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Springtime is a good time for personal growth

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According to the website,“Springtime (,“Springtime) is seen as a time of growth, renewal, of new life being born, and of the cycle of life...


What are the benefits of bee pollen?

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Bee pollen is a ball of pollen made by young bees when they land on a flower. It’s a mixture of pollen, saliva, and nectar or honey. Bees carry these balls back to the hive in sacs on th...


What to eat after fasting

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A very popular dieting trend right now is the Intermittent Fasting diet. During the fasting periods, you eat either very little or nothing at all. The most popular method is the 16/8 met...


Get a spring in your step

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Walking continuously proves to be one of the best cardio exercises for general fitness and weight loss. As the temperatures warm and the days get longer, there is no excuse for not going for...


Reactivating aging stem cells in the brain

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As people get older, their neural stem cells lose the ability to proliferate and produce new neurons, leading to a decline in memory function. Researchers have now discovered a mechanism...


Make a toast today

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Anyone who has had to give a toast at a party or wedding knows that it requires a light heart, quick wit and a great ending. Today, on Sunday Funday we say toast something. It can be as ...


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...

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