One Team, One Fight: We Can All Be Warriors

By | October 18th, 2016|Categories: Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|

In the spring of 2015, I had the honor - and the subsequent butterflies! - of delivering a keynote speech at the Service Member to Civilian Summit hosted by the University of Alabama. Many of [...]

Veterans Saluting the Sun for a Change

By | October 7th, 2016|Categories: Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Sun Salutes Sun's fingers reach over the hills (pausing first, of course, to inhale the beauty of that recently swollen river and admire his own reflection along the way) through the trees, and around the [...]

9/11: A Reminder of the Power of Choice & The Option to Heal

By | September 10th, 2016|Categories: Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The annual remembrance of September 11th, 2001 evokes a lot of emotions in me, many of which have changed over the last few years. In 2011, I wrote an account of where I was when [...]

The Trauma Therapist Project with Dr. Guy Macpherson

By | August 10th, 2016|Categories: Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

What a fun podcast with Guy Macpherson, PhD on The Trauma Therapist Project talking resilience and mental health! We recorded this a few weeks ago, and it's now live on his site HERE.  You can also access it directly [...]

Stephen King Helped Me Write My First Book

By | May 11th, 2016|Categories: Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

In this episode of Dan Evan's Military Entrepreneur Podcast series, I discuss how THE Stephen King helped me write my first book, Just Roll With It: 7 Battle Tested Truths For Building a Resilient Life. [...]

If Athletes Do This Without Question, Why Are So Many of Us So Skeptical?

By | April 21st, 2016|Categories: Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Why practice? Specifically, why practice mediating, moving, and/or praying mindfully DAILY? Because it trains our brains during times of calm how to better respond in times of anxiety, pressure, or stress. It is like soccer [...]