit AHHA’s Self Help Videos section.Continue Reading →

Our medical records are being hacked – Issue

FilesSecurity-BlogBecause they contain a wealth of personal information, personal medical records are considerably more valuable to hackers than your credit card numbers. It is thus not surprising that medical cybersecurity breaches are anticipated to continue to be a major problem in 2016 and beyond.
Consider how may health and medical-related organizations have some or all of your medical records in their files. Whether it is a large hospital or a small private practice, any medical facility can be vulnerable to cybertheft.

ISSUE: Cybersecurity and your medical records

AHHA strives to maintain a neutral position on issues. For those interested in … Continue Reading →

Practical Steps for Creating a Balanced Life – Article

Diane R. Randall, MA, HHC

Diane R. Randall, MA, HHC

When considering a vital question like What is a balanced life? the first thing to establish is your position in your life. A well-balanced life means that you are in command of all the aspects of your life—your career, your relationships, your health, and your finances.

The article link below offers you five practical steps that will break the cycle of lack of control and free you to live a balanced, satisfying life.

Article Link: Practical Steps for Creating a Balanced Life by Diane R. Randall

For additional articles, visit the American Holistic Health Association’s … Continue Reading →

Spreads: Snack, Wrap, and Appetizer Workhorses!

Judy E. Buss

Judy E. Buss

Spreads are often taken for granted or overlooked altogether. They are however, a treasure trove of possibilities that can be made from just about any food. Their mouth-watering flavors can be achieved with herbs, spices, juices, and citrus zest, or combinations of other simple, readily available ingredients.

Spreads can be served hot or cold at any occasion: as party appetizers on crackers, crostini, or toasted mini bread slices; as a snack on whole grain bagels, or as a base for wraps and sandwiches. Unfortunately, many commercial commonly known spreads are packed with fat and/or sodium-laden ingredients and … Continue Reading →

Thought Field Therapy or TFT Demo – Video

with Jef Gazley, MS, LMFT

with Jef Gazley, MS, LMFT

Curious about what Thought Field Therapy is?

In the video link below Jef Gazley guides a subject through this energy psychology process to remove a personal anxiety about flying.

Video Link: Thought Field Therapy or TFT Demo with Jef Gazley, MS, LMFT

For additional educational video clips submitted by AHHA members, visit AHHA’s Self Help Videos section.

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