Mental Health/Wellness Veterans

Suicide in the Military: A Veteran’s Point of View

I have recently changed professions and have found myself with an hour and a half long commute to my starting point. According to some surveys regarding the suicide rate among United States veterans, three vets take their own lives during my commute, or twenty-two veterans a day. While this number has come under a goodContinue Reading “Suicide in the Military: A Veteran’s Point of View”

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PTSD: When Home Turns from Safe to Scary

Earlier this year, a good friend of mine revealed to me a detailed story about the struggles she and her husband had been having throughout the previous year. Ever since he had come back from deployment, he had not been himself. He would lose his temper at the slightest things and direct his outbursts towardsContinue Reading “PTSD: When Home Turns from Safe to Scary”

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A Mindful Approach to PTSD

For many years now, yoga has been the popular activity here in America for those seeking relaxation, mindfulness, and improved health and fitness. But did you know that yoga was developed over 5,000 years ago in India as a system for enhancing mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing? According to the Yoga Alliance, millions ofContinue Reading “A Mindful Approach to PTSD”

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#WhyIStayed

Video leaked to TMZ of NFL player Ray Rice rendering unconscious his fiancé, now wife, Janay Rice has people asking, “Why would you stay with someone who abuses you?” Trending on Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites is the hashtag- #WhyIstayed. Women and a few men, who’ve been subjected to domestic violence have takenContinue Reading “#WhyIStayed”