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The Sunday Sunflower U-Pick Event

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The Sunday Sunflower U-Pick Event is Sunday, July 16, 2023 8:00 AM 10:00 AM at Calhoun Flower Farms New Mexico, 86 Haasville Rd, Anthony, NM 88021. Guests can walk up and down the rows ...

 

What does a vacation do for your mental health?

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People who take at least one vacation report better health than those who don’t. A primary reason is the effect a vacation has on our mindset. When we encounter new experiences, rang...

 

Take on a summer reading challenge

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This summer you can put down the gadgets and pick up a book – or maybe five. Many organizations and libraries sponsor a ‘Summer Reading Challenge’ that generally starts in Mid-July and C...

 

​ Crystal healing and meditation

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Though crystal healing is considered a pseudoscience, some sources estimate it existed as far back as 6,000 years ago with the ancient Sumerians of Mesopotamia. While there aren’t any peer-r...

 

Putting the ‘ate’ in hydrate​

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When you think of hydration, you think of drinking water, yet 20% of the water in our diet comes from the foods we eat. To increase hydration, add these 11 fruits and vegetables with hig...

 

Fitness: Buy the Book

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When many of us set a health or fitness goal, we don't think to consult a book on the subject. But the truth is, health and fitness books abound—and they're full of helpful information t...

 

Reading in childhood linked to better mental wellbeing

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Children who begin reading for pleasure early in life tend to perform better at cognitive tests and have better mental health when they enter adolescence, a study of more than 10,000 you...

 

Scenic Sundays

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Scenic Sundays promote health and wellness in the community by closing vehicular access to Scenic Drive between Wheeling and Robinson avenues, allowing visitors to walk, run, cycle or sk...

 

Reiki for mental health

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Reiki is not a cure for any specific condition. Rather, it’s seen as a complementary treatment that promotes optimal balance of the body’s energy to encourage natural healing. Reiki is u...

 

Have a Sundae this Friday

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On July 7th, it is time to indulge on National Strawberry Sundae Day. Each year on this day, Americans combine vanilla or strawberry ice cream, strawberry sauce, fresh strawberries, and ...

 

Benefits of a cold shower

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Cold therapy, also called cryotherapy, uses exposure to cold temperatures to cool the body’s tissues for therapeutic reasons. There are several ways to apply cold therapy, including: col...

 

Easy Salmon Cakes

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These healthy salmon cakes are a delicious way to boost your intake of omega-3s. It is also a great way to use either canned (or leftover) salmon. Ingredients 3 teaspoons extra-virgin ol...

 

A subtype of depression identified

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Scientists at Stanford Medicine conducted a study describing a new category of depression -- labeled the cognitive biotype -- which accounts for 27% of depressed patients and is not effe...

 

Exercise boot camp

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Normally, we offer simple exercises for almost any fitness level but since today is the Fourth of July, we are drafting you to enroll in this special patriotic ‘boot camp.’ Some of these...

 

Full Moon Yoga

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Come bask in the glow of the full moon and let your body and mind experience the desert backdrop at Ardovinos Desert Crossing, 1 Ardovinos Drive Sunland Park, NM, 88063. Guest Instructo...

 

Watch the stars: National Meteor Watch Day

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On June 30th, National Meteor Watch Day encourages us to look to the stars to witness one of the night sky’s most thrilling sights. Also known as National Meteor Day, on a cloudless nigh...

 

Calm your dogs during firework season

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Today we take a break from exploring emotional health in humans and turn to our four-legged friends. Here are a few expert-approved tips to prevent your dog from freaking out during fire...

 

Reiki directs energy for healing

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Reiki is a complementary health approach in which practitioners place their hands lightly on or just above a person, with the goal of directing energy to help facilitate the person's own...

 

Have a ‘berry’ good summer

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Summer fruits are coming into season and there are no more flavorful and easier to eat fruits than berries. Whether they be blueberries, strawberries or raspberries, they all pack a ton ...

 

Water walking great for summer

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Aquatic fitness is an alternative to a traditional fitness center workout but with the added benefits of water. Water supports the body, putting less stress on your joints and muscles. P...

 

Regular napping linked to larger brain volume

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Daytime napping may help to preserve brain health by slowing the rate at which our brains shrink as we age, suggests a new study led by researchers at UCL and the University of the Repub...

 

​Feel like the sun is draining your energy?

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While the sun may not literally be draining your energy, it can decrease melatonin production in your body. Melatonin is a hormone that plays a vital role in mood regulation, so any inc...

 

​ National Kissing Day

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National Kissing Day on June 22nd encourages us to pucker up for a smooch. Whether the kiss comes from your significant other, your children or pets, share the love! Coincidentally, toda...

 

Plan a surprise water balloon showdown!

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On June 24 many Christians all over the world celebrate the Day of Saint John the Baptist. Other cultures welcome the day as the official beginning of the monsoon season and pray for abu...

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