At various stages in your life, you need to assess your mental health. Is it time to recycle self-defeating thoughts, outdated values, and behavior? People get stuck and clogged up psychologically, become emotionally polluted, and wedged in a psychological knot.
Think you might need to lose a little weight? You're not alone. Even in the military, where maintaining physical fitness remains a job requirement and a key component of military readiness, thousands of service members struggle with weight.
Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall met with Air Force Medical Service leaders to discuss the Department of the Air Force’s approach for prioritizing post-traumatic stress disorder care and support during a visit to Joint Base Andrews June 24.
For one Air Force senior enlisted leader, the problem of “combat stress” and the toll it takes on warfighters – and often on their families, too – continues to be an issue that the military community struggles to fully understand.
When we are in pain, life is tough. We become weak. But, sorrow passes, disappointments are lessened and replaced by joy. Hopefully, each adversity helps you to become more resilient to life’s challenges.
Like many Americans, military service members and commanders have taken notice of the withdrawal from Olympic competition last week of superstar gymnast Simone Biles, who cited mental health concerns after uncharacteristic missteps in the early stages of competition.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented health and economic challenges, especially for the most vulnerable, which has already seen 7,133 people die by suicide this year, 528 more than last year.