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Embracing a Mindful Approach to New Year’s Resolutions

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Mindfulness is the practice of being aware of the present moment, without judgment. It can be practiced through focused activities like meditation or embraced throughout the day in conte...


How to adopt a new diet plan and succeed

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Here are some helpful tips for you to make achieving your weight-loss goals easier: • Simplify your menu, and plan ahead. Planning a weekly menu saves money and time. Before the week beg...


Design your fitness program for 2024

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It's easy to say that you'll exercise every day. But you'll need a plan. As you design your fitness program, keep these points in mind: • Think about your fitness goals. Having clear goa...


Readiness to change vital to New Year's resolutions

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Wanting to lose weight or quit smoking are often resolutions made at the beginning of the New Year? One University of Alabama at Birmingham wellness expert says there is a key ingredient...


End of year melancholy

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Not everyone approaches the new year with unbridled merriment. In fact, most don’t. As the holidays come to an end and we embark on another year, it is common for many people to feel som...


​ Start your resolution list now

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With just a few days left this year, it is time to set our sights on the year to come. Today is a great day to start your list of New Year’s resolutions. Experts say that the most effective ...


Foods to boost you into the new year

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Feeling sluggish after all the holiday merriment? Eating a balanced diet can help our bodies get the right nutrients it needs to fuel us throughout the day. Many foods that are rich in v...


Berry-Infused mint water

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If your holiday indulgences left you feeling a little sluggish – here’s something than can help perk you right up. Aside from being refreshing, the berries carry many antioxidants that c...


New Year’s Party Punch

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There’s no better way to liven up a holiday party than with a big pitcher of punch. This punch forgoes all the added sugar and instead derives its natural sweetness from apple cider. Add...


Get the family together for fun and fitness

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It’s the day after Christmas and if your lucky, you still have lots of family and friends gathering round the house. It’s the perfect time to organize a fun and (mildly) challenging outd...


The neuroscience of the Christmas cheer ‘emotion’

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It is, for many of us, the most wonderful time of the year. “Christmas cheer” is that thing which is often referred to by those who believe December really is the season to be jolly. It’...


Play the Gift Wrap Game

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Challenge your party guests to see who can wrap a present the fastest. The catch? They must work in pairs and each person can only use one hand!


Coping with grief at Christmas

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For some people, this Christmas will be filled with sad memories of someone close who is no longer here. When you’re grieving, everyone handles their emotions and reactions differently. ...


Cookie Mix Mason Jar Gift

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Here’s a fun gift idea for kids and adults alike: Put together a DIY kit for the amateur baker in your life. Mix up the dry ingredients for your favorite cookie, pour them into a mason j...


Gingerbread Rice Krispie Treats

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This healthy twist on the classic Rice Krispie treat is free from refined sugars, using molasses in lieu of marshmallows for the same chewy result. The flavorful, spice-packed recipe is ...


Enjoy Christmas lights by walking in your neighborhood

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If there is ever a reason to go out walking after dark, it’s the beautiful Christmas lights that await you. Plus, it’s an activity that can be enjoyed by the entire family. This week is ...


​ Peppermint tea perfect for the holidays

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Peppermint tea is naturally sweet and free of caffeine. It may be linked to health benefits, including these: 1. May ease digestive issues Peppermint may relieve digestive symptoms, such as ...


​ Americans struggle to maintain healthy habits during holiday season

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The holiday season is a time for joy and celebration, but many Americans admit the endless flurry of activities make it difficult to eat healthy, exercise and get adequate rest, according to...


A Gilbert and Sullivan Christmas Carol

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G&S El Paso Presents a Gilbert and Sullivan Christmas Carol - Sunday Dec 17th, El Paso, Sun Dec 17th, 2023, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm MST. Tickets between $10 - $20 USD. https://events.humanitix...


​ What to Do When You Feel Alone

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Feeling alone is a normal, human experience. You can feel lonely when you're by yourself or even when you’re in a room full of people. When you don’t feel connected with anyone or you feel l...


Volunteer to beat loneliness

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Volunteer opportunities are plentiful. Contributing your time and energy and working alongside others for a good cause can effectively help you in fighting loneliness. Volunteer activiti...


​ Catching more z’s to feel less lonely

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Sleep quality is closely tied to emotional health. Loss of sleep or poor sleep habits can aggravate feelings of loneliness and isolation, and vice versa. If you're fighting loneliness, t...


Eat your veggies to combat loneliness

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Food plays a huge part in how we feel, and research has shown that people experiencing chronic or long-term loneliness have a lower intake of protein, fruits and vegetables in their diet...


Physical activity can help reduce feelings of loneliness

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It’s been well-established that physical activity like walking, yoga and going to a fitness center has many health benefits for older adults. These include better sleep, less anxiety and...

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