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​ Americans struggle to maintain healthy habits during holiday season

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The holiday season is a time for joy and celebration, but many Americans admit the endless flurry of activities make it difficult to eat healthy, exercise and get adequate rest, according to...

 

A Gilbert and Sullivan Christmas Carol

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G&S El Paso Presents a Gilbert and Sullivan Christmas Carol - Sunday Dec 17th, El Paso, Sun Dec 17th, 2023, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm MST. Tickets between $10 - $20 USD. https://events.humanitix...

 

​ What to Do When You Feel Alone

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Feeling alone is a normal, human experience. You can feel lonely when you're by yourself or even when you’re in a room full of people. When you don’t feel connected with anyone or you feel l...

 

Volunteer to beat loneliness

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Volunteer opportunities are plentiful. Contributing your time and energy and working alongside others for a good cause can effectively help you in fighting loneliness. Volunteer activiti...

 

​ Catching more z’s to feel less lonely

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Sleep quality is closely tied to emotional health. Loss of sleep or poor sleep habits can aggravate feelings of loneliness and isolation, and vice versa. If you're fighting loneliness, t...

 

Eat your veggies to combat loneliness

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Food plays a huge part in how we feel, and research has shown that people experiencing chronic or long-term loneliness have a lower intake of protein, fruits and vegetables in their diet...

 

Physical activity can help reduce feelings of loneliness

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It’s been well-established that physical activity like walking, yoga and going to a fitness center has many health benefits for older adults. These include better sleep, less anxiety and...

 

Nearly 1 in 4 adults feel lonely, new survey finds

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Nearly 1 in 4 adults across the world have reported feeling very or fairly lonely, a new Meta-Gallup survey has found. The new survey, taken across 142 countries, found 24% of people age...

 

Pet Photos with Santa

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Bring your pets to pose with Santa at Cielo Vista Mall! This year the mall will host Pet Photo events on Sunday, December 3rd and Sunday, December 10th from 6pm-8pm on the lower level, ...

 

Make a personal declaration

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Caregiving can take an emotional toll on you. Experts agree that self-care, in addition to the care you provide to your loved one, is equally important. Here is a coping mechanism that y...

 

​ Bodhi Day

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Each year on December 8th, Buddhists celebrate the day that Siddhartha Gautama achieved enlightenment through meditation. The word Bodhi means awakening or enlightenment. Siddhartha Gautam...

 

​ Massage certificates make wonderful gifts

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Giving the gift of rest and relaxation is easy to do with a certificate for a full body massage Consider giving such a gift to someone who may not ‘splurge’ on themselves. And it is a gift t...

 

Healthy food gift ideas

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A popular holiday gift idea is a food basket, but some options are healthier than others. When looking for a tasty treat for the people on your gift list, why not think beyond the cookie...

 

​ Exercise can be especially effective for caregivers.

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Most caregivers struggle to find the time or the ways to fit activity into their daily routine. Here are a few suggestions that can make an impact on your overall well-being without overwhel...

 

​ Performing acts of kindness may help you feel better

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People suffering from symptoms of depression or anxiety may help heal themselves by doing good deeds for others, new research shows. The study found that performing acts of kindness led to...

 

The Nutcracker by The El Paso Ballet Theatre

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The Nutcracker Ballet, based on a German fairy tale, is one of the most famous ballets in the world. It’s Christmas Eve, and Herr Von Stahlbaum and his wife are preparing for their annua...

 

Ways to Cope with Holiday Stress

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Here are some coping strategies to help you bolster your mental health during the holidays. • Practice Mindfulness and Meditation Mindfulness can be a valuable mental wellness tool. Mind...

 

National Eat a Red Apple Day

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On December 1st, National Eat a Red Apple Day encourages everyone to eat a red apple. As the adage goes, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away," and today is a perfect time to begin that...

 

Health Benefits of a Christmas Brandy

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Drinking a shot of smooth full-flavored brandy this Christmas could benefit your health, Monash University researchers have found. Dr. Gordon Troup from the School of Physics said that, ...

 

Turkey quesadillas with Cranberry Salsa

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If you are getting a little tired of reheating the same old turkey dinner from last week, here’s an idea: Turkey Quesadillas with Cranberry Salsa A sweet-tart cranberry salsa is the idea...

 

A little exercise can offset holiday over-indulging

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Daily exercise lessens many of the harmful physiological effects of short-term overeating and inactivity, according to The Journal of Physiology. Energy surplus occurs when a person c...

 

US men die 6 years before women

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We've known for more than a century that women outlive men. But new research led by UC San Francisco and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health shows that, at least in the...

 

Expressing gratitude to a loved one

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If you are not comfortable expressing emotions in person, express them through a handwritten note. In today's digital world, receiving a letter written personally for you can be extremel...

 

Buy Nothing Day

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Buy Nothing Day is observed annually on the day after Thanksgiving. This day is part of a movement against consumerism, urging the world to change their purchasing habits, to consume and...

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