Introduction to Natural Health and Healing
Take charge of your own health and healing by discovering how to achieve total health of the mind, body, and spirit. This course allows you to explore a variety of methods including diet, hydrotherapy, positive attitude, relaxation, yoga, chiropractic, natural remedies and more to achieve total health.
Would you like to learn more about natural health but don't know where to start? In this course, you'll learn about the various stages of health and illness and discover that true health means wholeness of the mind, body, and spirit.
Using a variety of methods like diet, hydrotherapy, positive attitude, relaxation, yoga, chiropractic, natural remedies and more, you'll explore way to achieve total health in mind, body, and spirit. By the end of this course, you'll have begun taking charge of your own health and healing!
What you will learn
- Learn about the various stages of health and illness
- Gain an understanding of naturopathy and helping your body heal itself
- Find out about proper breathing techniques
- Learn the value of hydrotherapy, diet, biorhythms, and fasting
- Learn about vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, free radicals, and the basic requirements that constitute a healthy diet
- Understand herbal healing, aromatherapy, body therapies, massage techniques, osteopathy, chiropractic, T'ai Chi, reflexology, yoga, Feng Shui, therapeutic touch, and natural remedies for common emergencies
How you will benefit
- Go on a personal journey to better health that will positively impact you and your family
- Maintain a personal health journal as you discover how your behaviors can affect your health
- Learn ways to improve total health and healing, including mind, body and spirit
- Open the door to unique career opportunities as you learn to help others
Principles of Natural Healing
This lesson will introduce you to the principles of natural healing and discuss the various stages of health and illness. You'll begin to understand that true health means wholeness of the mind, body, and spirit. You'll put together a personal health journal that will help you self-evaluate your current lifestyle. Throughout the course, you'll be able to use this to observe how your behaviors can affect your health.
This lesson is all about naturopathy and its basic philosophy—seeking ways to help your body to heal itself. Then you'll learn a valuable breathing technique that can enhance your health. Finally, you'll learn the value of hydrotherapy, diet, biorhythms, and fasting.
The Placebo Effect
In this lesson, you'll explore ways to use the power of the mind and the placebo effect. You'll begin to understand the power that your mind can have in healing your body. The lesson will talk about brain function tests, visualization, and relaxation therapies, and then you'll discover the power of belief.
This lesson will teach you to look at nutrition and its healing effects. You'll explore basic nutrients, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and free radicals. You'll learn what basic requirement you need to promote a healthy diet. Then you'll learn how to develop menus to improve your health.
In this lesson, you'll briefly explore the history of herbal healing. You'll have the opportunity to identify the most popular herbs and learn ways to prepare herbal mixtures. Then you'll look at herbal charts to help you to understand some of the most beneficial herbal remedies.
In this lesson, you'll explore aromatherapy. You'll not only learn about its benefits, but also how to blend oils for medicinal uses. You'll discover how to make and use poultices, compresses, tinctures, and infusions and then go over some essential oil charts to help you create wonderful blends.
In this lesson, you'll discover the wonders of body therapies as you explore many of the most popular therapies and their benefits. The lesson will discuss massage techniques, osteopathy, chiropractic, T'ai Chi, reflexology, and yoga. You'll discover why the main theme of body therapies is to regain and maintain balance and well-being.
In this lesson, you'll learn all about natural energy fields. You'll learn how energy can be manipulated using magnets, TENS, Feng Shui, and Therapeutic Touch. You'll learn how to center your consciousness and have the opportunity to try energy modulation. You'll even find out how to feel your own energy between your hands!
This lesson will talk about how to identify pollutants in your environment. It will discuss indoor pollutants and ways to clean indoor air. You'll learn about methods to purify your drinking water and allergy-proof your indoor spaces. This lesson will help you gain an understanding of the relationship between your immune system and the health of your surroundings.
In this lesson, you'll discover how to use natural remedies for common emergencies, illnesses and injuries. Some of the topics include treatments for cuts, bruises, fractures, burns, breathing emergencies, fainting, and travel illnesses.
Light, Color, and Music
In this lesson, you'll begin to understand the effect that light, color, and music can have on your mood and behavior. You'll learn how to heal and relax by using practical applications of these therapies. You'll be able to use the energies that are inherent in light, color, and sound to improve your overall well-being. The lesson will also discuss using chakras and colored light in healing.
Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Factors
In the final lesson, you'll continue to learn how physical, emotional, and spiritual factors make up your whole being. You'll begin to understand the impact that these three sectors of your life can have on your stress level and healing rate. Once you make that connection, you'll begin to take charge of your own health and healing! The lesson will conclude with a discussion on what to expect when going to a natural health therapist.
There are no prerequisites to take this course.