Hi Tribe 🙂 I hope you are all doing well. Me, I have been quite busy. And I like it. First, my new job is challenging my skills with human resources, and law norms adapting to the present situation. Some of you might remember when I have started writing this blog, I was not … Continue reading Remaster your Mind – British Army Veteran Gareth Evans.
What if you could change your story, and would become the undefeatable hero (or heroine) that you dream of in your ordinary world? Not the kind with tight leggins and a cape but the one who get through his (or her) ordeals as an epic adventure of collective awakening and development.
The lad that quits first. In the first ten minutes you see the recruits arriving at the school, they do the first briefing, before engaging for 28 days and the test of the capture. I like how the officers react to the "humbling bravery" of the young man standing for himself and saying "I just … Continue reading The Reality of Life for a Commando.
"poetry is my Second Life". When I left a message in a forum for army penpals, on PTSD healing topic (on Remembrance Day uh! ), Karl, ex UK Army Air Corps, kindly replied to me : "I found that doing something creative helps me. I write poetry and have a few hobbies but it’s important … Continue reading karl is a retired combat pilot and today poet-in- residence for military academy performing arts.
This article was "where it all began". Not only you can see how trauma transformed their faces, but also, their rite passage from Young men to men; from hell and back. Photographer Lalage Snow, who is currently based in Kabul, Afghanistan, embarked on an 8-month-long project titled We Are The Not Dead featuring portraits of British … Continue reading Portraits of Soldiers Before and After War. We are the not dead.
Former servicemen and women who are struggling to cope with life outside of the military are being urged to sign up to a Peer Support Service, delivered by veterans’ mental health charity Combat Stress. Led by veterans for veterans, it’s the first UK-wide service of its kind for those with mental health problems. The Peer … Continue reading Hey, it’s safe to take off your armor: “Veterans struggling with civilian life are urged to join a new Peer Support Service.”