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Tap your way to health?

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Emotional freedom technique (EFT) is an alternative treatment for physical pain and emotional distress. It's also referred to as tapping or psychological acupressure. People who use this...


It’s tomato season!

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Summer brings us many seasonal fruits and vegetables but perhaps none are as heart healthy as the tomato. Considered a super food, the tomato offers taste, texture and versatility. Tomat...


Wiggling your toes for fitness

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Longevity and fitness begin from the bottom up – literally. One of the most important areas of our body that we overlook when exercising is our toes. Keeping your feet strong and flexibl...


'Fat burning' molecule has implications for treatment of obesity

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Obesity affects more than 40 percent of adults in the United States and 13 percent of the global population. With obesity comes a variety of other interconnected diseases including cardi...


Play the song game

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Some of us can remember lazy summer afternoons with not a whole lot going on. Before technology took up almost every minute of dead space, we had to get creative inventing games th...


Learn from the things you cannot control

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The harsh reality about many of the problems we face in life is that they are simply out of our own control. Learning how to step away from the need to control a situation is important f...


Take the Daydream Challenge

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Notice all the in-between moments that are occupied by your connection to technology and the consumption of media. Untangle yourself from this need and reclaim those little moments for y...


Homeopathic Remedies for Heat Headaches

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For many people tolerating high temperatures during the summer months can be a real pain: enter the heat headache. While there is nothing quite so effective as air conditioning, ice and ...


Cool off with this Coconut Granada instead of Ice Cream

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Ice cream is a summertime staple. It’s delicious, refreshing and the perfect answer to a sweet craving. But unfortunately, it is high in fat, sugar and calories. So, here’s an idea: J...


Exercise to slim waist

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There has been internet chatter about the ‘COVID 15.’ Some say that the combination of stress, lack of exercise and additional time at home snacking all add up to the average weight gain...


Blood pressure medications help frail, elderly people live longer

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Taking blood pressure medication as prescribed helped even the frailest elderly people (65 and older) live longer, and the healthiest older people had the biggest survival boost, accordi...


Make a family Documentary

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Everyone is a film maker these days. Our phones have given us the freedom to be the reporter of our own life. While many of us are busy performing in our latest TikTok video, we en...


Get to work being happy

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In the book, ‘Are we Happy Yet?’ by Lisa Cypers Kamen, the author reminds us that ‘happiness is an inside job.’ It turns out, the key to happiness lies within. By carefully paying attent...


Be positive

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Last week, we talked about the importance of setting clear intentions to envision the life you desire. Today, we encourage you to seek out positivity. There are hundreds of books that ha...


Art as therapy

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The American Art Therapy Association characterizes art therapy as an approach to mental health that utilizes the process of creating art to improve mental, physical, and emotional wellne...


Foods that help you hydrate

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Last week we talked about the nutritional benefits of watermelon. One of the main benefits is that it helps you stay hydrated. Here are some other foods that will help keep you satisfied...


‘Swim’ without going to the pool

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Summer is the season to swim. But closures and COVID precautions have dried up our plans to dive into the community pool. If you usually relied on swimming to help keep in shape during t...


Sugars could be the key to an earlier, more accurate test for prostate cancer

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A new type of test that uses complex sugars to detect prostate cancer earlier and with greater accuracy is being developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham. The test wor...


Go to a concert in your living room

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Since we started social distancing to slow the spread of COVID19, performers are trying to find a way to share their art. Artists such as Pink, Coldplay's Chris Martin, Keith Urban, Deat...


Scream: Letting it all out

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Primal screaming as a therapeutic tool was developed by Arthur Yanov in the 1970s. He believed that it was people repressing former traumas that created stress and tension in their prese...


Setting Intentions

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Living a more inspired life begins with setting higher expectations. Setting clear, attainable personal goals will help you stay conscious in the present moment instead of simply reactin...


Naturally increase dopamine production to increase vitality

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Dopamine is an important chemical messenger in the brain that has many functions such as motivation, memory, focus and attention. It is also a necessary for reinforcing good habits. When...


Watermelon is THE fruit for summer!

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There is nothing quite as refreshing as a juicy, sweet, chilled watermelon to break up the summer heat. And, watermelon offers many health benefits. Here are a few: 1. Contains Nutri...


Adjust exercise routine for summer heat

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El Paso’s summer weather is perfect for going outside and getting exercise. Whether it is simple yard work, a run or walk, or playing a sport, the benefits are fantastic. But it is impor...

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