Deployment/PCS Homefront Mental Health/Wellness

Let’s talk about Sex

I hesitated to write this series of articles for several reasons.  My first hesitation was because I don’t consider myself to be an expert on anything remotely sexual.  To look at me you wouldn’t see a sex kitten waiting to pounce, you’d see a wrinkled blood hound napping on the front porch.  My other hesitationContinue Reading “Let’s talk about Sex”

Health/Beauty Mental Health/Wellness

Chiropratic in the Military

The most recent issue of Dynamic Chiropractic ran a front page article titled “Study Supports VA Chiropractic: Significant improvement for veterans with neck pain.”  Yep. I’m a nerd. I actually read magazines like “Dynamic Chiropractic” and you can too!  The full article is here:  http://www.dynamicchiropractic.com/mpacms/dc/article.php?id=55635 It’s basically a lot of statistics, so I’ll paraphrase. ChiropracticContinue Reading “Chiropratic in the Military”

Health/Beauty Mental Health/Wellness

Get a Grip on Stress! (Part 8 – Sleep)

Have you seen that McDonald’s commercial? The one with the dopey looking guy wandering the streets refusing to talk to anyone until he gets his coffee?  Sound familiar? Do you need coffee JUST TO MAKE IT TO THE COFFEE SHOP? If so, it means you’re not getting enough quality sleep. You are a part ofContinue Reading “Get a Grip on Stress! (Part 8 – Sleep)”

Health/Beauty Mental Health/Wellness

Get a Grip on Stress! (Part 7 – Meditation)

“I didn’t think HE was one of those ‘new age’ guys.” One of my co-workers heard this from her friend following a lecture I did. The reason? I mentioned using MEDITATION to decrease stress. Now I don’t know about you, but I don’t consider meditation as “new age.” In fact, it’s extremely old school. It’sContinue Reading “Get a Grip on Stress! (Part 7 – Meditation)”