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Blueberry Peach Feta Salad

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If you are looking for a no-cook meal option, this Blueberry Peach Feta Salad is like enjoying summer in a bowl. Plus, it’s easy to make and can make a great accompaniment to a lean prot...


Create your own indoor gym

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With the sweltering heat, heading outdoors to get some exercise may be a daunting challenge. Now is a perfect time to create a space in your home that you can use to get fit without hav...


Parade of Homes

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If you have always wondered how the ‘other half’ lives, now is your chance to check it out for yourself. The El Paso Association of Builders is hosting the Parade of Homes now through Au...


Does summer put you in a bad mood?

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Studies have shown that people experience increased frustration and anger in the summer months. Exposure to hot summer temperatures increases your heart rate, which leads to discomfort. ...


Six healthy foods associated with lower cardiovascular disease

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A study led by McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences researchers at the Population Research Health Institute (PHRI) has found that not eating enough of six key foods in combin...


What does a vacation do for your mental health?

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People who take at least one vacation report better health than those who don’t. A primary reason is the effect a vacation has on our mindset. When we encounter new experiences, rang...


The Sunday Sunflower U-Pick Event

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The Sunday Sunflower U-Pick Event is Sunday, July 16, 2023 8:00 AM 10:00 AM at Calhoun Flower Farms New Mexico, 86 Haasville Rd, Anthony, NM 88021. Guests can walk up and down the rows ...


Take on a summer reading challenge

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This summer you can put down the gadgets and pick up a book – or maybe five. Many organizations and libraries sponsor a ‘Summer Reading Challenge’ that generally starts in Mid-July and C...


​ Crystal healing and meditation

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Though crystal healing is considered a pseudoscience, some sources estimate it existed as far back as 6,000 years ago with the ancient Sumerians of Mesopotamia. While there aren’t any peer-r...


Putting the ‘ate’ in hydrate​

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When you think of hydration, you think of drinking water, yet 20% of the water in our diet comes from the foods we eat. To increase hydration, add these 11 fruits and vegetables with hig...


Fitness: Buy the Book

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When many of us set a health or fitness goal, we don't think to consult a book on the subject. But the truth is, health and fitness books abound—and they're full of helpful information t...


Reading in childhood linked to better mental wellbeing

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Children who begin reading for pleasure early in life tend to perform better at cognitive tests and have better mental health when they enter adolescence, a study of more than 10,000 you...


Scenic Sundays

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Scenic Sundays promote health and wellness in the community by closing vehicular access to Scenic Drive between Wheeling and Robinson avenues, allowing visitors to walk, run, cycle or sk...


Reiki for mental health

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Reiki is not a cure for any specific condition. Rather, it’s seen as a complementary treatment that promotes optimal balance of the body’s energy to encourage natural healing. Reiki is u...


Have a Sundae this Friday

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On July 7th, it is time to indulge on National Strawberry Sundae Day. Each year on this day, Americans combine vanilla or strawberry ice cream, strawberry sauce, fresh strawberries, and ...


Benefits of a cold shower

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Cold therapy, also called cryotherapy, uses exposure to cold temperatures to cool the body’s tissues for therapeutic reasons. There are several ways to apply cold therapy, including: col...


Easy Salmon Cakes

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These healthy salmon cakes are a delicious way to boost your intake of omega-3s. It is also a great way to use either canned (or leftover) salmon. Ingredients 3 teaspoons extra-virgin ol...


A subtype of depression identified

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Scientists at Stanford Medicine conducted a study describing a new category of depression -- labeled the cognitive biotype -- which accounts for 27% of depressed patients and is not effe...


Exercise boot camp

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Normally, we offer simple exercises for almost any fitness level but since today is the Fourth of July, we are drafting you to enroll in this special patriotic ‘boot camp.’ Some of these...


Full Moon Yoga

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Come bask in the glow of the full moon and let your body and mind experience the desert backdrop at Ardovinos Desert Crossing, 1 Ardovinos Drive Sunland Park, NM, 88063. Guest Instructo...


Watch the stars: National Meteor Watch Day

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On June 30th, National Meteor Watch Day encourages us to look to the stars to witness one of the night sky’s most thrilling sights. Also known as National Meteor Day, on a cloudless nigh...


Reiki directs energy for healing

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Reiki is a complementary health approach in which practitioners place their hands lightly on or just above a person, with the goal of directing energy to help facilitate the person's own...


Calm your dogs during firework season

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Today we take a break from exploring emotional health in humans and turn to our four-legged friends. Here are a few expert-approved tips to prevent your dog from freaking out during fire...


Have a ‘berry’ good summer

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Summer fruits are coming into season and there are no more flavorful and easier to eat fruits than berries. Whether they be blueberries, strawberries or raspberries, they all pack a ton ...

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