Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Why Social Media is Stressing You Out

It’s everywhere, the little screen that dominates our everyday lives. It calls us to consistently update Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and anything else that allows us to showcase our images of perfection. Eager to share...

Being Good at Eating Right When Eating Out

You’ve been good, eating right and exercising. Then your friends hit you up to dine out. With the abundance of restaurants in the Rio Grande Valley, you might be feeling the pressure of blowing...

Don’t Break the Bank While Eating Healthy

Armed with a positive mindset of eating healthy, you start your grocery shopping adventure down the aisles but come to a standoff. On the right side is the healthy choice. Pricing in at $3.77...

The New Wave of Fitness is Social

Fitness has changed drastically in recent years. Since it’s more popular to be fit nowadays, a sea of options is now available for those wanting to get into shape. Whether you want to climb...

Heavyweight Weight Loss: WWE’s Michael Cole’s Journey to Health

Michael Cole is no stranger to the extremes. As one of the WWE’s more prominent announcers, he has seen all types of spectacles as champions have risen and fallen. It’s no doubt that Cole...

In Moderation: The Health Benefits of Beer

Let’s be honest, you don’t really need an excuse to drink more beer. It’s tasty, brings us all together and makes people more sociable and happy. Well, most of them at least. Beer has...

A Writer’s Rant and Some RGV Groups that are Taking on a Health Initiative

I remember the day the Washington Post published an article about obesity in South Texas – particularly on the diet-related issues of the RGV. I thought to myself, “Our community is in for a...

Mind, Body & Spirit Festival

October 24th & 25th   9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Admission: $3 Texas Healers invites you to open yourself up to new dimensions! Explore an assortment of unique products and gifts, from cosmetics to books to...

Tips for Running in Hot, Humid Valley Weather

Running in high humidity feels like being trapped inside a giant water droplet covered by a thick fleece blanket filled with a swarm of disease-carrying mosquitos. It’s more than uncomfortable. Running in high temperatures...

Get to Know Your Rio Grande Valley Farmers Markets

You may think that finding locally-grown, fresh and delicious foods in our area is an impossible task. After all, you can only do this in places like Austin, right? Wrong. There’s a big demand...