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5 Reasons You Have Trouble Sleeping (And What You Can do to Help!)

Though it may appear that we're not doing much, while we sleep our bodies are carrying out a lot of maintenance to keep us healthy. When we don't get enough (high quality) sleep, our bodies don't perform at their best.

Understanding Meditation: How Attention Changes Our Brains

Meditation has become increasingly popular, and at some point we may ask, "Why are we meditating? What does it actually do? What is happening that makes a difference?" 

Our Changing Relationship with Our Health

Talking with people, I've found there's some confusion about why someone might go see a naturopathic doctor. In this post I'll address several reasons that bring patients through an ND's door.

Is it a Bad Idea to Take Supplements and Herbs Without Medical Guidance?

If you feel a little lost in the vitamin aisle, you're not alone... How do you tell which one of these products might help you? How do you tell if it's actually working? And once you find what you want, how long should you take it for?

Transform Stress During the Holidays

This time of year can be an excellent opportunity for reflection and inner work. Below are three principles that can help us prepare and endure the season and holidays to come. 

5 Tips for Mindful Travel

Our minds crave novelty, connection and meaning and our everyday life can feel dull when nothing "pops out" at us. Mindfulness is a habit of noticing, without being carried away by our internal dialogue.