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​ Go Beyond Your Comfort Zone

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Most of us are creatures of habit. We tend to go to the same restaurants, buy the same groceries, or take the same path on our walks. Today on Inspire Friday, we encourage you to try someth...


Ginger offers many health benefits

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Ginger is a flowering plant that originated in Southeast Asia. It is considered one of the healthiest spices on the planet. Ginger can be used fresh, dried, powdered, or as an oil or jui...


Cantaloupe Smoothie

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This cantaloupe smoothie is perfect for late summer. It is fresh, creamy and the optional walnuts add protein. Ingredients 1 ripe, peeled banana (broken in half) ⅔ cup cantaloup...


Try this toe tapping workout

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This move warms up your muscles and gets your heart pumping while still being easy on your joints. Go for 60 reps (or 2 minutes) Stand with feet wide and toes pointing to 10 and 2...


​ Plant based diet may lower heart disease risk

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Eating more nutritious, plant-based foods is heart-healthy at any age, according to two research studies published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open access ...


​ National Be an Angel Day

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On August 22nd, National Be An Angel Day encourages good deeds and kindness to others. This Sunday Funday, be someone’s angel. Offer an ear to listen, a hand to lift them up, or a shoulder t...


The emotions of aging

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If you find yourself spending too much time looking into the rearview mirror of life, you may be experiencing a midlife, or later-life, crisis. You’re not alone: In fact, recent research...


Back to School

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Heading back to school isn’t just for children or college bound young adults. Fall can be an excellent time to take a class in something you have always wanted to learn more about. Accor...


Astral Projection can open doors

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The concept of astral projection has been around since ancient times, but it rarely is examined in modern life. According to proponents, astral projection helps to reach new levels of kn...


​ Super Simple Zucchini Salad

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This zucchini salad recipe is the epitome of “simple, beautiful food.” It’s so pretty and flavorful, thanks to these simple ingredients: Zucchini – When you make this recipe, steer clea...


How Pilates and Yoga differ

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Pilates is a method of exercise that consists of low-impact flexibility, muscular strength and endurance movements. Pilates emphasizes proper postural alignment, core strength and muscl...


New treatment for depression

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According to the World Health Organization, depression is a leading cause of disability worldwide and the disease affects more than 360 million people every year. The risk of sufferin...


​ Visit Licon Dairy and San Elizario

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Just a few minutes from El Paso’s Mission Valley, Licon Dairy is a treat for the entire family. Not only can you get fresh cheese and dairy products, there is a small zoo with an impress...


Lucid dreaming for emotional health

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Lucid dreaming occurs when you are in REM sleep and you are aware that you’re dreaming. During lucid dreaming you can recognize your thoughts and emotions as the dream happens. Sometimes...


Just one minute

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Amid all the stress, distractions and pressure of everyday life taking just a 60 second break can serve to reset your brain, experts say. They key is to focus on one thing and one thing ...


Green tea for younger looking skin

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Drinking green tea and applying it to your skin can help your skin handle the aging process better. A study of 80 women showed an improvement of skin elasticity in participants treated with ...


Try these healthy flour substitutes

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Traditional white flour offers our bodies zero nutritional benefits while being responsible for blood sugar spikes. Here are some flour substitute options: Almond flour Made from...


Walking helps bone density

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We know walking is good exercise to maintain general health, but research shows it is also great for bone health. Walking has been show to slow age-related decline in bone density and ma...


Flu shot protects against severe effects of COVID-19

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In a newly published study, physician-scientists at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have shown that the flu vaccine may provide vital protection against COVID-19.The st...


National Happiness Happens Day

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Smile on August 8th to share in National Happiness Happens Day. Today, just let it happen. You know.Happiness.Because happiness happens. Happiness Day encourages you to recognize every m...


Being grateful

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Adopting a thankful attitude for almost any experience is a good way to stay emotionally healthy according to experts.Here is a list of positive prompts that you can focus on: Source:...


Give the gift of school supplies

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The El Paso State Supported Living Center is home to 98 individuals with intellectual disabilities.They need school supplies. Please make your donation of backpacks, pencils, crayons, ma...


Check your Chakras

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According to proponents, there are seven main chakras (or energy centers) that run from the base of your spine to the top of your head, that contain keys to the condition of your mind, b...


Broccoli for the Brain

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As well as being a low-calorie source of dietary fiber, broccoli may be good for the brain. Here’s the scientific explanation: Broccoli is rich in compounds called glucosinolates. When t...

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