Warrior Quest Veterans Weekend Retreat in January.

I Don't like 22 club and I Don't like to refer to statistiques. I Don't like posting about PTSD all the time despite this is main Reason why me HERE. I Didn't like a few things in this 2020, and I know it will be a year of battling and protests still 2021. What I … Continue reading Warrior Quest Veterans Weekend Retreat in January.

Combat Crochet and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Yarn over…

Like many veterans throughout our country’s history, I needed mental medical attention but did not seek help BY: SAMANTHA NEROVE, POSTED ON MAY 28, 2017 A soldier crochets a garden of hope in the battlefield of despair. Pistol? Check. Body armor? Check. Yarn, hooks, crochet books? Check. My Combat Crochet Basic Load (CCBL) was prepped for battle. I was ready to … Continue reading Combat Crochet and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Yarn over…

PTSD same symptoms than OCD?

Obsessive Compulsive Disorders is a new term for me, not new as symptom; I was very much OCD in the 90s with my eating disorders (anorexia and bulimia nervosa). Another battle, another lifetime. Maybe another book? My new friend from Belgium, Seb, is catching it right: OCD are very similar to PTSD... they are symptoms … Continue reading PTSD same symptoms than OCD?

Anxiety and Stress, on a positive note?

Rimini, 2016. Hippocampus is a deep diver of Unconsciousness. My Silent guide. Causes of Anxiety: Does Anxiety Have Any Purpose? Credit to Inner Health Studio The causes of anxiety attacks relate to the adaptive and protective functions of anxiety. Let's look at why people become anxious and what to do about it. If, for a … Continue reading Anxiety and Stress, on a positive note?

Forces Penpals for Combat Stress.

When I decided to write for this website, I was feeling quite isolated, and abandoned. It was almost Xmas time, and as I do regularly, I was seeking for my “cause of the year”. My first attempts to find penpals, except for subscribing to “International Pen Friends”(thank you my last representative from Sidney, AU), were … Continue reading Forces Penpals for Combat Stress.

Wounded Healer. What’s that? Are you?

Wounded healer is a term created by psychologist Carl Jung. The idea states that an analyst is compelled to treat patients because the analyst himself is "wounded". The idea may have Greek mythology origins. Who is Jonathan Foust? I dunno, but he sounds amazing on his podcats. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0zIOSplNbw&lc=z23tyrkzas3ehrfyf04t1aokgdkpgf2iwk1ynwl0ygvfrk0h00410 When I felt lost in confusion, I asked … Continue reading Wounded Healer. What’s that? Are you?

Hey, it’s safe to take off your armor: “Veterans struggling with civilian life are urged to join a new Peer Support Service.”

Former servicemen and women who are struggling to cope with life outside of the military are being urged to sign up to a Peer Support Service, delivered by veterans’ mental health charity Combat Stress. Led by veterans for veterans, it’s the first UK-wide service of its kind for those with mental health problems. The Peer … Continue reading Hey, it’s safe to take off your armor: “Veterans struggling with civilian life are urged to join a new Peer Support Service.”

The 82nd Airborne is changing its policy for memorial services — and it may affect paratroopers who die by suicide

Soldiers who die by suicide may not receive full military honors in future 82nd Airborne Division memorial ceremonies, a spokesman confirmed to Army Times. Going forward, commanders in the 82nd Airborne can choose from two different kinds of ceremonies: The regular ceremony with the usual complement of military courtesies, and an alternate ceremony, created for … Continue reading The 82nd Airborne is changing its policy for memorial services — and it may affect paratroopers who die by suicide

CID warns about social network Scams.

The Army’s Criminal Investigation Division posts a long-overdue article at army.mil about the scams we see almost daily at TAHHQs in regards to people pretending to be members of the military in order to separate you from your money; Be extremely suspicious if you are asked for money for transportation costs, communication fees or marriage processing and … Continue reading CID warns about social network Scams.