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How to manage stress eating

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Perhaps the simplest way to describe stress eating is when you are experiencing intense emotions and you find comfort in food (especially when you are not hungry) as a distraction from a...

 

​ Best Exercises to Ease Stress and Anxiety

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Almost any form of exercise can help reduce stress, but aerobic exercise may be the fastest way to get stress-busting benefits. Aerobic exercise helps ease stress by elevating your heart rat...

 

​ Detecting stress by how people type, click

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In Switzerland, one in three employees suffers from workplace stress. Those affected often don't realize that their physical and mental resources are dwindling until it's too late. This make...

 

Emotional issues around Mother’s Day

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Not all mother-child relationships are Hallmark worthy. In fact, family dysfunction can be one of the most significant contributing factors to emotional health issues. If your relationsh...

 

​ Make mom an ‘at home spa day’ gift

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Like most gifts, it is the thought that counts. If you are looking for ways for small children to make mom a special gift this year, put together a personal ‘spa’ day at home. Many discount ...

 

Get mom a massage

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Let’s be honest, while mom will love the flowers and attention on Mother’s Day, it will back to reality come Monday. Unless you give her the gift of massage when she can schedule her app...

 

Healthy Mother’s Day breakfast ideas

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Millions of people will be waking up on Mother’s Day and attempt to make dear mom a breakfast she will never forget. Many will have additional little hands helping in the kitchen too. So...

 

Working Moms and Moms that workout

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Making time for regular exercise can be a challenge for anyone but, imagine adding a child or two to the struggle. For most mothers, the combination of work, familial demands and general...

 

Mothers' and babies' brains 'more in tune' when mother is happy

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Mothers' and babies' brains can work together as a 'mega-network' by synchronizing brain waves when they interact. The level of connectivity of the brain waves varies according to the mo...

 

The history of Mother’s Day

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If there is a lull in conversation at your Mother’s Day gathering, hit up your companions with your impressive (if not geeky) knowledge of this day: The origins of celebrating motherhood...

 

The Queen has spoken

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"The Queen Has Spoken” Annual Benefit Fashion Show happens today at EPIC Railyard from 5-7PM.All Attendees are invited to wear their ‘best crown.’ A portion of its proceeds to the "Mija ...

 

Mood changes with the wind

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Much like seasonal depression, high winds can have a lasting impact on your mood. During windy weather, air becomes laden with positively charged ions, which is not a plus, as they can a...

 

Learn about Cinco de Mayo

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Cinco De Mayo’s deeply rooted history in the Franco-Mexican War influenced Mexican-Mexican American communities in the early years of the American Civil War. In the early 1860s, as the C...

 

Natural Sunscreens

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Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide are the only ingredients approved by the FDA to give your sunscreen a natural SPF. Zinc oxide and titanium dioxide are minerals, naturally found in the ea...

 

Best Foods for Healthy Skin

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A diet rich in healthy fats and vitamins can support skin health. Many fruits and vegetables, including red grapes and tomatoes, contain compounds that can benefit your skin. Her...

 

Tips for Exercising Outdoors

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Spring offers more daylight before and after work which means more time to get outside and exercise. While a run in the sun can be a pleasant alternative to a gym treadmill, it’s importa...

 

​Higher vitamin A intake linked to lower skin cancer risk​

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People whose diets included high levels of vitamin A had a 17 percent reduction in risk for getting the second-most-common type of skin cancer, as compared to those who ate modest amount...

 

​ 2023 La Viña Spring Festival

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New Mexico's oldest winery, La Vina Winery, is hosting its annual Spring Wine Festival weekend to include great music and great wine. Over 20 wines will be available for tasting and purchase...

 

Get moving for emotional health

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Dance/Movement Therapy is the psychotherapeutic use of movement to further one’s cognitive, social, physical, and spiritual growth. The dance/movement therapist aims to facilitate health...

 

​ Get growing this National Arbor Day

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Each year in April, National Arbor Day encourages us to celebrate and plant trees. The observance takes place each year on the last Friday in April. Trees are more than signals of the changi...

 

Wind chimes for relaxation

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Bearing the El Paso winds may prove to be stressful but, in a ‘lemonade out of lemons’ moment, we turn to the wind chime for relaxation. For many people, wind chimes have long been thoug...

 

Go, Glow, Grow, and Whoa foods for kids

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As children grow, they will naturally gain more independence (and opinions) about the foods they eat. Empowering your children to have healthy eating habits by teaching them which foods ...

 

How much physical activity do children need?

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As summer approaches, keeping children physically active may become a challenge. While today’s children are used to gaming and other web-based diversions, getting the physical exercise t...

 

​ Sedentary time may significantly enlarge adolescents' heart

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Recent World Health Organization reports and guidelines note that more than 80% of adolescents across the globe have insufficient physical activity per day. Physical inactivity has been asso...

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