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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...


Blood pressure medications help frail, elderly people live longer

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Taking blood pressure medication as prescribed helped even the frailest elderly people (65 and older) live longer, and the healthiest older people had the biggest survival boost, accordi...


Make a family Documentary

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Everyone is a film maker these days. Our phones have given us the freedom to be the reporter of our own life. While many of us are busy performing in our latest TikTok video, we en...


Get to work being happy

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In the book, ‘Are we Happy Yet?’ by Lisa Cypers Kamen, the author reminds us that ‘happiness is an inside job.’ It turns out, the key to happiness lies within. By carefully paying attent...


Be positive

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Last week, we talked about the importance of setting clear intentions to envision the life you desire. Today, we encourage you to seek out positivity. There are hundreds of books that ha...


Art as therapy

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The American Art Therapy Association characterizes art therapy as an approach to mental health that utilizes the process of creating art to improve mental, physical, and emotional wellne...


Foods that help you hydrate

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Last week we talked about the nutritional benefits of watermelon. One of the main benefits is that it helps you stay hydrated. Here are some other foods that will help keep you satisfied...


‘Swim’ without going to the pool

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Summer is the season to swim. But closures and COVID precautions have dried up our plans to dive into the community pool. If you usually relied on swimming to help keep in shape during t...


Sugars could be the key to an earlier, more accurate test for prostate cancer

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A new type of test that uses complex sugars to detect prostate cancer earlier and with greater accuracy is being developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham. The test wor...


Go to a concert in your living room

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Since we started social distancing to slow the spread of COVID19, performers are trying to find a way to share their art. Artists such as Pink, Coldplay's Chris Martin, Keith Urban, Deat...


Scream: Letting it all out

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Primal screaming as a therapeutic tool was developed by Arthur Yanov in the 1970s. He believed that it was people repressing former traumas that created stress and tension in their prese...


Setting Intentions

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Living a more inspired life begins with setting higher expectations. Setting clear, attainable personal goals will help you stay conscious in the present moment instead of simply reactin...


Naturally increase dopamine production to increase vitality

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Dopamine is an important chemical messenger in the brain that has many functions such as motivation, memory, focus and attention. It is also a necessary for reinforcing good habits. When...


Watermelon is THE fruit for summer!

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There is nothing quite as refreshing as a juicy, sweet, chilled watermelon to break up the summer heat. And, watermelon offers many health benefits. Here are a few: 1. Contains Nutri...


Adjust exercise routine for summer heat

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El Paso’s summer weather is perfect for going outside and getting exercise. Whether it is simple yard work, a run or walk, or playing a sport, the benefits are fantastic. But it is impor...


Spicing up a meal may lower inflammation

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Adding an array of spices to your meal is a surefire way to make it more tasty, but new Penn State research suggests it may increase its health benefits, as well. In a randomized, con...


Watch the sunset

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Have you noticed how many people post pictures of the great El Paso sunsets? Who can blame them – it is a thing of beauty! This Sunday Funday we encourage you to celebrate our suns...


Restlessness and the COVID age

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When someone is experiencing restlessness, they often describe it as feeling “on edge” or having an “uncomfortable urge to move.” It is a safe bet that more than a few of us are feeling ...


Alone time

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“If you're lonely when you're alone, you're in bad company.” ― Jean-Paul Sartre It may sound crazy after all of this self-isolation to encourage alone time but there is a differenc...


Therapy in your own hands: Self massage

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Social distancing has made getting a therapeutic massage impossible. But the short answer to your aches and pains may be in your own hands: here is a guide to common types of self-massag...


Get in a better mood with food

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Hard evidence that certain foods can help put you in a better mood is inconclusive. But some scientific findings do suggest that changes to our diet bring about changes in our brain stru...


The best Apps for an effective home workout

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Diehard gym enthusiasts have had to shift to working out at home. As a result, fitness apps have been downloaded to phones in record numbers. If you are wanting to join the latest fi...

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