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)”

Mental Health/Wellness Veterans

Man’s Best Cure

Let me tell you a little about my dog Dixie. Dixie is a German Shepard/Coon hound mix that we adopted from an animal shelter in 1998.  Dixie soon became a member of our family which included my husband (who suffers from PTSD) our other dog Simba a Chow-Chow/North Timberland wolf mix and of course myself. Continue Reading “Man’s Best Cure”