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

How Creativity is Helping a Veteran Recover what He Lost in a Place He Has Not Been

How Creativity is Helping a Veteran Recover what He Lost in a Place He Has Not Been

This post is an original article written by Dan Manning, CEO of Firepower Concepts, LLC. Dan is a United States Air Force senior leader, and is helping businesses and non-profits apply creativity to solve their toughest problems. This article addresses Moral Injury, a common topic on the Head Space and Timing Blog; you can read more aboutRead more about How Creativity is Helping a Veteran Recover what He Lost in a Place He Has Not Been[…]

‘Winnie the Pooh’ Was Created by a Vet Explaining War to his Boy

‘Winnie the Pooh’ Was Created by a Vet Explaining War to his Boy

This post is an original article written by Eric Milzarski for the We Are The Mighty, a military media brand run by veterans, military family members, and civilians to bring relevant, engaging entertainment to the military community. It is republished here by permission.  You can read the original article here. From a mental health professional perspective, it demonstrates the lengths to which a veteranRead more about ‘Winnie the Pooh’ Was Created by a Vet Explaining War to his Boy[…]

What Really Happens During and After a Traumatic Brain Injury?

What Really Happens During and After a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Traumatic Brain Injury. Whether you call it a concussion, being knocked out, or having your bell rung, it’s one of the signature injuries of the current wars. Advances in medical treatment and equipment have increased the survival rate and decreased the mortality battlefield wounds; while a great thing in almost all respects, this has increasedRead more about What Really Happens During and After a Traumatic Brain Injury?[…]

Cognitive Impairment and the Neurological Basis for PTSD

Cognitive Impairment and the Neurological Basis for PTSD

  This post is an original article written by Dr. Blair Cano. Blair is a United States Navy veteran and licesned psychologist working in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She specializes in adult and pediatric neuropsychology and neurofeedback.  When confronted with a life-threatening event, the body reacts with a state of hyperarousal, designed to ‘protect’ humans againstRead more about Cognitive Impairment and the Neurological Basis for PTSD[…]

The Veteran Scholar: Five things to do during your last year of college

The Veteran Scholar: Five things to do during your last year of college

This post is an original article written by Timothy Wienecke. Tim is a United States Air Force veteran and clinical mental health counselor practicing in Golden, Colorado. He has specialized in supporting veterans transitioning to higher education after the military through his work as a facilitator for the Peer Advisers for Veteran Education (PAVE) programRead more about The Veteran Scholar: Five things to do during your last year of college[…]

The Veteran Scholar: 5 Things That Will Make Your First Year of College Better.

The Veteran Scholar: 5 Things That Will Make Your First Year of College Better.

This post is an original article written by Timothy Wienecke. Tim is a United States Air Force veteran and clinical mental health counselor practicing in Golden, Colorado. He has specialized in supporting veterans transitioning to higher education after the military through his work as a facilitator for the Peer Advisers for Veteran Education (PAVE) programRead more about The Veteran Scholar: 5 Things That Will Make Your First Year of College Better.[…]

The Veteran Scholar: 5 Things to Look At When Choosing a College

The Veteran Scholar: 5 Things to Look At When Choosing a College

This post is an original article written by Timothy Wienecke. Tim is a United States Air Force veteran and clinical mental health counselor practicing in Golden, Colorado. He has specialized in supporting veterans transitioning to higher education after the military through his work as a facilitator for the Peer Advisers for Veteran Education (PAVE) program at the UniversityRead more about The Veteran Scholar: 5 Things to Look At When Choosing a College[…]

Physician Heal Thyself: The Lingering Burden of the Combat Medic

Physician Heal Thyself: The Lingering Burden of the Combat Medic

This post is an original article written by a combat medic. While desiring to remain anonymous, they also wanted their story heard. Any effort by any veteran to tell their story, in any way, is beneficial to both the veteran and the reader. I was standing there listening to Martinez tell that same stupid joke forRead more about Physician Heal Thyself: The Lingering Burden of the Combat Medic[…]

Navigating Post-Military Transition: Five Questions to Keep You On Course

Navigating Post-Military Transition: Five Questions to Keep You On Course

This post is an original article written by veteran Jeff Decker. Jeff is Army veteran who writes about how veterans can overcome the invisible wounds of war and leverage their military experiences  to achieve their personal goals. “If I had an hour to solve a problem I’d spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinkingRead more about Navigating Post-Military Transition: Five Questions to Keep You On Course[…]