Manifesting in the New Year – the Day of Epiphany

I sat – slouched a bit – in a plastic chair with metal arms. We were in a room in a semi-destroyed building that US troops now used as office space for various units in Al Asad, Iraq. It was cold. (Yes, it gets cold in Iraq). I had a brownish green polar fleece mock [...]

By | January 6th, 2017|Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Predictors of Depression Diagnoses and Symptoms in United States Female Veterans: Results from a National Survey and Implications for Programming

Research suggests that female veterans of the United States military are more likely than their male counterparts to report mental health concerns such as posttraumatic stress, depression and suicidal thoughts. The purpose of this study was to explore the interaction of service era (time period during which active duty service occurred), social support, and beliefs [...]

By | November 21st, 2016|Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|0 Comments

The Trauma Therapist Project with Dr. Guy Macpherson

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 on the PodCast. There is a crack, a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen Why [...]

By | August 10th, 2016|Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|0 Comments

The Pistol or the Yoga Mat?

Originally posted January 4, 2016 by Yoga Service Council in Trauma-Informed Yoga / Veterans A couple of years ago, in a New Year’s Eve note to my readers on SemperSarah.com, I encouraged them to be vulnerable. Then, I decided, I was going to walk my talk. First, I shared this note with them. Then, I included an expanded version of it in my [...]

By | January 8th, 2016|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Brave Strong True – Happy Veterans Day to You

"Honest, humble, and humorous, I enjoyed every page of this book and plan to share it with everyone I know - veteran and civilian alike!" It is truly my honor to share something special with you today, a special day. First of all, I sincerely wish you well this Veterans Day. Secondly, please take a [...]

By | November 11th, 2015|Sarah's Blog, Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Just Breathe: Align & Shine in Battle and Beyond – Sarah speaks at Urban Campfire, Denver

"You can only make choices; you can't make your outcomes." ~ Sarah Plummer   Tuesday, 3 June 2014, I had the honor of speaking at Urban Campfire Spring Edition: Denver.  It was an emotional and powerful night.  Two speakers went before me, and I followed their lead of sharing from the heart without notes, and [...]

By | June 3rd, 2014|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Harvesting Happiness Talk Radio Show: Resilience, Wellness, & More With Sarah Plummer

On Wednesday, 7 May 2014, I had a blast as a guest on Lisa Cyper Kamen's radio show, Harvesting Happiness.  We discussed resiliency, peak performance, happiness, optimal wellness, and yoga which, lets be serious, is stuff we all can't hear enough about!  Further more, it was a real honor to be on Lisa's show given [...]

By | May 10th, 2014|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Happy Veterans Day & An Important Note About Brain Health

Good morning. I'd like to wish you a Happy Veterans Day today, as well as (a day late) a Happy 238th Birthday to the United States Marine Corps.   I also want to remind you to please take a moment out of your day to thank a Veteran for their service.   If you have [...]

By | November 10th, 2013|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Featured Guest on Post-Traumatic Stress Treatment Show – Blogtalk Radio – 27 August 2012

Monday afternoon, 27 August 2012, I had the honor of being a guest on Fuzzy Manning's Blogtalk Radio show, Post-Traumatic Stress Treatment, where he spreads the message of hope for veterans and their families by informing them of resources available to help them with an array of challenges.  In today's show, I discussed the benefits [...]

By | August 27th, 2012|Semper Sarah|0 Comments