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Ted Escobedo

Snappy Publishing

(915) 820-2800

Owner and publisher of Snappy Publishing, LLC, Ted has worked with the Rio Grande Cancer Foundation for over 15 years as the editorial and creative mind behind our In the Know magazine, newsletter content, and social media campaigns. He specializes in developing content and communication tools for non-profit organizations.

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Take a trip down memory lane

Today let’s connect to someone we used to know- ourselves. Think of a fun memory. Recall an episode in your life where you laugh so hard you cried. Or better yet, you made someone ...

 

Understanding Loneliness

You don’t have to be totally alone to feel loneliness. Loneliness is also tied to the quality of your relationships as well as the number of connections you have. While feelings of lonel...

 

A bulb of an idea

Here’s a light bulb over your head for Inspire Friday: Plant a bulb under your feet! Planting in the fall can be very rewarding. There is something promising about digging into the...

 

Three herbs to benefit the immune system

Many herbs actively fight microorganisms like viruses, bacteria, worms, and bugs, according to the Herbal Medicine Department Chair at American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. ...

 

It’s the great Nutritional Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!

Pumpkin has an impressive nutrient profile. One cup of cooked pumpkin (245 grams) contains: Calories: 49, Fat: 0.2 grams, Protein: 2 grams, Carbs: 12 grams, Fiber: 3 grams, Vitamin A...

 

Excuse me, I need to burpee!

Certain exercises come into fashion as the ‘must do’ fitness trend. At the moment, we are hearing a lot of talk about burpees which, contrary to what it sounds like, is not an infant wit...

 

Severity of COVID-19 cases linked to genetic mutations or antibodies

People infected by the novel coronavirus can have symptoms that range from mild to deadly. Now, two new analyses suggest that some life-threatening cases can be traced to weak spots ...

 

Head to the Hills

While we may not get much fall color in our corner of the desert, we are only a short way to Cloudcroft or Ruidoso, New Mexico where the Lincoln National Forest awaits you in all o...

 

Practice Emotional Hygiene

We all learn to brush our teeth, bathe and groom as children. But good hygiene shouldn’t stop there when we become adults. Experts believe that you should also practice emotional hygiene...

 

Odes to Autumn

Today we offer you these words as inspiration: "Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower."- Albert Camus "I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers."- L....

 

Grounding

Last week we talked about the fun of walking on the grass with your bare feet. Well it seems we have walked right up to a trend called grounding. Proponents of grounding believe that...

 

Healthy snacks for Game Day

These days, even football is different. In the spirit of change, you can step up your game with this healthy game day snack alternative: Bite sized pizzas with zucchini slice ‘cru...

 

Fall for fitness

While we still have a few more weeks before leaves begin to fall, it’s never too early to think about how you can take advantage of the cooler temperatures to get some exercise. To that ...

 

Artificial pancreas controls type 1 diabetes in children

A clinical trial at four pediatric diabetes centers in the United States has found that a new artificial pancreas system -- which automatically monitors and regulates blood gluco...

 

Walk barefoot on the grass

Cold weather will be here before we know it so today, on Sunday Funday, we encourage you to kick off your shoes and socks and walk in the grass. Aside from bringing back memories, it...

 

Foods to avoid when feeling moody

If you have been feeling moody or are experiencing sudden changes in your mood and energy levels, it can be helpful to avoid certain foods and beverages that can trigger mood swings. Her...

 

Spruce up for Fall

The first official day of Fall is just around the corner. Before long, we will be snuggling under blankets and pulling on our favorite sweater. This year, many more of us are spendin...

 

Chiropractic Care

Many people seeking back pain relief alternatives choose chiropractic treatment. About 22 million Americans visit chiropractors annually. Of these, 7.7 million, or 35%, are seeking r...

 

Walking and work out recovery foods and snacks

If you have finished your walking routine or work out, you may have built up an appetite. Here is a list of 'recovery snacks' that will give your body what it needs while maintaining you...

 

Start a 12-week walking program today

If you are looking for an exercise program that can help you gradually get in shape, we would like to help you with your first step. This 12-week walking schedule from the National Heart...

 

Study further pinpoints brain regions that may control fatigue

Scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine using MRI scans and computer modeling say they have further pinpointed areas of the human brain that regulate efforts to deal with fatigue. The fi...

 

Surprise someone with breakfast in bed

Breakfast in bed always seems so glamorous in movies. Usually room service or a maid will deliver a beautifully prepared meal with a silver pot of coffee and crystal glasses of ora...

 

The truth and emotional maturity

Becoming an emotionally mature person takes effort, patience and an understanding of how to process and deal with your own emotional issues. It also comes from simply accepting peopl...

 

Make room for joy

“Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter. It shakes the yellow leaves from the bough of your heart, so that...

 

Probiotics for beginners

Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that are good for your digestive system. We usually think of bacteria as germs that cause diseases, but your body is full of bacteria both goo...

 

Become a nutrition ‘stalker’

Celery has been underrated for many years, but take note: Celery offers anti-inflammatory and many other health benefits. In addition to well-known antioxidants like vitamin C and fl...

 

Jump to it!

Exercise can be pretty boring sometimes, especially of you have been doing the same routine or if you haven’t found an exercise that helps you get active, lose weight AND makes you smile...

 

Many animal species may be vulnerable to SARS-CoV-2 infection

Humans are not the only species facing a potential threat from SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, according to a new study from the University of California, Dav...

 

Do one new thing today

There is no denying that social distancing and closures can lead to a pretty boring Sunday. With all of our options limited, we encourage you to do something you have never done be...

 

Write a letter to your younger self

Journal entry prompts and therapists suggest writing a letter to your younger self as a way to help get an understanding of where you have been and how you have grown.In doing so, we...

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