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Take responsibility for your own emotions

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At times when our emotions run high it is easy to assign blame to others as to why we feel the way we do. “She made me very angry,” or “he really bummed me out,” are phrases that...


Visualize your future

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Join us for this free vision board class! March 6, 2021 from 10:00-11:00 AM Presenter: Marti Montoya, CLC, ACMLifestyle Coach, Life by Design In this workshop, you will learn why the c...


A smoothie can iron out anxiety

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There are certain nutrients shown to improve the body’s coping mechanisms when dealing with stress and anxiety. They are: • Magnesium – One of the body’s most heavily used minerals, Mag...


Taco Turkey Meat Loaf

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This meat loaf recipe calls for ground turkey instead of beef for an easy weeknight dinner. Its taco-style seasoning can be great for Taco Tuesday as well! Prep time: 25 min. Bake: ...


What are isometric stretches?

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Instead of traditional stretching to warm up, try isometric exercises. Isometric exercises keep the muscles in a shortened or contracted position to avoid unnecessary strain on the body....


The science of siestas: The genetic basis for napping

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How often a person takes daytime naps, if at all, is partly regulated by their genes, according to new research led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and published in ...


Spend a day at the Zoo

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Good news for anyone who is tired of being cooped up – the El Paso Zoo has re-opened after a ten month closure. Today, on Sunday Funday we encourage you to enjoy the almost spring-like w...


Fake it till you make it

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While we all struggle to be as authentic to our own nature as possible, putting on a happy face--even if you don’t really feel happy can help. Experts say that simply acting happy can ac...


Try your hand a poetry

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Young poet Amanda Gorman has inspired millions of people in recent weeks. In fact, she has spurred a renewed interest in the art form. Poetry has long been thought to be therapeutic and...


​ Lift the weight of anxiety with a weighted blanket

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Recent research suggests that by snuggling up with a weighted blanket you can relieve stress and anxiety. Occupational therapists have long used these blankets to help kids with sensory issu...


A rose is a…garnish?

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Valentine’s Day is a big day for roses. But now, after the loving, what can you do with these beautiful flowers? Head to the kitchen! Yes, roses can be eaten. In fact, they offer a f...


10,000 steps a day may set the bar too high

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With cell phone having built in pedometers, walking 10,000 steps a day has been set as the gold standard. But that may not be true for everyone. Experts say that by setting the bar t...


Immune system mounts a lasting defense after recovery from COVID-19

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As the number of people who have fought off SARS-CoV-2 climbs ever higher, a critical question has grown in importance: How long will their immunity to the novel coronavirus last? A new ...


Be the neighborhood cupid

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Football is over, the COVID pandemic is still limiting our entertainment options and it also happens to be Valentine’s Day. Today, on Sunday Funday we say pick up a box of valentines, (T...


Valentine’s Day Blues?

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Thanks to Hallmark, the flower and chocolate industries, Valentine’s Day has become a retail red letter day for couples. For single people however, the day may bring feelings of isolatio...


Reach out to a considerate friend

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If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. - Maya Angelou Today on Inspire Friday, we encourage you to seek out a friend that was there for you when you were f...


Use ‘Aloe’ to say ‘Goodbye’ to dry winter skin!

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While often thought of as a remedy for sunburn relief, aloe vera gel can be helpful during the dry winter months, too. It works by alleviating redness and irritation related to excess dr...


Not all chocolate is created equal

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There has been a lot of hype about the many health benefits of dark chocolate. While not based on the most conclusive research, dark chocolate is undoubtedly healthier than other forms o...


Being active means being healthy

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People who are active in little ways the entire day (cleaning, gardening, running errands) burn more calories and are generally healthier than those who exercise for 30 to 60 minutes and...


Making protein 'superfood' from marine algae

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Marine microalgae-based cellular agriculture is a promising new way to sustainably produce plant-based 'meat' and healthy 'superfoods' for the future. Researchers at Flinders Universi...


Super Bowl Sunday Sangria

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Super Bowl Sunday is a time to celebrate. This Sunday Funday we say try a new cocktail. Here’s recipe for Super Bowl Sangria will have you cheering in no time – whether you are a footbal...


Ask yourself how you feel every day

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One simple way to connect more with your emotional self is to schedule time to reflect and ask yourself how you feel every day. Five to ten minutes of calm introspection and questioning ...


Imagine your life as a pie

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Pick a flavor that describes you and write two sentences that explain why, advises work-life wellness expert Samantha Ettus, who views the pie as the best way to think about a balanced l...


Hypnotherapy for high-blood pressure

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When you think about hypnotherapy, you may think about stopping smoking, losing weight, or helping with anxiety. Using it to help control high blood pressure may not immediately come to ...

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