Healthy Thinking

Keep a Healthy Perspective for Your Heart’s Sake

Tips to Reduce Stress for a Healthy Heart As you may know, there are a number of factors that contribute to your heart health every day. Diet and exercise are often the first discussed, but understanding the role stress plays on your cardiac health and how to keep the kind of perspective that will allow you to flourish, reduce stress and keep your heart as... Read More

Great Spring Hikes

We’re well into Spring and that means weekends are quickly filling up with hikes and time spent outdoors. We love when the weather warms up and people start popping up outside more and more. Physical activity is a crucial part of our health and fitness, especially when it comes to your cardiac fitness. With so many amazing places to hike and explore nature all the while... Read More

Make Some Outdoor Resolutions

Spring is on the horizon in Colorado, and that means everyone is finally starting to emerge from their caves and getting ready to tackle all the outdoor activities this Rocky Mountain state has to offer. If one of your resolutions for the year was to get healthier, we’d like to encourage you to add an additional aspect to that particular resolution – get outside and... Read More

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How to Beat Seasonal Depression

It’s that time of year in Colorado where the winter starts to feel like it’s dragging on (and on, and on…). For some people, that’s a mild annoyance, but for others, it can spur real emotional and mental roadblocks that impede on normal life and zap you of your energy. If you’re struggling to feel like yourself, here are some things to consider to beat... Read More

Keeping Your Resolutions

Tips to Keep New Year Resolutions January’s coming to a close and you know what that means – a lot of people you know have probably already fallen off their resolution wagon. If you’re still holding on, or are ready to restart those big plans you have for the year, it’s not too late! Especially when it comes to healthy resolutions, many people find themselves... Read More

How to Lose that Extra Holiday Weight the Heart Healthy Way

Lose Holiday Weight: 4 Easy Tips The holiday season is coming to a close, and you may be wondering what the heck happened. Whether it was little indulgences that added up or a couple of all-out, no-holds-barred “cheat days,” if you’re looking at a new, larger waistline and trying to figure out what to do about it, here are some tips on how to lose... Read More

4 Ways to Set Health Resolutions That Actually Last

It’s officially here – the season of “New Year, New You” and resolutions and big plans for big changes in the next 365 days. One of the biggest categories in which people always plan on improving their lives every time New Year’s Eve rolls around is bettering their health and fitness. It’s a noble resolution and one definitely worth striving for, but where so many... Read More

Happy Retirement Planning

Heart Healthy Retirement Planning Tips In today’s world where the question often turns to when you’ll financially be ready to retire, it’s easy to overlook the fact that financial security, while important, does not guarantee your retired days will be carefree and happy. Preparing for a truly enjoyable retirement has to go beyond the number in your bank account at the end of the day.... Read More

What You Can Do Now to Keep Stress Low This Holiday Season

Reduce Holiday Stress The holidays are just around the corner, and that sentence alone probably spiked some serious stress in a lot of you. We get it, the holidays, as great as they can be, can also be a stressful mess if we’re not careful. To avoid stress-related symptoms and a complete burnout, it’s worth it to take a few easy steps now to help... Read More

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Great Fall Reads

The cooler temperatures and earlier sunsets that accompany fall make for the perfect reading season, and with the perfect reading season comes a batch of great fall reading suggestions. Because we’re all about health, happiness, and a balanced, heart-healthy lifestyle here at South Denver Cardiology, we thought we’d offer up some great fall reads books for your consideration. Reading has been proven to decrease stress... Read More