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    The Authentic Milspouse: A Collection From your Favorite Military Life Blogs!

    One of my goals as I navigate military life is to be an authentic military spouse. And every year I choose a word to motivate and push me toward my ideal life. I have been inspired by gratitude, balance, strength and last year I even wrote about Focus and the power that word had for me. Fellow military spouse Jennifer Pilcher of Military One Click also chooses a word and talks about it in a recent piece titled Entrepreneur Resolutions. But what I love most about what she shared isn’t the word, but more the spirit in which she talks about how she came up with it. Raw, real and authentic. And that’s what we have today,…

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    How to Ask & Get What You Want Out Of Military Life

    Asking for help when life becomes overwhelming is something it took me a long time to learn. For the first few years as a military spouse I tried to handle everything on my own and that was a big mistake. Now that I understand the healthiest and strongest spouses are those that know how to ask for and get the help they need I thinks it’s important to share that lesson with you. I believe asking for help with military life is critical particularly with regard to depression, mental and behavioral health issues. And today I want to take this concept and apply it to your life. Asking for help is something that has gotten a bad…

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    How to Ask & Get What You Want

    Asking for help when life becomes overwhelming is something I advocate for and discuss a lot here on the Direction Diva Blog. I believe asking for help is critical especially with regard to depression, mental and behavioral health issues and so much more. I even talk about how the military community needs to do a better job of asking for and offering help in general here. But today I want to take this concept to a different place, I want to talk about asking for help to create a better life for yourself. Asking for help is something that has gotten a bad rap. As we grow up, we are programmed to think that asking for help, support or direction…