Loneliness Kills

"Social connectivity does more for your health than quitting smoking." ~ Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas BLUF (Bottom Line Up Front) We all want to be resilient. (Right???) Resilience is built by cultivating: Self-Care Spiritual Practices Social Support Therefore, we suffer when we don’t do the following: Invest in healthy habits for ourselves Cultivate spiritual practices [...]

Last Weekend in New Orleans…

I got to spend two energizing days with the Mission Continues at the Women Veterans Leadership Summit in New Orleans, LA from April 1st to the 3rd. The intended purpose was to empower women veterans for successful transition to civilian life. And the message I heard loud and clear was the importance of finding authentic [...]

Restore & Rebuild: A Free Resilient Leadership Retreat for Veterans this March

Resilient Leadership Retreat for OIF/OEF Veterans A quick break in my regular blogging programming to ask you to please help Just Roll With It Wellness LLC share a unique opportunity with wounded, injured, or ill veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan. The retreat is this March in beautiful Charleston, SC. Lodging, food, and gear are all covered, and travel [...]

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 [...]

Put Your Oxygen Mask on First

How was your weekend?  Mine was fabulous, I gotta say!   I spent last Friday through Monday in Washington State.  I’ve never been before.  Well, unless you count that time I drove across the Oregon border to bungee jump off Mount St Helens twice in 2007, but the point is, I’ve never really fully explored [...]

Are You at Peace with Your Leadership Style?

Are you at peace with your leadership style?  Larry Broughton, one of my guest expert speakers at the December 1st JUST ROLL WITH IT BOOTCAMP in San Diego, discussed the value of personal responsibility in leadership roles in one of his recent FLASHPOINTS newsletters. By the way, you can register before Veteran's Day (that's 11 November) to attend the transformational Bootcamp for only [...]

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