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Taos County has a high rate of suicide, depression and mental health illnesses.  But what do you do if a loved one, a friend or a colleague is having a mental health crisis? How do you … more
There's something celestial about the Taos Aerial Gym. On a recent afternoon, the high-ceilinged space tucked away on Bertha Street was decorated with sparkling white lights and music played softly. Four women twirled and spun high up in the air on brilliantly colored blue, magenta and purple silk fabrics. more
Although the diseases caused by vitamin deficiencies had been apparent for many years, it was not until the 1900s that those vitamin deficiencies, due to diets low in vitamin-rich foods, were recognized as the culprit. more
When life gets us down, David and Meredith Vaughn are teaching community members to laugh it out. Laughter yoga is a rising trend that has made its way to Taos and the Vaughns have all their classes leaving in hysterics. more
Growing more outraged, I repeated that her dog had bit me - hard. To this, she replied, "She has never done that before. I'm sorry, I don't believe you." more
These days I spend quite a bit of time sitting on my butt at the computer and that's certainly not conducive to good posture -- my posture hasn't been good since I was a kid. Worse than that, sitting … more
Do you know what hinders many people from getting more out of life? It’s a little phrase with a big impact: I can’t. more
Welcome to IMdT's (Integrative Medicine de Taos) first monthly column. The board of IMdT is excited to bring our community monthly articles by a variety of healthcare providers, bringing together … more
It can certainly be annoying when you have a relationship problem with your spouse. Or your best friend. Or your co-worker. Or anyone else in your orbit.Sometimes it's not just annoying - it's … more
The trapeze and fabrics move through the space rapidly as the students prepare for their upcoming performances in March. more
Materials needed: Epic snowfall, plastic bucket, lots of time and proper outdoor wear (gloves, big jacket, hat, scarf and snow boots). more
Taos school offers summer courses taught by native healers of different cultures, backgounds more
Nature is a joyful thing, like when we go skiing or take a hike. Other times, it’s super scary, like during a bad storm. And the environment is always changing, meaning we can always learn new … more
In order to tamp down disinformation and rising concerns, Taos News  asked Dr. Lucas Schreiber of Schreiber Family Practice in Taos for an update on the current research about the virus as well as what we can do to halt its spread. more
Humans have suffered the aftereffects of trauma for as long as history has been recorded and certainly even longer. Ancient cuneiform tablets written by the Sumerian people … more
If you find yourself in an emergency situation, in which you or someone you love is being attacked, would you know how to react?Tania Glenn of Taos Systema Martial Arts explained that … more
For the last five years I've played music a few times a month at a local nursing home/assisted living facility. At noon when we wrap up, I wave goodbye to the residents and dart outside into the fresh air and head toward my car, maybe stopping in the sun for a minute to chat with a fellow musician. more
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Planning for your death can seem strange, creepy and, in some cultures, is actually taboo. But for others, facing and planning for death is comforting and a way to ease what is inevitable for the loved ones left behind. more
Editor's note: Communities nationwide are trying to crack the same nut: how to narrow the achievement gap between rich and poor kids. Pensacola, Fla., became one of … more
Oh nooooo! The oat groats are bubbling over the lip of my nice, clean stainless steel pot, sliding their not-yet-soft bellies down the sides - getting their behinds blackened on the flame licking the … more
Hiking has benefits for both the mind and spirit. Studies are showing that if we continue to exercise as we get older, we reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes, and increase the … more
This column seeks to help educate our community about emotional healing through grief. People may write questions to Golden Willow Retreat and they will be answered privately to you and possibly as a future article for others. Please list a first name that grants permission for printing. more
Growing younger is a shift for most of us because society has been handicapped by the prevailing ideas and beliefs about aging. We've been taught that growing old is grim, that aging unavoidably … more
If you are 50 or older, you're probably already part of a very exciting cultural movement. I, and others, have been giving voice to this movement in which people past a certain age no longer expect … more
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