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Get a Grip on Stress! (Part 2 – Emotional Stress)

OK!  It looks like everybody is  FIRED UP to fight off any stress that comes your way.  But before the “Wonder Women” of the Homefront United Network can defeat stress, you need to know who your enemy is.  Here are the facts: 1. Stress is everywhere. 2. There are 3 kinds of stress. (emotional, physical,Continue Reading “Get a Grip on Stress! (Part 2 – Emotional Stress)”

Health/Beauty Mental Health/Wellness

Get a Grip on Stress! (Part 1 – What is Stress?)

“I THOUGHT I HAD MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS… my friend thought she had ovarian cancer.  We had no one to talk to; there was no network of spouses.  Now I realize that it was all related to stress.  I wish we would have known this back then…” Her husband is a fighter pilot.  They’ve survived two deployments.  She was describing their physical reactionsContinue Reading “Get a Grip on Stress! (Part 1 – What is Stress?)”

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PTSD- Fighting the Battle Within

“I just want to close my eyes and go to sleep,” he said with a sadness I immediately recognized causing the hair on the back of my neck to stand up.  “I just want to go to sleep and never wake up again.” These are the words my husband spoke to me just a fewContinue Reading “PTSD- Fighting the Battle Within”