Three Resources to Help You Start Prioritizing Self-Care

What do setting healthy boundaries with others, going for a long run and keeping a gratitude journal have in common? They are all small ACTs of self-care. Self-care looks different for everyone. On some days, self-care might be one routine you do for yourself in the morning, like drinking a full glass of water and … Continue reading Three Resources to Help You Start Prioritizing Self-Care

Three Actions to Take to Practice Lethal Means Safety

Preventing suicide is an all hands, community effort. This year, consider adding “taking steps to prevent suicide” to your New Year’s resolutions. Whether you take time to support a friend following a challenging time or equip members of your team with free and confidential resources for psychological health, we all can play a role in … Continue reading Three Actions to Take to Practice Lethal Means Safety

Asking for Help is a Sign of Strength

Being told you’re “tough” or “handle hard situations well” can feel like a badge of honor and convince you to take on obstacles alone to keep up the image. However, at some point in our lives we all need help from those around us. Even if we feel more at ease turning inward for answers, … Continue reading Asking for Help is a Sign of Strength

Expanded Operational Stress Control: What You Need To Know

Stress is a normal part of life. Whether we are going through changes like starting a new job or PCS’ing - or our situation seems relatively stable - life always finds a way to throw stressors in our path. Although the specifics can be quite different from one person to the next, a universal truth … Continue reading Expanded Operational Stress Control: What You Need To Know

Monday Motivation: Small ACTs for Monday and Beyond

Coming back to work or other responsibilities after a fun and relaxing weekend, day off, or leave might feel tough. There are bills to be paid, deadlines to meet, work to do, errands to run, and meals to cook. With a lot on your plate, it is easy to get caught up and feel rushed as you move throughout the … Continue reading Monday Motivation: Small ACTs for Monday and Beyond

6 Ways to Stress Less This Summer

What are the first images that come to your mind when you think about summer? Is it the smell of fresh cut grass or the sun hitting your skin? What about spending time with friends at a park, swimming in the ocean, or getting some much needed R&R to recharge?   Whatever your summer ends up looking like, we want … Continue reading 6 Ways to Stress Less This Summer

Staying Resilient During Times of Change and Transition

Throughout the pandemic, resilience has been discussed through the lens of coping with uncertainty, economic setbacks, and loneliness. Individuals, organizations, and cultures alike have been challenged by difficult experiences, adversity, setbacks, and trauma. We’ve all been asked to adapt this last year in so many ways—at work, at home, at social gatherings, and more. As we slowly begin to transition back into an environment … Continue reading Staying Resilient During Times of Change and Transition