Health/Beauty Mental Health/Wellness Veterans

Get a Grip on Stress! (Part 6 – Stress and your Mind)

“Depression is among the leading causes of disability worldwide.” – World Health Organization “20% of the soldiers who have been deployed in the past 6 years have PTSD, that’s over 300,000.” – Michelle Rosenthal, Heal my PTSD The statistics are frightening. Even MORE frightening is that these rates are increasing. -Depression is at an all-timeContinue Reading “Get a Grip on Stress! (Part 6 – Stress and your Mind)”

Health/Beauty Mental Health/Wellness Veterans

Encouraging Research on Suicide Prevention

  During the month of July 2011, 32 Army personnel took their own lives. This continues the alarming trend of increased suicide amongst servicemen and women who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. A recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry sheds light on one potential cause, and another offers a possible wayContinue Reading “Encouraging Research on Suicide Prevention”

Health/Beauty Mental Health/Wellness

Get a Grip on Stress! (Part 5 – Stress and Your Body)

HELLO!Allow me to introduce myself; I’m your ADRENAL gland. You might have heard of me. I’m one of your STRESS glands. I might be small, but If I must say so myself, I’m pretty important! My job is to prepare your body to survive stressful situations, like running into a tiger. That’s when I kickContinue Reading “Get a Grip on Stress! (Part 5 – Stress and Your Body)”