Feeling Good, Being Well

It seems everywhere we turn we hear about wellness, but what does it really mean? A current study underway at the Stanford Prevention Research Center is setting out to learn just that.

Project C.U.R.E. and Vicente Fox Celebrate Giving

Project C.U.R.E., the nation’s largest provider of donated medical equipment to developing countries, recently welcomed Vicente Fox, Mexico’s 55th president, to its distribution headquarters in Centennial. Fox was there to commemorate the nonprofit’s 70th, 53-foot-long cargo container of medical supplies donated to Mexico. Photography by Jimmy Dozer

CASA Holds Annual Golf Tournament 
to Help Children, Families in Need

Advocates for Children-CASA held its annual golf tournament, the Advocates Open, on August 18 at The Ridge at Castle Pines. Proceeds benefit CASA's programs for abused and neglected children.

The Highlands Ranch Chamber’s Busy Summer

Highlands Ranch Chamber of Commerce revels in the dog days of summer with ribbon cuttings at INNGI Float and Barre 3, a luncheon with Congressman Coffman and, of course, their eclipse party.

HRCA Events Wind Down Summer, Welcome in Fall

While the Annual Doggie Splash meant the closing of the community pools, Highland Ranch Days welcomed in fall.

OFF THE MAT AND INTO THE WORLD

“Off the mat and into your life.” That’s how Dr. Karen Pascoe hopes her yoga students - and her counseling patients - will use their training to attain a happier, calmer, more present state of being in all aspects of their lives. A Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Addiction Counselor, Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Therapeutic Yoga Teacher, and a Registered Yoga Teacher…

Day of the Dead Dinner Party

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday that dates back hundreds of years. November 1 is “Día de los Inocentes” (Day of the Innocents) and also known as Día de los Angelitos (Day of the Little Angels). November 2 is Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Día de los Muertos is a time…

Aging Gracefully

What’s your philosophy about looking and feeling good as we age? It’s easier to look beautiful when you’re in good health. Optimizing health means optimizing appearance. Case in point, if your hormones aren’t balanced, you have a lack of estrogen or you have too much testosterone, you could experience unwanted hair growth, pimples or lack of collagen in your face.

The Stories of Us

There are few things in life more precious than candid photographs of those special moments. As a professional photographer, I put a huge emphasis on capturing natural spontaneous photographs. Extreme photojournalism I call it! Here, a few tips for commemorating those special, often unexpected, moments.

WELL-READ

Chicken soup might be for the soul, but these inspiring non-fiction reads by our fellow Coloradans will feed your heart and your mind. Honest and often funny real-life stories about the ordinary experiences that make us extraordinary people will leave you inspired and smiling.

FARM+FRESH+FALL

With the fall comes many good things - relief from the summer heat, a chance to watch the aspens shift from vibrant green to fiery yellow, shorter days and a sense of things becoming a little bit cozier. But fall can also be a time of hurriedness - kids are heading back to school, and languid summer days at home…

Making Your Way to 10K

1 Build your mileage - The biggest challenge of running is to actually start running! At first, running won’t be fun and your body will rebel. But I promise, it’s all about consistency. Make sure you’re running 2-3 days a week so your body and muscles can build up strength and endurance. Remember—it’s not about volume, it’s about making it…