The survival instinct designed to give us tools to fight or flee has turned on us. Now that it is on inappropriately, this response can have the opposite effect. Instead of saving our lives, it can contribute to insomnia, depression, panic attacks, and a host of other health concerns.
So much has changed, and yet the damage continues to compound, from the destruction of our military and international reputation to the devastation the war wrought on our economy.
One September afternoon, I was receiving an albuterol treatment to keep my lungs expanded and free from infection. Suddenly, there was a knock at our door: It was a police officer to tell my mom Adam had been hit by a truck while riding his bike.
When you lose the use of one sense, the others become heightened. That's certainly true for Gerry Leary of Boulder, Colorado. Leary has been blind since birth, yet he operates a successful coffee roasting business and a café near Boulder's main pedestrian mall, Pearl Street.
This is a big win for the people of New Mexico and our nation. And it isn't the only win this week for Veterans.
Mr. Williams, quite recently, wrote a short piece for the Orlando Sentinel detailing the horrific annual slaughter of songbirds in North America by cats, both well-fed and alley variety.
While we need to honor and reward landowners for hosting wildlife, we don't need to gratuitously enrich them at public expense.
With social media, the goal is to accumulate as many so-called friends as possible. The message that children who spend a great deal of time in these forms of social media is that quantity trumps quality. So children may come to value friendships in terms of numbers rather than depth.
For some, the threat of violence is too real, and the simple act of holding hands or kissing on a street corner would be unwise and unsafe. But for the rest of us, we have the capability to shift the tides by making ourselves visibl...
Arai is a little like Miss Marple -- an unlikely crime-solver in the guise of a senior citizen. But he's unlike everyone else I've read, because he's a 70-something Nisei, or second generation Japanese American who was born in California but spent his childhood in Japan.
Lawmakers are in the home stretch of passing a set of gun safety bills. This new legislation wouldn't take a single gun away from a real-life, law-abiding person. Yet, by the reaction of some, you'd think the government was on the verge of confiscating every firearm in Colorado.
Building on our recent discussion of the new gun bills moving through the Colorado legislature, we sit down with celebrated author Dan Baum to discuss his provocative new book, Gun Guys.
Is horse bacon the next big trend in Denver cuisine? We talk with Mark DeNittis from Cook Street School of Culinary Art about GMO labels, Denver Restaurant Week, horse meat, and the rebirth of the butcher in Denver's food scene.
If you were to Google the name of Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper as recently as a couple of months ago, you'd see articles such as...
It's been said that the best anti-poverty measure is a job. But for more than a quarter of Colorado's workforce, working hard isn't enough to make ends meet.
Almost every person we've spoken to about our travels has told us that they're envious and want to do the same thing -- to that I always say, "You can. Just put a date on your calendar and give your jobs six weeks notice before you leave."
Underlying all the media focus on the cardinals' selection of a new pope, and the predictable focus on personality over meaning, was a much greater struggle between tradition and reform, conservatism and progress. That struggle mirrors politics in America and most western democracies.
St. Patrick is not the benign figure wearing a green bishop's miter holding a shamrock and casting the snakes from the shores of his homeland,
I can honestly say I have never given two consecutive minutes of thought to what my retired life will look like -- largely because I'm convinced I can't afford to have one.
You get one shot in a competition, so you might as well take it, otherwise there will be a whole lot of "woulda, coulda, shoulda" when you look in the rearview mirror of your day on the field, course, court, hill, or what-have-you.