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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...


Embrace the dark side (of chocolate)

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In the aftermath of Valentine’s Day chocolate giving, take heart: Dark chocolate is loaded with nutrients that may be good for you. Dark Chocolate is Nutritious: If you buy quality d...


Gardening is exercise that grows on you!

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By late February many of us in El Paso are turning our attention to our gardens. Our southwestern winters are considered mild (in comparison to other parts of the country) and our spring...


Love Matters: How parents’ love shapes children’s lives

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Research about how the affection between parents shapes their children's life has been hard to come by. A new study uses unique data from families in Nepal to provide new evidence. The s...


Hit the Road Jack!

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What? No Football? Most American households will be experiencing a bit of an adjustment now that the Super Bowl is over. It’s called Sunday. You remember Sundays right? While some fa...


It’s a dog of a day!

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Dogs are a man’s best friend and the benefits of spending time with them are endless. It has been proven that dogs boost your mood and your health. Dogs can also help lower blood pressur...


Send a friend a Valentine's Greeting

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Valentine’s Day has become an overwhelming holiday with huge expectations of bold romantic gestures. In fact, many couples use Saint Valentine’s Day as a way to make a grand declarat...



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There is no scientific evidence to support the use of crystals as a means to increase well-being and overall health. However, proponents of crystal therapy focus on the frequenc...

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