Becoming a Healthy Active Family – Reversing Childhood Obesity Together

With September being National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and going along with the Healthy Living article, I wanted to help give you and your family some ideas to help make steps towards a solution. One in 3 children in the United States are overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The good news? Childhood obesity can be [...]

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6 Simple Self-Care Ideas for Busy Moms

Putting your best self forward requires intentional choices (especially for busy moms), even if that means stepping outside your comfort zone and putting yourself first. But you can feel healthy, look great, and live a joyful life, all while juggling a family and a career. The key? Designing a balanced life through purposeful choices that feed your body, mind, and soul. Easier said than done, right? Julie Burton, author of The Self-Care Solution: A Modern Mother’s Must-Have Guide to Health [...]

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Take care of yourself

Staying motivated during the summer can be incredibly difficult. The kids are home from school. There are a million dishes in the sink that need to get finished before bed. There’s always someone (a child or spouse) derailing you from your never-ending task list that just seems so out of reach. Oh, and you still have your job to add on to this. So, how do you tackle the mountain of work without burning out? The answer is so [...]

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Men’s Health Month

This one is for the dudes – the men in our lives. June is all about the men that we love and care about; it’s also Men Health Month. Celebrate what makes you amazingly you. Since 1994, sponsored by a congressional health education program, Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the United States with health fairs, screenings, and other health education/outreach activities. Why Men’s Health Month? Despite the amazing medical advances, men still have a 7-year average shorter lifespan than [...]

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Elderly Couple Who Met and Fell in Love at Bingo Got Married

Nevada – A few years ago, Good Morning Las Vegas reported about two elderly widowers who met and fell in love while playing bingo. That couple is now known as Mr. and Mrs. Duane Buerth. Duane Buerth and Joy Cusare were married over the weekend at Green Valley Ranch, which is where they met. Duane celebrated his 90th birthday at the same time. The couple plays bingo at Green Valley Ranch every day and says they plan to celebrate their wedding [...]

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Change Your Mindset, Change Your Health.

Can you really be happier just by being happy? I have to admit, I went down a rabbit hole while researching this topic. It seemed too good to be true. Can one really improve their health just by being happy? All signs point to yes. This all began a few years ago when I picked up a book on meditation 10 Percent Happier by Dan Harris (ABC News anchor). I went in as a skeptic Fate would have it, he wrote [...]

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What are pennybirds – mini games – penny early birds?

About half of our San Antonio halls are currently testing a new game. We have decided to call the game pennybirds, but you may have heard it referred to as mini games, early penny birds, penny earlies or perhaps even something else. If you would like to try it out, please visit one of the following halls: Golden Bingo Grissom Bingo Jackpot Bingo Lucky Bingo North Austin Bingo Megabucks Bingo Plaza Bingo Power Bingo Southeast Bingo What are pennybirds? Pennybirds are quick bingo games that are played one hour before [...]

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