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The value of forgiveness

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Scientists have learned that when people successfully imagine forgiving someone (in a hypothetical situation), they show increased activity in the neural circuits responsible for empathy...


Spring cleaning can be therapeutic

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Cleaning out the cobwebs in the house can also help clean out the cobwebs in your mind. Spring cleaning can be a great time to reorganize, re-prioritize and renew your home and your life...


Move easier with the Alexander Technique

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The ‘Alexander Technique’ is a way of learning to move mindfully through life. The process focuses on improving inefficient habits of movement and patterns built of accumulated tension, ...


This spring grow your own summer salad!

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Spring in El Paso may be the most important planting season of the year. The time and climate are right for you to consider planting the seeds (or plants) now for an awesome homegrown sa...


Spring forward: Get outside and exercise!

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Our surroundings affect more than we realize. Studies have found that by simply going outdoors to exercise, you will greatly increase the effectiveness of your routine and have a more fu...


Eating less calories prevents negative effects of aging

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If you want to reduce levels of inflammation throughout your body, delay the onset of age-related diseases, and live longer, eat less food. That's the conclusion of a new study by ...


Sunday at the Museum

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Museum tours are not just for elementary school field trips. In many cities crowds flock to museums as a way to spend a fun Sunday afternoon. El Paso offers many museums that are open on...


Mirror, Mirror, how do I develop a positive body image?

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It seems that our most strict critics are ourselves. But, being too hard on yourself can take its’ toll. A less than positive body image can lead to other emotional issues and self-estee...


Inspiration Friday: Do

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“The way gets started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney


Benefits of massage are more than skin deep

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Getting a massage is no longer a luxury afforded to customers in high-end spas. In fact, massage has been used to treat a variety of conditions for many centuries. Although little scient...


Popeye was onto something

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Spinach is a major super food that is great for your overall health. Not only is it packed with digestion-regulating fiber, but it also contains vitamin C. Vitamin C is a powerful nutrie...


Music steps up your workout and your housework!

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Multiple studies have shown that music is especially influential during most kinds of physical activity. Whether you are taking a casual stroll in the neighborhood, running around the pa...


Hearing Aids May Delay Cognitive Decline

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Wearing hearing aids may delay cognitive decline in older adults and improve brain function, according to promising new research. Researchers have tested the use of hearing aids in...


Everyday routine - with a twist please!

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Life can become boring and tedious if we find ourselves doing the same things over and over again. Common activities that we normally find fun and enjoyable can become lackluster if we d...


Learn about emotional intelligence

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Emotional health is comprised of emotional intelligence and emotional regulation. Emotional intelligence describes your ability to identify your emotions, express them, and use your awar...


Manifest your own mantra

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Mantras are like medicine for the soul. They can be extremely powerful when repeated often and with consistency. Mantras can even help us establish healthier relationships with food, fit...


Put the ‘ooommm’ in meditation

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Perhaps one of the most accessible forms of therapy is meditation because it only requires a little time and very little guidance. Quite simply, meditation is the practice of thinking de...


'MyPlate' serves up healthy eating ideas

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MyPlate is government initiative that helps you begin a healthy eating style and maintain it throughout your lifetime. The key is in the combination of foods on your plate. The right mix...


Take ten! If you have 10 minutes you can exercise

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Getting at least 10 continuous minutes of moderate activity three times a day can give the same health benefits as 30 minutes of nonstop exercise. Here are some activities to help you ge...


Late fall may be best time of year to try to conceive

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A new study finds couples may conceive quicker in late fall and early winter, especially in southern states. In the US, birthdays peak in early September, but in Northern states - and Sc...


Throw a party for no reason at all

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You may have heard the sentiment that the hosts never have fun at their own party. Forget that. Just have an impromptu party celebrating absolutely nothing. Many times, when we plan a pa...


How to Deal with News Overload

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The constant barrage of news and information being hurled at us during the day is an unprecedented phenomenon for humans. Unfortunately, psychologists agree it is taking its toll on our ...


Spring into Being

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Earlier in the week we talked about the physical benefits of gardening. But, like the seeds we plant, that is only the beginning. For centuries the season of spring has been seen as a sp...


The sound of Wellness

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Sound therapy is used to improve your emotional and physical well-being. There are a variety of ways in which sound therapy can be experienced. Most are experienced one-on-one with a spe...

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