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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 ...


The best snack food according to experts

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If you are kicking off the new year with a new diet, you might be asking yourself right about now, “What snack can I eat without the guilt?” The answer is hummus. In a 2020 study in The...


A simple exercise that stacks up as one of the best

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If you are looking for a simple, effective exercise that you can do at home, here’s one you can try. Stackers is an exercise that offers benefits for your whole body according to trainer...


Fasting diet does not affect weight change, study found

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Reducing total calories may be more effective for weight loss than intermittent fasting. Timing from first meal to last meal was not associated with weight loss in a six-year study: Eati...


National Puzzle Day

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Each year on January 29th, National Puzzle Day recognizes how exercising our brains with puzzles is just one of its many benefits. Whether it’s a crossword, jigsaw, trivia, word searches...


​ How baking can boost your mood

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Baking has been linked to boosting emotional health. In fact, people who suffer from depression or other mood disorders turn to baking as a form of therapy to relieve stress and anxiety ...


National ‘Fun at Work’ Day

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Fight the workday doldrums during ‘National Fun at Work’ Day on the last Friday in January! National Day Calendar. Every workplace has its own culture so make sure to get creative and fi...


Chia seed benefits

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Chia seeds are small round seeds, and can be black, brown and white in color. They are harvested from a flowering plant in the mint family known as Salvia H Hispanica. It's native to par...


Why Almond Flour?

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Almond flour is a great alternative to wheat-based flours. It is nutritious and provides many potential health benefits, including a reduced risk of heart disease and improved blood suga...


Take a walk break twice an hour

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Unfortunately, Americans of all ages are sitting more and walking less. Now a recent study by Columbia University reveals that walking just 5 minutes each half hour reduces the health ri...


Walking five minutes every half hour offsets prolonged sitting

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Mounting evidence suggests that prolonged sitting -- a staple of modern-day life -- is hazardous to your health, even if you exercise regularly. Based on these findings, doctors advise a...


Women's Hike - Sierra Vista Trail

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Explore the beautiful Chihuahuan Desert with other women, led by a female ranger or volunteer. Learn about best hiking practices and the unique desert ecosystems. This hike is open to wo...


Understanding Anxiety

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According to the National Institute of Mental Health, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) usually involves a persistent feeling of anxiety or dread, which can interfere with daily life. I...


Declutter Your Space

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Even in El Paso we can get the winter blues. The cooler weather may keep us indoors longer and we may get tired of the view or begin to feel stagnant. One of the best things you can do ...


Try Acupuncture to quit smoking

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If you are struggling to uphold your new year’s resolution to quit smoking and have tried almost everything, it may be the time to try acupuncture. Acupuncture relies on stimulating sp...


Squash your dinner plans

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Whether it’s acorn or butternut, take your pick because both are winter superfoods. Either variety of winter squash is abundant beginning in early fall and lasts all through winter. Wint...


Stretching is a great workout

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Most people consider stretching as a pre-workout or post-workout activity but stretching has a long list of benefits that should be considered if you’re looking to improve your health. S...


Healthy eating patterns linked with lower risk of premature death

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A variety of healthy eating patterns are linked to reduced risk of premature death, according to a new study. They found that participants who scored high on adherence to at least one of...


Days of Remembrance

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Elegant Penguin Enterprises presents the 32nd Annual Winter Days of Remembrance Bridal Quince & Sweet 16 Expo at the El Paso Convention Center, today from 11am-5pm. This expo is the larg...


Start The New Year with A Positive Attitude

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A new year is a perfect time to adopt a new attitude. Here are some simple ways to help kick off the year on a positive note and how to keep it up for the next 12 months. 1. Start each...


Make it the year to volunteer

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January always brings renewed commitment to improve our lives. Why not make it the month to plan to help improve other people’s lives as well by signing up to volunteer. There are hundre...

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