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Rescue Run: Tails of the Times

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The El Paso Animal Shelter presents their Rescue Run January 28 at 8am. The idea is to run/walk as many shelter pups as possible. Please keep in mind that NO SHORTS are allowed; full len...


Why diets make you moody

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We have all seen the Snickers Bar commercials when people change their personalities because they are ‘hangry.’ While amusing, it’s a serious thing. Dieting can cause hormone and blood s...


National Spouses Day

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National Spouses Day on January 26th each year celebrates the bond between two people and sets aside time for couples to show each other gratitude. Dedicated to recognizing spou...


These foods will help you burn calories

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When it comes to weight loss, what you eat is just as important as what you don't. Research shows that some foods really do help dieters shed weight faster than others. That's because no...


Simple ways to cut calories from your diet

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Everyone knows that to lose weight, you need to eat fewer calories but that’s easier said than done. Here are a few simple, but highly effective, ways to cut calories and lose weight. 1....


These simple exercises burn the most calories

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The number of calories a workout burns can differ based on the person and intensity level. So, if you’ve found yourself wondering, “What exercise burns the most calories?” the answer isn...


Dietary restrictions slow brain aging, increases lifespan

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Restricting calories is known to improve health and increase lifespan, but much of how it does so remain a mystery, especially regarding how it protects the brain. Buck scientists have u...


​ The importance of embracing change

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“Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.” ~Karen Kaiser Clark Life has but one guarantee: change. While we can’t control life’s ebbs and flows, we can learn how to acce...


Supplement your will power.

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Sticking to a diet and overcoming impulse food cravings can be made easier with the right supplements according to experts. Decision-making and impulse control happen between your ears,...


What to eat before working out

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Our bodies need fuel – especially if we are planning to get some exercise. When choosing the right foods, you want to have something that includes carbohydrates: this could be a banana, ...


Staying motivated to exercise

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Deciding to get more active is great, but once you start, it’s important (and challenging) to keep it up. Here are a few tips you can use to stay motivated. • Invite a friend A great way...


Quartet for the End of Time

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El Paso Pro Musica presents, ‘Quartet for the end of time,’ Sunday, January 21, 2024 2:30 PM 3:30 PM, Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall 500 West University Ave M301 El Paso, TX 79968 A special...


Develop your inspirational mantra

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Every January we all look to the new year as an opportunity to improve ourselves. But staying motivated can be challenging. Developing your own mantra that connects to your inner self ca...


Scientists tame chaotic protein fueling 75% of cancers

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Meet MYC, the shapeless protein responsible for making the majority of human cancer cases worse. UC Riverside researchers have found a way to rein it in, offering hope for a new era of t...


​ Pick up Soccer

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SUNDAY PICK-UP soccer games are designed to have fun, make friends, and get some exercise. Participants should bring cleats or sneakers and be ready to play in a relaxed and friendly atmosph...


Benefits of mindfulness for mental well-being

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Mindfulness practices can have a positive effect on mental well-being and can help people develop healthy thought patterns. Practicing mindfulness may help people learn how to avoid gett...


Take a step towards lifelong learning

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The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) provides learning opportunities to enhance the enjoyment, meaning and direction of adult lives, as well as the health and well-being of older...


​ How to Practice Mindfulness Meditation on the Go

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Nearly every task we perform in a day—be it brushing our teeth, eating lunch, talking with friends or exercising—can be done more mindfully. When we are mindful of our actions, we pay more...


Mindful Eating can help you stick to a healthier diet

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Here are a few simple guidelines to keep in mind to discern between mindless and (more) mindful eating. Know more: (https://www.mind...


5 components of mindful exercise

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The benefits of mindfulness can be felt in almost all aspects health and wellness, but recent studies show a direct link between mindfulness and physical activity. If you are not quite s...


​ Combining mindfulness with exercise for mental health boost

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For people looking to start 2024 with a new routine to feel fitter and happier, a new study from the University of Bath suggests that combining mindfulness with exercise could be your key to...


Miner Basketball

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UTEP Men’s Basketball Vs Chicago State at Don Haskins Center Happening on Sunday, January 7, 2024, Doors Open at 2:00 PM. Tickets: ...


Mentally Prepare for The New Year

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Here are 5 helpful tips on how to improve and maintain your mental health to be successful in all your 2024 resolutions: • Forget about high Expectations and set realistic goals Sure, we...


Learn a new skill in 2024

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The new year is the perfect opportunity to commit to learning a new skill over the next twelve months. Whether it be amateur photography, ceramic sculpture, gardening or cooking – there ...

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