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​ What type of mind do you have?

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Understanding a person’s mindset can be useful in identifying what challenges they are facing and how to best approach them. Likewise, understanding your own mindset can be useful in identif...


Words to save for a rainy day

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‘If today gets difficult, remember the smell of coffee, the way sunlight bounces off a window, the sound of your favorite person’s laugh, the feeling when a song you love comes on, the c...


​ Benefits of Cucumber Water

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Cucumber water isn’t just for spas anymore. More people are enjoying this healthy, refreshing drink at home, and why not? It’s delicious and easy to make. Here are a few ways cuc...


Frozen fruits and vegetables healthy alternative

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We buy fresh fruits and vegetables with the hopes that they will make it to our table within a week or so. A lot of times, that doesn’t happen, and we end up tossing them out. While it’s...


‘Mall walking’ perfect on hot summer day

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If the El Paso summer heat or sudden rainstorms have put a damper on your walking schedule, try taking your walk in one of our indoor shopping malls. Most malls have mile markers to help you...


​ New study links alcohol use to higher cancer risk

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A new study from the World Health Organization's (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), published in the journal Lancet Oncology, has found an association between alcohol ...


​ Pandemic proved our emotional resiliency

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A recent article in the Atlantic examines the long-term effects the pandemic has had on our collective psyche. Interestingly, it found that we are far more capable of bouncing back emotional...


‘Get Out And Ride’ at Ascarate this Sunday

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Get those bike cruisers ready and join the Sun City Cruisers as they ride through the Playa Drain Trail at Ascarate Park. In an event that promises to be fun for the whole family, partic...


​ A summer meditation guide

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Summer is more than the fun things you do—it’s how you go about the things you do and the intention behind them. Are you doing things that fulfill you, bring you more joy, and connect you mo...


Easy way to cool down

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Cooling down in the height of the summer heat is never an easy task. Some experts suggest a simple solution: keep your skin moisturizers in the fridge. Applying cold moisturizer on your fore...


Hydrate with fresh foods

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If you are looking to boost your energy during the summer months, staying properly hydrated is key. Aside from making sure you are drinking plenty of water, these are the fresh fruits an...


​ Virtual Reality workout fun and effective

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While a single app, device, or VR game will not be the answer to all of your physical fitness needs, a virtual reality exercise routine might be a novel way to motivate you and your children...


​ Connection between COVID and the common cold

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A study by Stanford University School of Medicine investigators hints that people with COVID-19 may experience milder symptoms if certain cells of their immune systems "remember" previous en...


It’s National Mojito Day

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Each year on July 11th, people across America raise a glass to mark National Mojito Day. The cocktail consists of white rum, sugar, lime juice, sparkling water, and mint. The Mojito i...


Learn from Luca

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Disney-Pixar’s streaming hit of the summer is Luca. The animated film starts under the sea and quickly whisks views above ground to the beautiful Italian Coast. Central to the film is th...


Save some rainwater for a sunny day

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We are in the monsoon season and the recent rains have spurred new life in our desert. Everyone knows rain brings any garden to life, it can also easily be saved in watering ...


​ Glowing skin with coffee and lemon

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Lemons are known for their rich Vitamin C content which helps in brightening the skin, while coffee is a great exfoliator. If you want a natural glow to your skin without spending time in th...


Watermelon prevents dehydration

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Based on its name, it's no surprise this fruit is made up of 92 percent water! But its salt, calcium and magnesium is what makes it ideal for rehydration, according to a 2009 study at th...


Vacation ‘training’

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We tend to ‘go, go, go,’ when we are on vacation. Walking much more than usual, swimming at the beach or hiking are just some of the challenges that you may not be used to. One sure way ...


Stress can turn hair gray -- and it's reversible

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A new study from researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons is the first to offer quantitative evidence linking psychological stress to graying hair in...


Celebrate with a bang!

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Fourth of July celebrating will return to Ascarate Park this year.The El Paso County Parks & Recreation invites the community to enjoy the Fourth of July Fireworks at Ascarate Park on Su...


Care for your pets this 4th of July

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Most Saturdays we explore Emotional Health issues. Today, we encourage you to consider your pet’s emotional health by helping them cope with the startling effects that fireworks have on them...


Take a trip

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COVID concerns aside, it is summer and time to plan a trip. Where? Absolutely anywhere you can afford the money and time to visit will do. While many of us may not be ready to jump on a ...


Calm your dog naturally

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It is not uncommon for a dog to experience situational anxiety around the Fourth of July. Situational anxiety is when your dog is afraid of something specific. Common triggers of situati...

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