Bulletproofing the Psyche: Mindfulness Interventions in the Training Environment to Improve Resilience in the Military and Veteran Communities

While clinical health services exist for service members with existing mental health conditions like posttraumatic stress, they are not stemming the rising tide of service suicides. A new approach to mental health intervention and suicide prevention in military-connected personnel is required, one that speaks to the participatory, hard-working ethos of military culture. Social work and [...]

By |2020-07-09T10:18:47-06:00February 7th, 2016|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Focus Outward. Pay Attention. Extend a Hand. Today is the day!

Happy Friday December 11th, 2015! Today. Is. The. Day!  :-) My book, Just Roll With It: 7 Battle Tested Truths for Building a Resilient Life, is now available in hardback, paperback, and kindle on Amazon.com. Whooooooo hooooo!!!!! Ok, but beyond my own personal excitement about my book finally really being ready for the world, I’m [...]

By |2020-07-09T10:18:47-06:00December 11th, 2015|Sarah's Blog|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 |2020-07-09T10:18:52-06:00November 10th, 2013|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

The Itsy-Bitsy Spider Went Where?

No, this is not a picture of me singing "the itsy-bitsy-spider" to a room full of adults.  This is me, "Semper Sarah," speaking at our latest Just Roll With It Bootcamp which took place Saturday August 24th in Hermosa Beach, CA.  Because a former Marine, a photographer, a friend, took the effort to make this [...]

By |2020-07-09T10:18:52-06:00August 28th, 2013|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Because I Love You – Just Roll With It Bootcamp coming to DC 11 May 2013

You know what? I want to live in a world where people are authentically happy, healthy, successful and goin’ with the flow even after they've been through the ringer! Where $hit happens and we don’t get stuck in that place forever.  Maybe it’s combat, divorce, injury, dislocation, losing a friend or loved one, or even [...]

By |2020-07-09T10:18:54-06:00March 20th, 2013|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

NBC News Hears “Yoga Saved My Life” Directly from Sarah

Although I experienced the best and the worst events of my life while I served in the Marines, it's a brotherhood and sisterhood I am eternally grateful to be a part of. The good ones, the true friends, the real brothers and sisters, still look out for one another and support each other's endeavors.  Because [...]

By |2020-07-09T10:18:55-06:00February 12th, 2013|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

Suicide Rates Outpace Combat Deaths: Creating Community Is One Solution

‎"Healing doesn't mean you arrive at happiness and stay there; it means becoming strong enough to take each mountain as it comes. When we are in pain, we are afraid that we'll stay there forever. Yet, when we're happy, it's like we think it's bad luck to mention it.  Both are temporary. Go with the [...]

By |2020-07-09T10:18:55-06:00February 3rd, 2013|Semper Sarah|0 Comments

2 Minute Pulse Check – Have You Ever Been “On the Edge?” Ya, Me Too…

So I think Sunday is the perfect day to get real... (I shot this video yesterday, after a 6mile trail run at Red Rocks) "So we’re gonna get real here at Red Rocks real quick, because if you’ve been following me for any amount of time you know that I love metaphor and I love [...]

By |2020-07-09T10:18:56-06:00November 4th, 2012|Sarah's Blog|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 |2020-07-09T10:18:58-06:00August 27th, 2012|Semper Sarah|0 Comments
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