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​ 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...


​ Yoga for Mind, Body and Soul

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Yoga will help not only help tone your body, it will also help you to be in the moment. While the the physical benefits of yoga include increased flexibility, muscle strength and tone; the m...


​ 15,000-year-old viruses discovered in Tibet

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Scientists who study glacier ice have found viruses nearly 15,000 years old in two ice samples taken from the Tibetan Plateau in China. Most of those viruses, which survived because they...


Visit Western Playland

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Western Playland is an amusement park with lots of history in our area. If you grew up in El Paso, you more than likely have spent some time on one of their famous rides like El Bandido roll...


Preparing children emotionally for going back to school

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Now is the time to begin to prepare children who need a little extra support as they head back to school. Here are some tips from the experts at KinderCare to help you emotionally prepar...


​ Cultivate an adventure attitude

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In the recent article, ‘Don’t Approach Life Like a Picky Eater’ writer Arthur C. Brooks of the Atlantic explains how there is a direct connection between our willingness to try new things an...


​ Take care of your tootsies

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Physicians agree that the foundation of good health is your feet. Just as you wouldn’t go a day without brushing your teeth, you shouldn’t you go a day without taking care your feet. ...


​ High Protein breakfast can lead to weight loss

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We have all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. While that remains true, experts now add that a high protein breakfast can also help you stay full throughout the day ...


Exercise like a Superman

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Instead of sitting on the couch and watching a superhero movie, try becoming one! This fun ‘Superman’ exercise allows you to channel your inner superhero while strengthening your back...


Rethinking how kids spend recess time

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Recess quality, not just the amount of time spent away from the classroom, plays a major role in whether children experience the full physical, mental and social-emotional benefits of re...

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