Health/Beauty

How Your Heart Really Feels about Military Life

February is American Heart Month, an observance sponsored by the American Heart Association which brings awareness to the facts, statistics, and prevention of heart disease. Many people already know that eating a healthy diet and getting enough physical activity are two key components of a healthy heart. But there’s one factor that is often overlookedContinue Reading “How Your Heart Really Feels about Military Life”

Health/Beauty

The Importance of Yoga

I was 39 years old before I ever tried a single yoga workout.  When I completed my first yoga workout, it was one of those times that I asked myself “Why didn’t I do this sooner?”  Even though the workout was awkward and difficult, I felt great afterwards and was glad I had tried it. Continue Reading “The Importance of Yoga”

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)”