Health

110-year-old woman shares the 2 reasons she believes she’s lived so long
Jul16

110-year-old woman shares the 2 reasons she believes she’s lived so long

  While Ruth Onley could have never known she’d live to 110, there were hints: Her father lived until he was nearly 105, and Onley says her relationship with God definitely has something to do with it. “(God) told me my days were all numbered. But he didn’t tell me the number,” Onley laughs. Onley, one of 10 children, was born in 1914 in Weverton, Maryland. She was educated in a one-room school until the third grade before she...

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10 habits of successful men who always move forward in life
Jun28

10 habits of successful men who always move forward in life

Success doesn’t just happen by chance. It’s the result of intentional decisions and consistent habits. Over the years, I’ve noticed that successful men share a specific set of habits that set them apart from the rest. These habits enable them to keep progressing in life, no matter what challenges come their way. In this article, we’ll uncover the 10 habits of men who seem to always be on a winning streak. It’s not about copying others...

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This 100-year-old woman who still works and drives has simple tips for a long life
Jun25

This 100-year-old woman who still works and drives has simple tips for a long life

  Miriam Todd has no plans to retire. “It’s not for everybody, but it works well for me,” she says. Miriam Todd, 100, at her desk in Nehlig’s Furniture in Stratford, New Jersey, where she still works six days a week.Courtesy Christy Todd-Hoffman Create your free account or log in to save this article June 24, 2024, 9:33 AM MDT / Source: TODAY By A. Pawlowski At 100 years old, Miriam Todd works more hours than many...

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The Blood of Exceptionally Long-Lived People Reveals Crucial Differences
Jun17

The Blood of Exceptionally Long-Lived People Reveals Crucial Differences

  (Bloomberg Creative/Getty Images) Centenarians, once considered rare, have become commonplace. Indeed, they are the fastest-growing demographic group of the world’s population, with numbers roughly doubling every ten years since the 1970s. How long humans can live, and what determines a long and healthy life, have been of interest for as long as we know. Plato and Aristotle discussed and wrote about the ageing...

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DURANGO FARMERS MARKET
Jun04

DURANGO FARMERS MARKET

  DURANGO FARMERS MARKET  Saturdays from May 11 – Oct 26, 2024  TBK Bank Parking Lot • 259 W 9th St, Durango, CO 81301 MAPEVENT WEBSITE EVENT DESCRIPTION The Durango Farmers Market offers fresh produce, protein, high-quality artisan crafts and ready to eat food and beverage – all from our local region! Every Saturday you can find us in the parking lot of the TBK Bank on 8th Street in between Main Avenue and Camino del...

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My family’s from the Greek island of longevity, where people often live to 100—here’s 1 unexpected food we always eat
May30

My family’s from the Greek island of longevity, where people often live to 100—here’s 1 unexpected food we always eat

  From beans to greens, there are many foods that make up the traditional diets of people in the Blue Zones, a handful of areas in the world where people tend to live longer. My family is from the Greek Blue Zone of Ikaria — I spend about half of every year on the island and run a cooking school out of my village home. To me, one unexpected food is at the top of the list of traditional ingredients: honey. The raw, thick,...

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These 5 Foods Will Stop Your Brain From Shrinking
May25

These 5 Foods Will Stop Your Brain From Shrinking

My educational background is in psychology and neuroscience. I’m a brain research junkie and read the latest studies each and every week. For the past three years or so, I have focused my attention on neurodegenerative diseases — mainly Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. As I became more interested in nutrition, I began to focus more on the impact that diet (and other lifestyle factors) have on the brain. Just as the foods you eat influence...

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‘Best form of dosage’ for apple cider vinegar boosts its efficacy for weight loss
May19

‘Best form of dosage’ for apple cider vinegar boosts its efficacy for weight loss

Dieticians around the world have touted apple cider vinegar as a superfood thanks to its antioxidant effects. In recent years, the superfood has gained recognition as a weight loss tool thanks to its satiating effect. To enjoy the condiment’s slimming effects, experts believe the timing of doses may be essential. Sarah Herrington, MS, CNC, CPT, Nutritionist for Brio-Medical, says “apple cider vinegar does not have a ‘fat burning...

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Men who are truly happy in their retirement usually adopt these 9 daily habits
May03

Men who are truly happy in their retirement usually adopt these 9 daily habits

Retirement – it’s a word that conjures thoughts of freedom, relaxation, and for some, a touch of uncertainty. But, there are those men who seem to have hit the jackpot in their golden years. What’s their secret? They’ve got a few daily habits that keep them thriving in retirement. You see, happiness in retirement isn’t about having a bulging bank account or an endless holiday. It’s about how you live your everyday life. And trust me,...

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Dealing With Dry Eye Disease: Tips and Tricks
Mar04

Dealing With Dry Eye Disease: Tips and Tricks

In recognition of a prevalent issue affecting nearly 16 million Americans, July has been officially designated as “Dry Eye Awareness Month” by the leading nonprofit and eye health organization Prevent Blindness. Dry eye, a common ocular condition, arises when there is an insufficient production of tear film, improper drainage of tears, or tears of inadequate quality to sustain eye health. The risk factors for this...

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5 Herbal Essential Oils That Are Proven to Kill Cancer Cells
Jan05

5 Herbal Essential Oils That Are Proven to Kill Cancer Cells

There are many ways that essential oils and aromatherapy can support in cancer healing, including stress relief and emotional support. However, some essential oils are shown to act directly on cancer cells, preventing growth or even promoting apoptosis (cancer cell death).   We all have a small amount of “cancer,” or malformed cells, in our bodies at all times. A healthy body, which is fed good food and enjoys robust lifestyle...

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These 5 Foods Will Stop Your Brain From Shrinking
Nov13

These 5 Foods Will Stop Your Brain From Shrinking

My educational background is in psychology and neuroscience. I’m a brain research junkie and read the latest studies each and every week. For the past three years or so, I have focused my attention on neurodegenerative diseases — mainly Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. As I became more interested in nutrition, I began to focus more on the impact that diet (and other lifestyle factors) have on the brain. Just as the foods you eat influence...

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Major Trial Finds MDMA-Assisted Therapy Is Effective for PTSD, Paving Way for FDA Approval
Sep18

Major Trial Finds MDMA-Assisted Therapy Is Effective for PTSD, Paving Way for FDA Approval

Illustration: Yuriy Golub (Shutterstock) Major Trial Finds MDMA-Assisted Therapy Is Effective for PTSD, Paving Way for FDA Approval The new study found that a combination of MDMA and psychotherapy was more effective at relieving PTSD symptoms when compared to standard therapy. By Ed Cara The results of a Phase III trial published this week could soon lead to a new era for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder. The study...

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VALKYRIE MULTISPORT RELAY
Sep14

VALKYRIE MULTISPORT RELAY

Sep 16 2023 Packet Pickup Below are the scheduled hours and location for packet pickup. For those arriving after 6 PM on Friday please coordinate with a teammate to pick up your packet. If you are not able to work something out email us at [email protected] to coordinate a later pickup Packet Pickup: Friday, September 15th Location: 2nd Ave Sports Address: 640 E 2nd Ave, Durango, CO 81301 Time: Noon – 6 PM Rival Discount Do...

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WHOLE EXPO
Sep07

WHOLE EXPO

 SEPTEMBER 9-10, 2023  La Plata County Fairgrounds • 2500 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301 MapEvent Website EVENT DESCRIPTION WholeExpo is the Four Corners annual showcase of holistic and ecological products, services and seminars that support health, harmony and spiritual awareness. WholeExpo provides 90 exhibitors, 15 educational seminars/workshops and patio events to enhance and improve your physical, mental and spiritual health....

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“I use my memories - I don’t let my memories use me”
Sep05

“I use my memories - I don’t let my memories use me”

By Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP, FRCP   It would surprise people to learn that the sentiment quoted above—“I use my memories—I don’t let my memories use me”—is a telltale sign of higher consciousness. In fact, any step in the direction of personal evolution loosens the grip that memory has on us. If you want to know what blocks you from experiencing bliss, joy, fulfillment, love, and creativity, the chief culprit is memory. The reason...

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UNISON FESTIVAL SEP. 7th-10th
Sep05

UNISON FESTIVAL SEP. 7th-10th

SEPTEMBER 7 – SEPTEMBER 10, 2023 EVENT DESCRIPTION As musicians play in unison and DJs mix in unison the dancers move in unison and our collective energy aligns in unison at Unison Festival. We gather to co-create a safe, fun and loving container for all to enjoy energetic Unison within their greatest selves and with the collective, resulting in the activation of our innate creativity, receptivity and connectivity! We do this by...

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Navigating Altitude in Durango: Tips for a Comfortable Stay
Aug08

Navigating Altitude in Durango: Tips for a Comfortable Stay

The elevation of Durango is 6,512 feet above sea level. Durango, Colorado’s breathtaking landscapes and mountain charm attract visitors from far and wide. However, the higher elevation can pose challenges for some. To ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay, here are some tips for acclimating to the altitude and preventing altitude sickness. Gradual Acclimatization: Take it easy during your first day in Durango. Your body needs...

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I ate eggs every day for a month and THIS happened
Aug03

I ate eggs every day for a month and THIS happened

My colleague Catherine (one of my favorite Nutritionists) just wrote this article about eggs last week. I thought it was fantastic and wanted to share… _______ When I was a kid, my mom would only allow us to eat eggs every other day. We had “Egg Days” and cereal days. Back then eggs were considered a heart attack risk if you ate them every day. Instead, people were filling up on bagels, oatmeal, cereal, doughnuts, pancakes, and...

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TICO TIME SANGHA YOGA FESTIVAL
Jul11

TICO TIME SANGHA YOGA FESTIVAL

SANGHA YOGA FESTIVAL JULY 13 – JULY 16, 2023 EVENT DESCRIPTION Sangha Fest celebrates health & wellness, conscious community, and personal development through yoga, breathwork, music, meditation, movement, art, dance, nature, ceremony, and play. You may arrive on Thursday, July 13 to get settled in and join us for opening ceremony in the evening followed by candlelight yoga. Then start bright and early on Friday with 3 full...

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