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​ Spread wildflower seeds this spring

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El Paso’s spring weather make this the perfect time to plant wildflowers. You can buy inexpensive Wildflower Seeds at your local garden shop. When you plant them, you set in motion a won...

 

Chamomile tea could improve blood glucose

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An Iranian study finds that drinking three cups of chamomile tea a day could improve control of blood glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes. Researchers from Tabriz University of...

 

The many pros of protein

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Whether you are on a low-carb diet or simply trying to better balance your meals, protein is the answer. Having a protein source at every meal is a great way to help you build muscle, re...

 

Clean your way to fitness

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Spring cleaning is a great way to get a little exercise according to fitathletic.com While it may not replace an everyday workout, you can substitute one physical chore for one of yo...

 

People with SARS-CoV-2 antibodies may have low risk of future infection, study finds

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People who have had evidence of a prior infection with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, appear to be well protected against being reinfected with the virus, at least for a few...

 

It's National Cereal Day

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There isn’t a person alive who doesn’t know a bowl of cereal, a spoon and some milk (Lactaid, Almond or soy milk all count!) equals a party in your mouth! Fiber, sugar, raisins, or even luck...

 

Emotional Spring-Cleaning Checklist

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Here area few ways you can clean up your emotional and mental space and have a happy, healthy spring season. Source: https://www.makanapath.com/blog/spring-cleaning-for-your-mental-h...

 

Springtime is a good time for personal growth

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According to the website www.psychcentral.com,“Springtime (http://www.psychcentral.com,“Springtime) is seen as a time of growth, renewal, of new life being born, and of the cycle of life...

 

What are the benefits of bee pollen?

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Bee pollen is a ball of pollen made by young bees when they land on a flower. It’s a mixture of pollen, saliva, and nectar or honey. Bees carry these balls back to the hive in sacs on th...

 

What to eat after fasting

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A very popular dieting trend right now is the Intermittent Fasting diet. During the fasting periods, you eat either very little or nothing at all. The most popular method is the 16/8 met...

 

Get a spring in your step

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Walking continuously proves to be one of the best cardio exercises for general fitness and weight loss. As the temperatures warm and the days get longer, there is no excuse for not going for...

 

Reactivating aging stem cells in the brain

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As people get older, their neural stem cells lose the ability to proliferate and produce new neurons, leading to a decline in memory function. Researchers have now discovered a mechanism...

 

Make a toast today

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Anyone who has had to give a toast at a party or wedding knows that it requires a light heart, quick wit and a great ending. Today, on Sunday Funday we say toast something. It can be as ...

 

Take responsibility for your own emotions

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At times when our emotions run high it is easy to assign blame to others as to why we feel the way we do. “She made me very angry,” or “he really bummed me out,” are phrases that...

 

Visualize your future

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Join us for this free vision board class! March 6, 2021 from 10:00-11:00 AM Presenter: Marti Montoya, CLC, ACMLifestyle Coach, Life by Design In this workshop, you will learn why the c...

 

A smoothie can iron out anxiety

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There are certain nutrients shown to improve the body’s coping mechanisms when dealing with stress and anxiety. They are: • Magnesium – One of the body’s most heavily used minerals, Mag...

 

Taco Turkey Meat Loaf

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This meat loaf recipe calls for ground turkey instead of beef for an easy weeknight dinner. Its taco-style seasoning can be great for Taco Tuesday as well! Prep time: 25 min. Bake: ...

 

What are isometric stretches?

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Instead of traditional stretching to warm up, try isometric exercises. Isometric exercises keep the muscles in a shortened or contracted position to avoid unnecessary strain on the body....

 

The science of siestas: The genetic basis for napping

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How often a person takes daytime naps, if at all, is partly regulated by their genes, according to new research led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and published in ...

 

Spend a day at the Zoo

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Good news for anyone who is tired of being cooped up – the El Paso Zoo has re-opened after a ten month closure. Today, on Sunday Funday we encourage you to enjoy the almost spring-like w...

 

Fake it till you make it

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While we all struggle to be as authentic to our own nature as possible, putting on a happy face--even if you don’t really feel happy can help. Experts say that simply acting happy can ac...

 

Try your hand a poetry

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Young poet Amanda Gorman has inspired millions of people in recent weeks. In fact, she has spurred a renewed interest in the art form. Poetry has long been thought to be therapeutic and...

 

​ Lift the weight of anxiety with a weighted blanket

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Recent research suggests that by snuggling up with a weighted blanket you can relieve stress and anxiety. Occupational therapists have long used these blankets to help kids with sensory issu...

 

A rose is a…garnish?

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Valentine’s Day is a big day for roses. But now, after the loving, what can you do with these beautiful flowers? Head to the kitchen! Yes, roses can be eaten. In fact, they offer a f...

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