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What to do when you wake up in a bad mood

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Just because you woke up on the wrong side of the bed, you don’t have to let your bad mood carry on throughout the day. Here are two tips: • Understand your bad mood: It helps to acknow...


Mindful Morning Shower Meditation

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If you shower in the morning, you can easily incorporate mindfulness into your routine. It is best to remove any distractions while you shower, but if you would like, you can play gentle...


The smoothie way to boost energy

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Do smoothies really provide energy in the morning? Yes, a healthy, well-balanced smoothie can provide a real boost of energy in the early hours of the day. Just remember not to include s...


Eat a healthy breakfast – especially before exercising

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If you exercise in the morning, getting up early enough to finish breakfast at least one hour before your workout will keep you well fueled. Studies suggest that eating or drinking carbo...


Top exercises for first thing in the morning

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Starting the day off with a few simple exercises straight out of bed can help you feel energized and motivated throughout the day. And you can be quick about it – experts say you don't h...


Time of day may determine the amount of fat burned by exercise

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Physical activity at the right time of the day seems able to increase fat metabolism, at least in mice. A new study from Karolinska Institute in Sweden and the University of Copenhagen in De...


Be an El Paso wanderer

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Post-football blues? Too early to start the lawn and garden work? Need to give your couch some breathing room? Become a wanderer in your own town this Sunday-Funday. El Paso has grown in...


How to nurture hope

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Hope is the ability to see the positivity in life. A study published in Global Epidemiology from Harvard’s Human Flourishing Program found that people who had more hope were in better ph...


National Random Acts of Kindness Day

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Each year on February 17th, National Random Acts of Kindness Day grows in popularity. It is celebrated by individuals, groups, and organizations nationwide to encourage acts of kindness....


Incense for healing at home

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Many cultures have used incense for healing and spiritual purposes for centuries. The primary way that incense can be used in healing is through aromatherapy. Aromatherapy can help you w...


Five Reasons to Eat More Dark Chocolate

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If you are staring at your box of Valentine’s candy wondering which one to choose – experts say, go for the dark chocolate. Here’s why: • It’s basically brain food The cocoa found in cho...


Building a healthy relationship with exercise

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Today we look at the benefits of exercise with your significant other. Research suggests exercising with one’s romantic partner or spouse is associated with creating a better mood during...


New prostate cancer blood test reaches 94 percent accuracy

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New research shows that the Prostate Screening EpiSwitch (PSE) blood test is 94 per cent accurate -- beating the currently used prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test. The research...


Super bowl, chicken wing friendly cocktails

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Chicken wing will be flying fast and furious this Super Bowl. Whether tuning into a football game at home or heading out to a bar to get some big screen action with some friends, it pays...


Express your needs when feeling taken for granted:

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Whether at work or at home most of us will feel that are efforts are overlooked or underappreciated. Take heart, here’s some tips on what you can do. • Clarify your needs. You need to ge...


Be a senior’s Valentine

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With all the hubbub about Valentine’s Day being one of the most gift-giving days of the year, we encourage you to include some senior citizens in our community on your sweetheart list. T...


Fight the ‘Big C’ with these two teas

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Laboratory studies show that green tea slows the growth of cancer cells or prevents it entirely. They also prevent the formation of new blood vessels that cancer cells use to feed themse...


The ABCs of foods that fight cancer

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No single food can protect you against cancer by itself, but research shows that a diet filled with a variety of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans and other plant foods helps lower...


Exercise to limit cancer risk

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February is Cancer Prevention Month, and it is no surprise that exercise is important to reduce the risk of many cancers. For example: • Bowel cancer: exercise can help waste pass throug...


One in eight Americans over 50 show signs of food addiction

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Whether you call them comfort foods, highly processed foods, junk foods, empty calories or just some of Americans' favorite foods and drinks, a sizable percentage of older Americans have...


Check out a football flick

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It’s the weird Sunday before the Super Bowl when we must wait an entire week for the big game. But fear not, you can always get your football ya-yas by checking out one or more of these ...


How to stop taking life too seriously

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Many of us long for the carefree days of our youth when being silly was normal and nothing really got to us for long. Then, as we get older, we grow more serious. (Cue ‘Puff the Magic Dr...


Apps make journaling easier

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Keeping a journal can boost your productivity and well-being in a few minutes a day. Just jot your thoughts down or record what happened during the day—it's a simple way to manage stress...


Tapping Exercises for stress relief

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'EFT Tapping' draws on the ancient Chinese practice of acupuncture, which teaches that the body's energy travels along specific pathways. Certain points on these pathways are stimulated ...

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