One of the Greatest Weapons in the Miltary’s Arsenal was Useless Without the Head space and Timing Gauge. Veterans Can Be Rendered Inoperable if their Headspace and Timing is Not Set Correctly As Well.

Mental Health from a Combat Veteran Perspective

Creating Change for Veterans, Part IV: www.veteranmentalhealth.com

Creating Change for Veterans, Part IV: www.veteranmentalhealth.com

This is the fourth post in a series of articles describing how a group of veterans in Colorado Springs are attempting to make a difference for other veterans in their community. You can read the FIRST POST HERE, the SECOND POST HERE, and the THIRD POST HERE. Ma Deuce. Ol’ Faithful. The .50 Cal. ReallyRead more about Creating Change for Veterans, Part IV: www.veteranmentalhealth.com[…]

Veterans, Choose to Fill Space in Your Life, or Have It Filled For You

Veterans, Choose to Fill Space in Your Life, or Have It Filled For You

A significant challenge that veterans face during transition is they find that there is a wide open space in front of them. We can either choose how we fill that space, or it will be filled for us. The options are seemingly endless, but there are limits. Limits to our abilities, limits to our finances,Read more about Veterans, Choose to Fill Space in Your Life, or Have It Filled For You[…]

Navigating the Two-Way Street of Military Transition

Navigating the Two-Way Street of Military Transition

During a recent discussion with Dan Savage, LinkedIn’s Veterans Program Manager, he talked about how transition for veterans was a two-way street. Yes, certainly, it would be great if the hiring managers in our industry of choice were able to understand us better, but we also need to do the work to understand that industry,Read more about Navigating the Two-Way Street of Military Transition[…]

Let’s Talk About Veterans for a Minute

Let’s Talk About Veterans for a Minute

As a clinical mental health counselor and combat veteran, I often work with my fellow service members around challenges that they experience after leaving the service. They haven’t had a lot of experience with military transition. They’re not immediately skilled at interviewing, resume writing, or selecting professional business attire. For 22 years, the only tie IRead more about Let’s Talk About Veterans for a Minute[…]

For Veterans, Our Capacity for Stress is Greater Than We Know

For Veterans, Our Capacity for Stress is Greater Than We Know

The human capacity for stress is much greater than what we individually believe. Was there a time where you thought that you weren’t going to be able to accomplish something? You were at your limits, emotionally, physically, mentally, spiritually? You’re still here, aren’t you? Life is challenging, and it’s even more challenging when we chooseRead more about For Veterans, Our Capacity for Stress is Greater Than We Know[…]