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

Can You Be Passionate About Something if You Don’t Take It Personally?

Can You Be Passionate About Something if You Don’t Take It Personally?

During my admittedly short time as a civilian, I’ve come across a few phrases that I was not familiar with during my time in the military. Profit Margins. Uniquely syndicate real-time functionalities. Zombie project. One that I really can’t wrap my head around, though is: It’s nothing personal, it’s just business. Well, my business isRead more about Can You Be Passionate About Something if You Don’t Take It Personally?[…]

Military to Civilian Transition: How To Do Like a Combat Vet

Military to Civilian Transition: How To Do Like a Combat Vet

If you ever want to interact with veterans in any way, I highly recommend that you listen to Jay Knight’s podcast, Veteranology, for an unvarnished inside look into what it’s like for a young leader in the military to rejoin the civilian world. Most specifically, one of the best episodes to start with is Episode 5,Read more about Military to Civilian Transition: How To Do Like a Combat Vet[…]

Perceived versus Actual Capacity for Enduring Hardship

Perceived versus Actual Capacity for Enduring Hardship

  The thing that amazes me about veterans is their ability to put up with some of the most challenging situations that any individual can face. You can put them in any environmental condition, expose them to extreme levels of psychological stress, and yet they’ll still keep moving forward. To many veterans, this is bothRead more about Perceived versus Actual Capacity for Enduring Hardship[…]

Zero to Sixty is Fun, Sixty to Zero Not So Much

Zero to Sixty is Fun, Sixty to Zero Not So Much

Have you ever experienced the rush of thrill that comes from rapid acceleration? There’s something about going from zero to sixty in less than eight seconds that brings a smile to my face. Hundreds of experiences attempt to capitalize on our human desire for rapid acceleration: roller coasters, skydiving, motorcycles. While there is certainly aRead more about Zero to Sixty is Fun, Sixty to Zero Not So Much[…]

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[…]