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Smiling is contagious. Try this the next time you are at a grocery store, in line at the DMV or anywhere else people just ‘have’ to go to but aren’t that happy about it. Smile. Look some...


he importance of stretching

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It is not an overstatement to say that everyone should do some stretching daily. Stretching keeps your muscles flexible, strong, and healthy. It is important to increase flexibility...


You can have a snack while dieting

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It’s been a long January and many of us are still committed to our new year’s resolution of sticking to a diet. An important part of keeping within your diet guidelines is planning sensi...


Exercise while watching TV

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If you are like most adult Americans, you are watching about four hours of tv per day. (According to the 2017 Nielsen Report) Why not use that time to squeeze out some key exercises? Wit...


Worst Flu Season in years predicted

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The United States may be gearing up for one of the worst flu seasons in years, health experts predict. · Northern and western states are now being hit hard. · Currently the influenza B ...



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Ask someone in your church choir, at a local band gig or even the dude belting out AC/DC in the car next to you and they will tell you singing is good for you. Many studies done over a n...


Half of one minute can make your whole day better

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Feeling a little jumpy? Have you noticed that you are more uptight than usual? Try this: Sit or stand up straight in a comfortable position. Breathe in, breathe out. Pause. One mor...


Inspiration Friday: Hug it Out

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"If you're angry at a loved one, hug that person. And mean it. You may not want to hug - which is all the more reason to do so. It's hard to stay angry when someone shows they love you, ...


Tea for two (and many other stomach ailments)

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Yerba buena or hierba buena is the Spanish name for a number of aromatic plants, most of which belong to the mint family. Yerba buena translates as ‘good herb.’ Many El Paso families...


Drink water before meals

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While we all know the value of drinking plenty of water for overall health and digestion, recent studies show that drinking water can actually increase metabolism by 24-30 percent ov...


Don’t look for the closest parking spot

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Some cities are more ‘walkable’ and offer many ways to eat, shop and play by foot. Studies show that people who live in cities made for walking have lower obesity rates and are gener...


Baby and adult brains 'sync up' during play

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It's not your imagination -you and your baby really are on the same wavelength. A team of researchers has conducted the first study of how baby and adult brains interact during natura...


Take some time off

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Just as important as work or family commitments, scheduling time off with your family can do everyone a world of good.(You may even choose to see a different part of the world togeth...


Get off social media and get social!

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When looking at your social circle, it’s not about how many people you know or how often you see them. What matters is a real connection with others. It can make you happier, more pr...


Inspiration Friday: Thrive

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“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor (



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Acupuncture has been employed to help reduce stress, muscle tension, chronic pain (including headaches) and help normalize menstrual irregularities. Many Acupuncturists believe that ...


Choose drinks wisely

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Sugary drinks are among the most fattening items you can put into your body and are strongly associated with obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and many other health problems. Keep...


Laughter is the best medicine

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It’s true: laughter is strong medicine. It draws people together in ways that trigger healthy physical and emotional changes in the body. Laughter strengthens your immune system, boosts ...


The five-minute workout

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If you catch yourself saying that you don’t have time for a workout, you may want to rethink that.In the time it takes for you to make toast, you can do this instead this exercise routin...


Lower cancer rates reported

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Scientists say lower smoking rates, earlier detection and better drugs are responsible for a steady decline in cancer deaths since 1991. The U.S. cancer death rate dropped 2.2 percent...


Grow Your Circle of Friends

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When you feel good about yourself, it's much easier to cope with life's little ups and downs as well as bigger events, such as divorce or a death, says Jeff Gardere, PhD, a clinical psyc...


Inspiration Friday: Say ' I love you' more

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Inspiration Friday: Say, ‘I love you more.’ Love and gratitude go hand in hand. Many of us have people in our lives that we cherish and appreciate, yet we rarely take the huge step o...


Test your reflexes: Reflexology

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Earlier in the week we talked about the importance of reaching out to others. Reflexology takes reaching out and touching to a whole new level. The ancient technique of reflexology i...


Slow down on the fast food

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We all know the nutritional dangers of fast food. But even fast food, when eaten slowly, can make you pause to consider exactly what you are consuming. The slower you eat, the more l...

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