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Write a letter to your younger self

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Journal entry prompts and therapists suggest writing a letter to your younger self as a way to help get an understanding of where you have been and how you have grown.In doing so, we...


Do something nice for a teacher today

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There is a lot of attention being focused on HOW to school children during the pandemic. But, let's not overlook WHO is teaching them. Now is the perfect time to send a note, or flow...


Natural light shines with health benefits

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Getting natural sunlight on a regular basis can offer many healthy benefits. You can help your body absorb some of these benefits by simply pulling open the drapes or blinds in your livi...


Understanding Carbohydrates: Good vs. bad

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Carbohydrates are found in foods you know are good for you like vegetables and ones you know are not, like doughnuts. Carbs commonly considered bad include pastries, sodas, highly pr...


Take a Hike!

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One of the best natural wonders El Paso has to offer is our Franklin Mountains. Taking a hike in the mountains isn’t just for weekend warriors or professionals, it can be for anyone - wi...


Vitamin C could help over 50s retain muscle mass

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A recent study shows that older people who eat plenty of vitamin C -- commonly found in citrus fruits, berries and vegetables -- have the best skeletal muscle mass. This is important ...


A sobriquet by any other name...

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According to today’s word of the day is: sobriquet. /ˈsōbrəˌkā,ˈsōbrəˌket/ which means nickname. You job, this Sunday Funday, is to ask your friends and family if they ...


How dinner can lead to a bad mood

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If you find that you wake up in a bad mood for no identifiable reason at all, it may be diet related.Experts agree that what you eat in the evening will not only have an impact on how yo...


Write down your hopes and dreams

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If you find yourself hoping for a better life or a brighter future, the key to actually making it happen may be at your fingertips – and a pen.Recent studies have shown that by writing d...


Hot Chilies can burn away pain

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Capsaicin, the chemical that gives chili peppers their kick can be used in treatment for osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetic neuropathy and postherpetic neuralgia (nerve pain ...


Have a Peachy Day!

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Late summer is the time for peaches. Whether you have your own peach tree or have noticed their abundance at the grocery store, it’s a good idea to give these fuzzy little guys a closer ...


Spell Your Name workout

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Looking for something new and challenging? Try the Spell-Your-Name workout. It's simple. Do the exercises associated with each letter of your name, in order. Don't skip any, and don't st...


New 'molecular computers' find the right cells

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A laboratory breakthrough in cell targeting may improve the safety of cancer-killing CAR T cells Scientists have demonstrated a new way to precisely target cells by distinguishing the...


Make a connection today

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Today is Sunday Funday and we encourage you to reach out to someone with whom you have lost touch. The more lost, the better. Of course, social media like Facebook make it pretty easy. S...


It’s Nap time!

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Today we look at emotional health and experts agree thata short nap can do wonders for our mood.Napping also offers various benefits for healthy adults, including: Relaxation Red...


Talk to your heart

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Beloved writer Grace Paley, at the age of eighty, in a magnificent short piece titled “My Father Addresses Me on the Facts of Old Age,” originally written for the New Yorker in 2002 and ...


Yerba Mate tea packs a lot of benefits

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There are few drinks touted as much as green tea. But, Yerba Mate may have it beat -by a long shot. Yerba mate is an herbal tea made from the leaves and twigs of the Ilex paraguariensis ...


Black Bean, Corn, and Zucchini Enchiladas

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Here’s a CookingLight recipe you can feel good about serving your family. With each serving containing 348 calories, 4.2 grams of fat, and 16 grams of protein, you can polish off your pl...


Qigong: Moving meditation

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Qigong (pronounced ‘chee-gong’) is most simply described as a moving meditation. The purpose is to improve mental and physical health by integrating posture, movement, breathing techniqu...


Study of COVID and Diabetes

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As COVID-19 continues to rage across the U.S., researchers are digging deeper into how the virus wreaks havoc on the body, especially for those with a pre-existing chronic illness. No...


Take yourself out to the ball game – at home.

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What's summer without at least one baseball outing? You don't have to be a die-hard fan of America's past time to crack open an ice cold one, munch on peanuts and popcorn and just sit ba...


Anniversaries of loss

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El Pasoans commemorated a difficult anniversary this past week as August 3 marked the passing of a year since the Walmart shooting incident that killed 23 of our community members. Obser...


Feel the Silence

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‘We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon an...


Honey is a buzz with health benefits

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Many people swear by the medicinal uses of honey and while some health claims may be hard to prove, it is clear that honey has been highly regarded for centuries. It is well-document...

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