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Humming helps you in a number of ways

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Humming is a soothing form of sound medicine that infuses your body with many therapeutic benefits. It’s also an easy and fun way to enjoy a meditation practice. There are many benefits ...


Smash it up: Cucumber Salad

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Did you know that smashing cucumbers before you cut them produces more flavor than an un-smashed cucumber? By crushing the cells (instead of cutting cleanly through them) compounds get m...


Having fun and exercising with your kids

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It’s too hot to go to the park or spend a lot of time in the backyard. Even if it weren’t, the COVID19 restrictions also make going out with your children for some physical activity chal...


Possible Parkinson’s Breakthrough

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Researchers have discovered that a single treatment to inhibit a gene called PTB in mice converts native astrocytes, brain support cells, into neurons that produce the neurotransmitter d...


Camp out in the backyard

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The nights in El Paso are pleasant; the stars are bright, and the temperature is quite agreeable. It’s a perfect time to pitch a tent, pull out the sleeping bags and rough it – in the lu...


Doing Nothing

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Filling your day with obligations, chores and other mindless tasks can become a habit. If you’re ever faced with a moment where you have nothing to do you, do you feel the pressure to pi...


Know thy ‘shelf’

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If you are in need of a little creative boost, we suggest you work on your shelf.Sometimes taking a break from television, video games and whatever other diversion you have relied on to ...


Singing Bowls offer bountiful benefits

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Tibetan singing bowls are a type of bell that vibrates and produces a rich, deep tone when played. Also known as singing bowls or Himalayan bowls, Tibetan singing bowls are said to promo...


Healthy benefits of figs

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Figs are often recommended to nourish and tone the intestines and act as a natural laxative because of their high fiber content. Many of us consume too much sodium (salt), found in proce...


Exercises to improve flexibility in neck

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Neck Pain is a particularly common problem in our modern age with extended computer usage, poor posture, and a lack of exercise often to blame. Stiffness, loss of range of motion and so...


Living environment may be key to longevity

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When it comes to living to the ripe old age of 100, good genes help but don't tell the full story. Where you live has a significant impact on the likelihood that you will reach centenari...


Record a reading of a children’s book

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Most of us had a favorite book that was read to us when we were children. Whether it was a simple, timeless story like ‘Goldilocks and the three bears,’ or something more adventurous lik...


Understanding loss in all its forms

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Coping with the loss of someone or something you love is one of life’s biggest challenges. You may associate grieving with the death of a loved one—which is often the cause of the most i...


Create a personal, sacred place in your home

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Many of us are spending more time at home. So much time in fact that we may be getting restless and feel the urge to get away. By creating a ‘sacred place’ in your home you can retreat, ...


Tap your way to health?

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Emotional freedom technique (EFT) is an alternative treatment for physical pain and emotional distress. It's also referred to as tapping or psychological acupressure. People who use this...


It’s tomato season!

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Summer brings us many seasonal fruits and vegetables but perhaps none are as heart healthy as the tomato. Considered a super food, the tomato offers taste, texture and versatility. Tomat...


Wiggling your toes for fitness

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Longevity and fitness begin from the bottom up – literally. One of the most important areas of our body that we overlook when exercising is our toes. Keeping your feet strong and flexibl...


'Fat burning' molecule has implications for treatment of obesity

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Obesity affects more than 40 percent of adults in the United States and 13 percent of the global population. With obesity comes a variety of other interconnected diseases including cardi...


Play the song game

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Some of us can remember lazy summer afternoons with not a whole lot going on. Before technology took up almost every minute of dead space, we had to get creative inventing games th...


Learn from the things you cannot control

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The harsh reality about many of the problems we face in life is that they are simply out of our own control. Learning how to step away from the need to control a situation is important f...


Take the Daydream Challenge

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Notice all the in-between moments that are occupied by your connection to technology and the consumption of media. Untangle yourself from this need and reclaim those little moments for y...


Homeopathic Remedies for Heat Headaches

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For many people tolerating high temperatures during the summer months can be a real pain: enter the heat headache. While there is nothing quite so effective as air conditioning, ice and ...


Cool off with this Coconut Granada instead of Ice Cream

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Ice cream is a summertime staple. It’s delicious, refreshing and the perfect answer to a sweet craving. But unfortunately, it is high in fat, sugar and calories. So, here’s an idea: J...


Exercise to slim waist

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There has been internet chatter about the ‘COVID 15.’ Some say that the combination of stress, lack of exercise and additional time at home snacking all add up to the average weight gain...

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