Health and Wellness Books that Will Enrich Your Life

 1. What are You Hungry For by Deepak Chopra, M.D.  Deepak Chopra tackles nourishment and fulfillment on every level with a holistic approach to food: mind, body and spirit.  He addresses the problem of using food as a substitute for happiness, fulfillment and satisfaction in other areas of life.  2. 10-Minute Recipes: Fast Food, Clean Ingredients, Natural Health by Liana Werner-Gray

Healthy Dishes Created with Vegetables Grown Locally

"Where can a family go to find farm-fresh vegetables in Cypress, Texas?" That is the question Brandi McRill of Cypress Family Farm to Kitchen asked herself nearly four years ago. She had started feeding her family seasonally in early 2015 by visiting farmers’ markets. In a few short weeks, she noticed a vibrance in the flavor of the dishes she…

Park City

When silver was discovered in the mountains outside Park City, Utah, in the late 1800s, Union Pacific Railroad answered the call and built a broad-gauge spur line, the Echo-Park City Railway, completed in 1880. Just over 100 years later, the line was abandoned and local outdoor enthusiasts picked up the torch and soon dedicated the state’s first non-motorized rail trail…

Here’s to Your Health

Nearly everyone’s New Year’s resolution is to be healthier, and many of you plan to start working out this month. To be successful, your workout routine should be fun yet challenging to maximize the benefits.  

Happy New Year!

January marks the beginning of not only a new calendar year but also the opportunity for setting personal goals. Perhaps you’ve resolved to exercise more regularly, take up a new hobby or volunteer at the local animal shelter. Whatever your goals may be, we hope the people, places, recipes, and tips and tricks in this … Continued

January 2019 Around Town

CFISD Volleyball Players Earn All-District Recognition In District 14-6A, Bridgeland High School junior libero Makensie Garner was named Newcomer of the Year. Cy-Lakes High School senior libero Brooke Hudson and Cy-Ranch High School senior libero Sabrina Sustala shared Defensive Specialist of the Year honors. Cy-Ranch Head Coach Candice Fuchs was named Co-Coach of the Year along with Tomball Memorial High School Head Coach … Continued

Shield Bearer Offers Counseling to Cypress Residents

Since its charter in 2006, Shield Bearer has been on the front lines championing healthy relationships, healthy families and strong communities. Shield Bearer promotes individual growth and development, preserves and enriches relationships and strengthens and unites families. The organization helps individuals become whole so they can engage in relationships in a full and healthy way.

Shield Bearer Honors 2018 Celebration of Hope Award Winners

Shield Bearer honored the 2018 Celebration of Hope Award Winners at the COH Awards Banquet on Oct. 23. Winners included Chuy's Vintage Park; KSBJ 89.3; 100+ Women Who Care-CyFair; Conroe Church of Christ; and Ambassador (Soldier) of the Year, Tammy Hunter. Shield Bearer offers counseling and trauma recovery services. Photography courtesy of Fox Focus Photography  

Inspiring HANDS Flashback to the ’80s Gala

Inspiring HANDS held its annual fundraising gala on Nov. 3 at the Sterling Country Club. Proceeds from the gala and auction go directly to scholarships for summer camps and equine therapy benefiting people with disabilities. Inspiring HANDS is operated 100 percent by volunteers and is fully funded by donations. Photography courtesy of Destiny's Photography

Success Means Sticking the Landing

“It’s not how you start. It’s how you finish.” – Jonathan Horton

Who Says Healthy Can’t Be Delicious?

Alicia and Matt Alagala started creating cold-pressed juices and raw, organic smoothies for their friends and family to help them live a full and healthy life. Their journey began when Matt’s mother was diagnosed unexpectedly with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Alicia and Matt sprang into action researching ways to help boost her immune system naturally and found many testimonials from…