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Finding Yourself

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Change, grief, loss of self?

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Spring Fitness and HRV

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Unusual workout symptoms?

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Space, Simplicity, Health

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How to create a healthier space …

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Spring Renewal

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Shed layers, welcome spring!

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10 Ways to Move Forward

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Small, strong, steps forward …

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Physical Recovery

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Has the past year taken a toll on your body?

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Lifechanging CBD

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How CBD can help & why …

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Immediate Calm

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Fast stress relief …

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Health and Beauty

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Look good and feel good this year!

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Foods That Heal

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Daily healing diet choices …

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Health and Holidays

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Classic holidays and simpler times …

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We Can Do Hard Things

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Replenish, reset, recharge …

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Travel and Gathering

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Air travel, indoor gatherings, and more …

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Relationships and Conflict

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How to address conflict in loving and kind ways …

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Fall Social Distancing Ideas

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Creative ideas for fall fun …

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Resilience: Spiritual Health

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Guidance and evolution of faith …

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Resilience: Mental Health

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Adapt, grow, heal …

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Resilience: Physical Health

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Crucial to surviving change …

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Building Resilience

Healing and change …

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Screens, Kids, and COVID

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How to balance screen time …

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5 Supplements to Ease Anxiety

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Ways to ease anxiety …

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Beyond Fear, Finding Growth

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Calm fears, reduce anxiety …

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Natural Preparations for the Coronavirus

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We’re here to help and ease anxiety …

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Making Space for Love

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More love for yourself and others, here’s how …

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Winter Blues and Seasonal Depression

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Low adrenal function can make you cold …

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A New Perspective on Stress

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How to cope with stress, beyond just self-care…

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3 Alternatives to Antidepressants

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Learn how these 3 can help …

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Feeling Unmotivated and Tired?

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Tired all.the.time? There’s a reason and we can help.

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Staying Healthy While Traveling

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Grab these supplements for your travel bag!

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When Relationships Change

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Steps to take when your relationships feel … off …

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Adolescent Mental Health

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Normalizing mental health care for our kids. Here’s how …

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Top 10 Stress Busters for Summer

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10 Tips so you can enjoy your summer and lower your stress …

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Is it Genetics? Nature vs. Nurture

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Is it genetics? Dr. Graves discusses nature vs. nurture …

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Self Care for Moms

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Start a new tradition of self care this Mother’s Day. Dr. Graves offers 20 tips and ideas …

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Natural Remedies for Hair Loss

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What causes hair loss? Dr. Graves talks about the typical root causes of hair loss and natural remedies that may help …

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Holistic Approach to Midlife Happiness

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Here are 3 tips to help you as you redefine yourself …

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Sexual Health: Natural Libido Boost

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Valentine’s Day is a great reminder that our sexual health may be on the back burner. Dr. Graves offers some libido boosting ideas in this week’s blog.

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Best Exercises for 2019

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What are Dr. Graves top 3 recommendations for exercise in 2019? Learn more about them and why they are recommended for your best health …

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Self Image vs. Self Love

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Being kind to yourself is one of the strongest medicines for your health. Take a moment today to learn, listen, and heal your inner self with your inner voice. Here’s how…

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Fear or Anxiety About A Visit to the Doctor: Iatrophobia

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Sweating at the thought of a doctors appointment? If you or a loved one has a fear of the doctor, here’s how to ease the anxiety…

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2019: New Year, New You

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2019 is YOUR year to create the best you! Here’s how to find your determination, make a plan, and monitor your progress. Make 2019 your best year yet!

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Healthy Holiday Travel Tips

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Traveling by train, plane, automobile, or sleigh can be less than merry for your immune system. Dr. Graves offers healthy holiday travel tips for you and your family …

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How to Have Your Best (Less Stressed!) Holidays Ever

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To-do list? Shopping list? Gift list? The holidays can quickly turn into a frenzy of frustration. Get these 4 tips on your to-do list and have your best holiday season EVER! Read more here …

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A Naturopathic’s Guide To Grief: Holidays, Anniversaries, …

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Feeling numb during the holiday season or dreading it? Grief can show up in a variety of mental and physical ways during the holidays and throughout the year.

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Lymphatic Massage: Lymph System Health

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Your lymph system flushes out toxins, heavy metals, excess hormones, and more from your cells. Lymphatic massage supports that process. Here’s how it works …

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CBD Oil and CBD Cream: Top Questions Answered

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Are you curious about CBD? Did you know it may help your anxiety, pain, and help you sleep better? We have the facts about CBD oil and CBD cream.

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Ashwagandha: The Super Herb for Stress, Anxiety, and Depression

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Feeling burned out? Ashwagandha helps the mind and body adjust to stress, fights depression, and fights anxiety. Learn more about this amazing adaptogen herb …

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Mood, Hormones, & Everything in Between: Natural Teen Care

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Why teens are under so much pressure and how naturopathic medicine and therapies can help. Mentally and physically, teens need support now more than ever.

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Is Stress Making You Fat?

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“I’m working out everyday, but I’m not seeing results!”  “I’m so frustrated – I push harder and harder, yet I keep gaining weight!”  “I am trying everything, but I can’t seem to lose weight – I am about to give

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Don’t Let Stress Ruin Your Holidays

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Are you knee-high in decorations, cookies, songs, and events, all geared to celebrate the holidays but end up stressing you out? Does it seem fun at the beginning only to be overdone by the time the holiday comes around? Or

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The Dangers of Anxiety & How to Calm It

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             “For me, it was a personal secret that I kept hidden from others.  For one, I didn’t know if it was just the typical everyday ‘stress’ people talk about or two, if I realized it wasn’t ‘normal’, no one

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Is Chronic Stress Controlling Your Life? 3 Things to do Today to Stop it

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Stress.  Sometimes an overused word that many of us have become immune to as it just seems to be an accepted part of everyday life.  Work needs to get done.  Chores need to be finished.  Kids need to be picked

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Cupping: What does it feel like?

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So, what is this cupping you keep hearing about REALLY like?  Since offering cupping as a separate treatment at Colorado Natural Medicine + Acupuncture, we’ve been getting this question often.  Let us explain and give insight on why you may

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A New Alternative for Optimal Mental Health: Holistic Counseling

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Life isn’t always easy.  It can be raw, overwhelming, and confusing at times.  The older we grow, the more experiences we have, and the more challenging it can become to achieve the happy and healthy life we desire.  Have you

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Killer Stress: The stress / cortisol connection

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Stress!!! It's a killer!! Literally and figuratively! The Stress Stigma Our culture tends to wear stress like a badge of honor.  We're multitasking like crazy, "carving out time" for all kinds of things, stretching our 24 hours and ourselves to

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