Library of Resources

Welcome to Holistic Iowa’s extensive library of holistic resources, where you’ll find knowledge, insights, and inspiration to support your journey toward wellness, spirituality, and holistic living. Our collection includes a diverse range of articles, guides, and downloadable materials, all dedicated to enhancing your understanding of holistic approaches. Whether you’re seeking information on wellness practices, spiritual growth, or holistic living, you’ll discover a wealth of holistic resources here to nourish your mind, heart, body + soul.

Articles

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Intuitive Eating: Inner Wisdom for Better Health

In a world flooded with diet trends and nutritional advice, intuitive eating offers a refreshing and profound approach to health. This practice emphasizes listening to your body’s natural hunger and fullness cues, fostering a deep connection between mind, body, heart,...

Developing Intuitive Abilities to Manage Your Health

When it comes to modern healthcare, more individuals are seeking ways to complement traditional medicine with holistic practices. One such approach is developing intuitive abilities to understand and manage one's health. This means tapping into inner wisdom,...

Caring for Aging Parents

Caring for aging parents is a profound journey that encompasses unconditional love, nurturing, and protection. This journey can be enriched by integrating holistic, wellness, and spiritual practices. This article explores detailed, practical strategies and resources...

Healing Circles: Nurturing Connection and Wellness

Healing circles emerge in holistic communities as sanctuaries of support, resilience, and transformation. These sacred gatherings, rooted in ancient traditions and modern wisdom, offer a space for individuals to come together, share their stories, and embark on a...

Unconditional Love as a Business Principle (Exclusively for Holistic Iowa Partners)

Unconditional love is more than a sentiment; it is a powerful principle that can transform client interactions in holistic, wellness, and spiritual businesses. Embodying unconditional love in all client interactions encourages deep, meaningful connections and ensures...

Generational Wisdom Sharing: Strengthening Family Bonds

In the quiet corners of our family histories lies a treasure trove of wisdom waiting to be discovered. Generational wisdom, passed down through the ages, holds the keys to understanding our past, shaping our present, and guiding our future. Generational wisdom sharing...

Family Bonding Rituals: Nurturing Connections and Love

In the bustling rhythm of modern life, amidst the cacophony of responsibilities and distractions, finding moments of connection and intimacy within the family can feel like a rare treasure. However, the practice of intentional bonding rituals offers a sanctuary—a...

Exploring Medical Intuitive Body Scans

In the ever-evolving landscape of holistic healing, medical intuitive body scans stand out as a powerful tool for gaining insights into our overall well-being. Rooted in the principles of energy medicine, this modality offers a unique perspective that goes beyond...

Starting a New Holistic Practice and Integrating It into Routines

Embarking on a journey to integrate new holistic practices into your daily routine can bring significant benefits to your overall well-being. This process involves embracing change, seeking adventure in self-discovery, and adapting to new methods that can enhance your...

Adapting to Change in Holistic Business (Exclusively for Holistic Iowa Partners)

Adapting to change in holistic business is paramount for providers to not just survive but thrive amidst transitions, shifts, and movements. Whether it's technological advancements, shifts in client needs, or unexpected global events like pandemics, the ability to...
medical intuitive body scan

Exploring Medical Intuitive Body Scans

by Amber Diehm Heuer | May 27, 2024
In the ever-evolving landscape of holistic healing, medical intuitive body scans stand out as a powerful tool for gaining insights into our overall well-being. Rooted in the principles of energy medicine, this modality offers a unique perspective that goes beyond…
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starting a new holistic practice

Starting a New Holistic Practice and Integrating It into Routines

by Amber Diehm Heuer | May 20, 2024
Embarking on a journey to integrate new holistic practices into your daily routine can bring significant benefits to your overall well-being. This process involves embracing change, seeking adventure in self-discovery, and…
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disaster response

Disaster Response: Navigating Change and Building Resilience

by Amber Diehm Heuer | May 13, 2024
In the wake of several devastating tornadoes this year, many Iowans are facing the challenge of rebuilding their lives and communities. Disaster response, especially within the context of holistic living, encompasses not…
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community gardens

Community Gardens for Holistic Living and Adaptability

by Amber Diehm Heuer | May 6, 2024
Community gardens offer a unique opportunity for individuals to connect with nature, nurture their well-being, and build adaptability in their holistic lifestyle. These gardens represent more than just a space for growing food…
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building financial stability with holistic living principles

Building Financial Stability with Holistic Living Principles

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Apr 29, 2024
In our modern world, financial stability is a goal that many strive for, yet achieving it can sometimes feel elusive. While traditional financial advice often focuses solely on budgeting and saving, holistic living principles offer a broader perspective that encompasses not just…
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groundedness techniques for social media overload

Groundedness Techniques for Social Media Overload

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Apr 22, 2024
In today’s digital age, social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. While it offers numerous benefits such as connectivity and information sharing, excessive use can lead to feelings of overwhelm, anxiety, and disconnection from reality. Navigating…
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groundedness practices

Groundedness Practices for Daily Stability

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Apr 15, 2024
In our fast-paced world, maintaining a sense of groundedness in daily life is essential for holistic well-being. However, achieving this stability often requires more than just the usual advice of meditation and mindfulness. Let’s explore some other effective…
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Creating a Stable Holistic Foundation

Creating a Stable Holistic Foundation

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Apr 8, 2024
Step into a new perspective on holistic wellness as we delve into building a stable foundation for lasting well-being. In this article, we’ll uncover unconventional strategies that go beyond the ordinary, guiding you through practical steps to integrate…
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practical wellness strategies

Practical Wellness Strategies

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Apr 1, 2024
In our pursuit of holistic well-being, it’s time to challenge conventional wisdom and explore innovative approaches to practical wellness strategies. Let’s dive into unique techniques that offer simple yet profound ways to enhance mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual wellness….
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creative holistic living

Creative Holistic Living

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Mar 25, 2024
Creativity is not limited to artistic expression; it is a way of living that infuses every aspect of our being with vitality, innovation, and joy. In holistic living, creative living emerges as a guiding principle, inviting us to explore new possibilities, cultivate resilience, and deepen our connection to ourselves and the world around us. Unravel the…
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optimism

Embracing the Bright Side: The Role of Optimism in Holistic Living

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Mar 18, 2024
Optimism and enthusiasm are like rays of sunshine, illuminating the path to holistic living and well-being. As we navigate the complexities of life, these twin pillars of positivity offer a guiding light, infusing our journey with hope, resilience, and joy. In this exploration…
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self-expression

The Power of Self-Expression in Holistic Well-Being

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Mar 11, 2024
Self-expression is the language of the soul, a sacred dance between our innermost thoughts, feelings, and desires and the external world. In holistic well-being, self-expression weaves stories of authenticity, empowerment, and connection. In this blog post, we embark on a journey of…
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holistic wellness through art and expression

Exploring Holistic Wellness Through Art and Expression

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Mar 4, 2024
In holistic healing, art emerges in weaving stories of transformation, empowerment, and self-discovery. Beyond its aesthetic allure, art serves as a powerful medium for expression, offering solace, insight, and healing to the soul. In this blog post, we embark on a journey of exploration into…
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holistic strategies for stress

Holistic Strategies for Stress Relief

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Feb 26, 2024
In the fast-paced world we inhabit, stress has become an all-too-familiar companion, casting a shadow over our well-being and vitality. Yet, amidst the chaos, there exists a sanctuary of holistic therapies, offering solace and relief from the burdens of modern life. In this blog post, we embark on a…
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crystal shops in Iowa

Iowa's Crystal Healing and Gemstone Stores

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Feb 19, 2024
Iowa’s holistic community is adorned with vibrant crystals and gemstone stores, offering treasures that resonate with the soul. These enchanting havens beckon seekers of holistic living, offering not just earthly beauty, but also potent tools for healing, balance, and spiritual exploration. Join us as we…
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partnership in holistic wellness

The Power of Partnership in Holistic Wellness

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Feb 12, 2024
As we journey through the early months of the year, we find ourselves under the influence of both the number 1 in numerology, symbolizing new beginnings, and the number 2, representing partnerships. These themes merge beautifully in the context of holistic wellness, emphasizing the…
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holistic approaches for romantic relationships

Harmonizing Love: Holistic Approaches for Romantic Relationships

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Feb 5, 2024
As February unfolds its tender embrace, the air tingles with the promise of romance, weaving threads of connection and harmony between lovers. Beyond the clichés of Valentine’s Day, let’s embark on a journey of holistic relationship care, where love…
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nurturing emotional intimacy

Nurturing Emotional Intimacy: The Heartbeat of Relationships

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Feb 2, 2024
In the intricate dance of relationships, emotional intimacy serves as the invisible thread that weaves hearts together, fostering deep connection, trust, and understanding between partners. While physical affection and shared experiences are essential, it is the tender embrace of emotional…
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mindful communication strategies for couples

Mindful Communication Strategies for Couples

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Feb 1, 2024
Communication forms the bedrock of any healthy relationship, serving as the conduit through which partners connect, understand, and support each other. Yet, effective communication is more than just words exchanged—it’s about active listening, empathy, and cultivating a deep understanding of…
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Holistic animal care in Iowa

Exploring Holistic Animal Care in Iowa

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Jan 29, 2024
Extending care to our beloved animal companions holds profound significance. Holistic animal care approaches well-being from a comprehensive perspective, addressing the mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual needs of our furry friends. Join us as we delve into the world of…
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Chakra balancing

Chakra Balancing: A Holistic Pathway to Inner Harmony

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Jan 22, 2024
In the expansive landscape of holistic practices, one option that some individuals resonate with is chakra balancing—a concept rooted in certain ancient traditions. This guide navigates the realm of chakra balancing, shedding light on what it is, its potential benefits, and considerations for those who…
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Holistic Independence and Self-Confidence

Holistic Independence: Navigating Your Journey with Confidence

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Jan 15, 2024
As January unfolds, it heralds the arrival of the number 1 in the numerological spectrum—a symbol of new beginnings, leadership, and the singular power of self. In this cosmic overture, we explore the essence of independence on your holistic journey and how wielding the…
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Numerology

Cosmic Codes: Exploring the World of Numerology

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Jan 8, 2024
Numerology, an ancient metaphysical science, unveils the profound connections between numbers and the energies that shape our lives. In this exploration, we delve into what it is, its workings, and the reasons behind its enduring significance. Discover how understanding the mystical language…
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Winter skin wellness

Winter Skin Wellness: Care for Cold-Weather Comfort in Iowa

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Jan 1, 2024
As the chilly winds of winter embrace Iowa, so does the need for extra care for our skin. Harsh temperatures and low humidity levels can wreak havoc on our skin, leading to dryness, irritation, and discomfort. In this blog post, we’ll explore holistic approaches to help you maintain healthy and comfortable skin…
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Navigating grief and loss in Iowa

Navigating Grief and Loss in Iowa

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Dec 25, 2023
In the fabric of life, grief and loss are threads that touch us all. The journey through sorrow is a deeply personal experience, and for those in Iowa seeking solace and support, Holistic Iowa offers a compassionate haven for navigating these tender moments. In this blog post, we’ll explore…
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Finding balance during the holidays

Finding Balance During the Holidays

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Nov 27, 2023
The holiday season is a time for joy, connection, and celebration. However, amidst the festivities, family gatherings, and cultural celebrations, it can also be a period of heightened stress and emotional intensity. Managing family dynamics, social obligations, and maintaining your inner balance can be…
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Qigong and Tai Chi in Iowa

Qigong and Tai Chi in Iowa: Inner Balance and Wellness

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Nov 19, 2023
In the pursuit of holistic wellness and mindful living, one cannot overlook the serene arts of Qigong and Tai Chi. These ancient Chinese practices have been cherished for centuries, and their many health benefits continue to be discovered in the modern world. In this article, we will delve into the world of…
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practitioner placing several acupuncture needle's in a woman's back

Exploring the Wonders of Acupuncture: A Beginner's Guide

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Nov 12, 2023
Are you intrigued by holistic wellness practices that delve deep into the realms of energy and healing? Acupuncture, an ancient Chinese therapy, offers a fascinating journey into an alternative approach to well-being. Whether you’re entirely new to…
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past life regression

Past Life Regression: A Beginner's Guide

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Nov 11, 2023
As we navigate the labyrinth of our own consciousness, there exists a fascinating journey known as past life regression. If you’ve ever found yourself curious about this mystical practice but weren’t quite sure where to start, you’re in the right place. Today, we delve into the world of past life regression, uncovering what it…
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What is Reiki?

What is Reiki?: A Beginner’s Guide

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Nov 5, 2023
Are you curious about a holistic, wellness, spiritual practice that can bring relaxation, balance, and inner harmony to your life? Reiki, a centuries-old healing art, offers just that. Whether you’re new to holistic therapies or simply interested in exploring a new path to well-being, Reiki may hold the…
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A gong and singing bowls arranged on the floor for a sound healing session

Sound Healing in Iowa: Sacred Sound Sessions Near You

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Oct 29, 2023
In the bustling rhythm of everyday life, we often seek moments of tranquility and balance. What if we told you that the key to harmonizing your mind, heart, body, and soul might lie in the power of sound? In the heart of Iowa, a vibrant community of practitioners and enthusiasts are exploring the…
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Yoga Studios in Small Towns: Unearthing Tranquility

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Oct 22, 2023
In the peaceful heartland of Iowa, small towns often hold hidden treasures, and among them are remarkable yoga studios. These studios offer a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life, providing spaces for self-discovery, physical well-being, and inner peace. Let’s embark on a journey…
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Purple coneflower is a native medicinal plant in Iowa

Meditation Retreats in Iowa: The Heartland's Top Destinations

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Oct 15, 2023
In America’s Heartland, amidst the rolling landscapes and serene settings of Iowa, lies a collection of hidden gems where seekers of peace and mindfulness can find refuge. These meditation retreats offer a respite from the hustle and bustle of daily life, providing an…
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A woman laying on the floor on a yoga mat and another kneeling beside her with hands hovering over her stomach and head doing energywork

Holistic Living and Your Journey

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Oct 8, 2023
Holistic living is more than just a buzzword; it’s a transformative approach that can profoundly impact your personal and spiritual growth. For holistic, wellness, and spiritual providers, this philosophy lies at the heart of what they offer to their clients. In this article, we…
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An Iowa landscape

Exploring Iowa's Energy Vortexes: Spiritual Hotspots

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Oct 1, 2023
Nestled within the picturesque landscapes of Iowa, a lesser-known yet profound source of spiritual energy awaits those willing to explore. While the Hawkeye State may not be as renowned as Sedona, Arizona, for its energy vortexes, it is home to unique and powerful…
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Purple coneflower is a native medicinal plant in Iowa

Medicinal Plants in Iowa: A Look at 4 Native Species

by Amber Diehm Heuer | Sep 24, 2023
Nestled in the heart of the Midwest, Iowa boasts not only picturesque landscapes and welcoming communities but also a rich natural heritage. Among its hidden treasures are a variety of native plants and herbs, many of which have been used for generations by indigenous…
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Holistic Living 7-Day Challenge

Are you ready to embark on a transformative journey to holistic well-being? Welcome to the Holistic Living 7-Day Challenge—an enriching experience designed to nurture your mind, open your heart, invigorate your body, and awaken your spirit.