To The Left & Right with John Silva – A Marine’s Story of Tragedy & Triumph – Veterans Support Group

Nothing ever truly prepares a person for combat or the hardships of military life. Soldiers quickly learn that they need each other more than anything! They fight for each other and die for each other. Bonds solidify and men stand side-by-side and shoulder-to-shoulder. Soldiers survive because of these bonds in...

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Anxiety and Massage

How Massage Can Help Ground Your Anxiety

Anne Marie Schlekeway was a mentor, teacher and leader.  When you stepped into the room with her, you knew you were in the presence of greatness.  She maintained a work-life that left little time for rest or physical fitness.  That all changed quickly.  At the age of 38, she was...

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PTSD BLOOD TESTING

PTSD Diagnosis Through Blood Tests

Today, in the Wall Street journal, there are reports that a team of researchers from top medical schools are moving closer to developing a blood test that promises to quickly and accurately help diagnose combat troops with post-traumatic stress disorder, even those who try to hide the effects, the team...

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Trigger Warnings and Mental Health

Mental Health & Trigger Warning Happy America – A Societal Coddling

The movement of “trigger warnings” and so-called “safe spaces” that are primarily on college campuses are supposed to protect people from being uncomfortable/offended/traumatized from content, a phrase, or even a simple word. Could it be doing the exact opposite?  Is this the new world of the “Trophy Generation”?  It’s time...

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