As an active duty military spouse, I know first-hand that this lifestyle can be challenging. There are lots of resources and information that help us handle the logistics but support on the emotional side of military life is a bit harder to find.
And that's what you will get here! Tips, strategies and advice on ways to handle the stress, chaos and change that comes with military life delivered in a real and transparent way. Whether it's in my articles, videos, books or at a live event, my mission is to provide you with what you need to make your life a whole lot easier!
A direction moment is a moment in time that changes the course of your life forever
We all have times when we look around and wonder. We wonder how we got to where we are, and we wonder what our future holds. We may be happy with what we see, or perhaps we look around and realize that we want things to be different. Sometimes we may even feel lost as to how to make that happen.
We can find [...]
From the moment you hear a heartbeat, the enormity of what lies ahead hits you full on and mom stress becomes a real thing. Whether it’s your first or fifth time becoming a new mom it is always a challenge. A new family member changes everything and brings with it a new normal that over time [...]
“Everyone deserves to realize their fullest potential toward health and well-being,
and good mental health care is essential to this”.
Dr. Arpan Waghray of Providence St. Joseph Health is also spot on in this video discussing the importance of integrated care toward long-term overall health. [...]
Earlier this week I talked about The Power of Habits and how they can make or break us in regard to creating success in our lives. We talked about good habits moving us forward, and bad habits holding us back. So when I ran across this article by Michael Lee I had to share it [...]
As a military spouse we learn to suck it up. We learn to wait to express our feelings until no one is around, and we learn to hold it together for the sake of others. Often it's our "silent emotions" that allow us to deal with life as a military family.
Last week one of my best battle buddies [...]
Military spouse, Judy Davis, is a motivational speaker, entrepreneur, published author and co-founder of DASIUM and Mighty Parenting. She is an expert in military life, small business success and suicide prevention in teens/young adults.