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Give a little bit

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When we hear the word philanthropy we think of millionaires donating a wing to a hospital and the like. But, today on Inspire Friday we remind you that charity begins at home. There ...


Coconut Oil’s healthy benefits

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Coconut oil is high in certain saturated fats. These fats have different effects in the body compared with most other dietary fats. The fatty acids in coconut oil can encourage your body...


Mashed Cauliflower

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As the temperatures drop we all look to warm comfort food to warm our spirits. Traditionally, mashed potatoes have been just the thing. People who are trying to move away from a high...


5-minute workout

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If you were already going to gym to get exercise but have found it more difficult these days, we have found a five-minute workout that has been touted to replace 1 hour at the gym. ...


Older adults using cannabis to treat common health conditions

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With growing interest in its potential health benefits and new legislation favoring legalization in more states, cannabis use is becoming more common among older adults. University of...


Learn a new dance

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If you have ever been at a party and see people rush to the dance floor because they want to show off their ‘Electric Slide’ or worse yet, the ‘Macarena.’ Or, perhaps you have always wan...


Why a hug can lift our spirits

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When we touch, cuddle, hug, or hold hands our bodies release the “feel good” hormones. These hormones include oxytocin, dopamine, and serotonin. Once the hormones are released int...


Uninspired? We can fix that!

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Normally we offer ideas to inspire you on Fridays but today, we focus on the hopelessly uninspired. If you are feeling stuck and generally sluggish both physically and creatively, ...


Natural Testosterone Boosters

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There are only a few natural testosterone boosters are supported by scientific studies. The herb with the most research behind it is called ashwagandha. One study tested the ef...


Pomegranates burst with divine benefits

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Pomegranates have been celebrated since the days of ancient Greece and Rome. Once offered to the Goddess Demeter to gain favor and ask for a fruitful season, today we offer you the many ...


Benefits of exercise over 50

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Keeping fit is beneficial at any age but exercising over 50 is essential in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. And the benefits are not only physical – they can be emotional and mental...


Genetic risk of developing obesity

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Some people are at higher risk of developing obesity because they possess genetic variants that affect how the brain processes sensory information and regulates feeding and behavior....


Take a trip down memory lane

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Today let’s connect to someone we used to know- ourselves. Think of a fun memory. Recall an episode in your life where you laugh so hard you cried. Or better yet, you made someone ...


Understanding Loneliness

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You don’t have to be totally alone to feel loneliness. Loneliness is also tied to the quality of your relationships as well as the number of connections you have. While feelings of lonel...


A bulb of an idea

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Here’s a light bulb over your head for Inspire Friday: Plant a bulb under your feet! Planting in the fall can be very rewarding. There is something promising about digging into the...


Three herbs to benefit the immune system

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Many herbs actively fight microorganisms like viruses, bacteria, worms, and bugs, according to the Herbal Medicine Department Chair at American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. ...


It’s the great Nutritional Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!

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Pumpkin has an impressive nutrient profile. One cup of cooked pumpkin (245 grams) contains: Calories: 49, Fat: 0.2 grams, Protein: 2 grams, Carbs: 12 grams, Fiber: 3 grams, Vitamin A...


Excuse me, I need to burpee!

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Certain exercises come into fashion as the ‘must do’ fitness trend. At the moment, we are hearing a lot of talk about burpees which, contrary to what it sounds like, is not an infant wit...


Severity of COVID-19 cases linked to genetic mutations or antibodies

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People infected by the novel coronavirus can have symptoms that range from mild to deadly. Now, two new analyses suggest that some life-threatening cases can be traced to weak spots ...


Head to the Hills

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While we may not get much fall color in our corner of the desert, we are only a short way to Cloudcroft or Ruidoso, New Mexico where the Lincoln National Forest awaits you in all o...


Practice Emotional Hygiene

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We all learn to brush our teeth, bathe and groom as children. But good hygiene shouldn’t stop there when we become adults. Experts believe that you should also practice emotional hygiene...


Odes to Autumn

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Today we offer you these words as inspiration: "Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower."- Albert Camus "I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers."- L....



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Last week we talked about the fun of walking on the grass with your bare feet. Well it seems we have walked right up to a trend called grounding. Proponents of grounding believe that...


Healthy snacks for Game Day

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These days, even football is different. In the spirit of change, you can step up your game with this healthy game day snack alternative: Bite sized pizzas with zucchini slice ‘cru...

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