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

11 Opportunities to ACT This Season

Managing stress with healthy coping mechanisms takes both patience and practice. As temperatures drop, the COVID-19 pandemic continues, daylight hours decrease and the holidays approach, it may feel as though you have less options to turn to for stress relief, self-care and relaxation. Controllability, one of the Principles of Resilience, is about making choices that … Continue reading 11 Opportunities to ACT This Season

Register Today! Suicide Prevention Month Webinar with Navy & Marine Corps Public Health Center

The Navy & Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) Health Promotion and Wellness (HPW) Department and the Navy Suicide Prevention Branch (OPNAV N171) will be hosting a webinar on suicide prevention on 30 August 2016 at 1200 EST. This webinar, entitled “Every Sailor, Every Day Starts with YOU: Understanding Evidence-Based Intervention Tools for Sailors at … Continue reading Register Today! Suicide Prevention Month Webinar with Navy & Marine Corps Public Health Center

Food Everywhere – Too Many Choices!

Lt. Cmdr. Amit Sood, a dietitian, offers tips for you to enjoy the flavors of the holiday season and develop mindful eating as a way of life. Food is often the center of attention during the holidays, and trying to regain a sense of control for the New Year can be tough. Many factors influence … Continue reading Food Everywhere – Too Many Choices!

Stress Eating

Guest blog provided by Dr. Mark Long and Sally Vickers, Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC), Health Promotion and Wellness (HPW) Department How often do you eat when you’re not hungry? For instance, do you ever eat (or overeat) to reward yourself? How about when you’re frustrated, tired, stressed, anxious, bored, or in … Continue reading Stress Eating