AHNA's Member Magazine

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Readers look forward to AHNA's member magazine, Beginnings, a leading voice for holistic nursing...

Read Beginnings for lively, personal stories of healing and personal growth, inspiration, community, news, event listings, and much more. As an AHNA member (or magazine subscriber), you receive six, 28-page issues per year.  ISSN  1071-2984.

has special editorial themes, such as:

  • Stress Management for Nurses
  • Self-Care for Nurses
  • Nutrition & Herbal Supplements
  • Holistic Nursing Research
  • Energy Healing
  • Age & Life Transitions
  • Holistic Palliative Care
  • Building a Private Nursing Practice
  • and more...

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Submission  Guidelines

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Contributor's Release Form

Position Statements


For article submissions and letters to the editor, please e-mail

Editor: Rebecca Lara

Submissions should be appropriate to an upcoming theme:

Issue     Theme   Story Deadline
Oct '16 Holistic Nurse Entrepreneur Jul 15, 2016
Dec '16 Holistic Mental Health Nursing Sept 15, 2016
Feb '17
Art & Aesthetics in Nursing
Nov 15, 2016
Apr '17 21st Century Holistic Nursing: Re-Shaping
Health and Wellness
Jan 16, 2017
Jun '17 Emotional Health and Wellbeing March 15, 2017


Beginnings is a benefit of AHNA membership. Non-members can subscribe to Beginnings for $36 per year in the United States, $41 (U.S. currency) per year in Canada, and $50 (U.S. currency) per year in other foreign countries. Please download the subscription form and fax to (785) 234-1713.

Back Orders

Back orders of Beginnings, when available, are $8 per copy ($4 for members). Download our order form and mail to:

AHNA Beginnings
2900 SW Plass Court
Topeka, KS 66611-1980
Or fax to (785) 234-1713

Permissions and Reprints
If you are seeking permission to reproduce or photocopy materials published by the American Holistic Nurses Association, please fill out our Permission Form and fax to (785) 234-1713.  

Beginnings is mailed out six times/year nationwide to our large membership base, and remains a primary source of knowledge and inspiration for our members for:

  • Upcoming events & happenings
  • Products to enhance their practices
  • Opportunities for continuing nursing education & personal growth

Beginnings is an ideal way to get ahead and obtain better, more-cost effective results for your advertising dollars, while at the same time supporting AHNA, holistic healthcare and a cause that is core to your business/organization.

To reserve your ad space, download our Rate Card & Contract and return it to the AHNA office.

Questions? Contact or (800) 278-2462 Ext. 13



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