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

Developing a Resilient Response to Attack

Developing a Resilient Response to Attack

There are some psychological concepts that everyone just kind of “knows.” Things like Freud’s Oedipus Complex (which is offset by the less well known Electra Complex) orMaslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, which is discussed more in business than in psychology. Another well-known concept comes from the behaviorists: an individual’s automatic response to an external threat: fightRead more about Developing a Resilient Response to Attack[…]

How Do We Resolve the Crisis of Doubt?

How Do We Resolve the Crisis of Doubt?

This was originally posted on the Military Spouse Advocacy Network blog, and I’m honored to be working with them! You can read the original post, and find more great information for those who support service members and veterans most, by going here.  Many times, when faced with challenges in our lives, we are faced with a crisis of doubt. Have youRead more about How Do We Resolve the Crisis of Doubt?[…]

An Open Letter to the Military Spouse

An Open Letter to the Military Spouse

This was originally posted on the Military Spouse Advocacy Network blog, and I’m honored to be working with them! You can read the original post, and find more great information for those who support service members and veterans most, by going here.  Dear Military Spouse, The few words I write here today are not going to even touch the surface ofRead more about An Open Letter to the Military Spouse[…]

On the Other Side of Crisis: Strength, Resilience, and Posttraumatic Growth

On the Other Side of Crisis: Strength, Resilience, and Posttraumatic Growth

This was originally posted on the Military Spouse Advocacy Network blog, and I’m honored to be working with them! You can read the original post, and find more great information for those who support service members and veterans most, by going here.  That which does not kill us makes us stronger -Friedrich Nietzsche This quote is so well known that peopleRead more about On the Other Side of Crisis: Strength, Resilience, and Posttraumatic Growth[…]

The Other Side of the Stripes: The Spouse of the Military Service Member

The Other Side of the Stripes: The Spouse of the Military Service Member

This was originally posted on the Military Spouse Advocacy Network blog, and I’m honored to be working with them! You can read the original post, and find more great information for those who support service members and veterans most, by going here.  In 2016, I wrote an article called “The Stripes Tell a Story…but Not the Whole Story.” The basic premiseRead more about The Other Side of the Stripes: The Spouse of the Military Service Member[…]

Resistance or Resilience?

Resistance or Resilience?

This was originally posted on the Military Spouse Advocacy Network blog, and I’m honored to be working with them! You can read the original post, and find more great information for those who support service members and veterans most, by going here.  There is a lot of  discussion about “resilience” in military conversations over the past fifteen years concerning our nation’sRead more about Resistance or Resilience?[…]

The Superhero’s Other Half: Helping Your Service Member Understand Your Alter Ego

The Superhero’s Other Half: Helping Your Service Member Understand Your Alter Ego

This was originally posted on the Military Spouse Advocacy Network blog, and I’m honored to be working with them! You can read the original post, and find more great information for those who support service members and veterans most, by going here.  Last month, I wrote a post that discussed how military and veteran spouses could learn how to get usedRead more about The Superhero’s Other Half: Helping Your Service Member Understand Your Alter Ego[…]

Breaking It to the Kids The Hardest Thing About Deployments?

Breaking It to the Kids The Hardest Thing About Deployments?

This was originally posted on the Military Spouse Advocacy Network blog, and I’m honored to be working with them! You can read the original post, and find more great information for those who support service members and veterans most, by going here.  “Daddy’s going to be leaving for a while. But don’t worry, here’s a new puppy!” Probably not the bestRead more about Breaking It to the Kids The Hardest Thing About Deployments?[…]