Combat Crochet and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Yarn over…

Like many veterans throughout our country’s history, I needed mental medical attention but did not seek help BY: SAMANTHA NEROVE, POSTED ON MAY 28, 2017 A soldier crochets a garden of hope in the battlefield of despair. Pistol? Check. Body armor? Check. Yarn, hooks, crochet books? Check. My Combat Crochet Basic Load (CCBL) was prepped for battle. I was ready toContinue reading “Combat Crochet and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Yarn over…”

Returning Home After Living Abroad.

Oh well, I was actually having same conversation with Rosa, a Sicilian girl working at same place. Although, she owns her family, here, blond husby and kids, lovely picture, except she doesn’t feel that she belongs here, in this new eastern Parisian region, nor Sicily. Giulia, another friend of mine, from Treviso, Veneto, in NorthernContinue reading “Returning Home After Living Abroad.”

Next Mission: PTSD at home. Veterans breaking the Silence.

Actually, I am living this situation at work. Yes, I am the weak link.  And yes, I was the first and only one to break the silence. So, what? Do you know the story of someone who is sitting on the edge of the river waiting for his dead enemy’s body passing by? Seriously, itContinue reading “Next Mission: PTSD at home. Veterans breaking the Silence.”

Hey, it’s safe to take off your armor: “Veterans struggling with civilian life are urged to join a new Peer Support Service.”

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 PeerContinue reading “Hey, it’s safe to take off your armor: “Veterans struggling with civilian life are urged to join a new Peer Support Service.””

Canadian Army Vet’s Story: Ron and Ryan Anderson’s PTSD treatment and homecoming.

This article may hurt the Sensibility of someone; mine, for sure, but this is my duty here. So, I let you check details of the painful homecoming of this two brothers, back from their last tours in combat zone ( Afghanistan, the last ) and no more capable to deal with a normal family life.Continue reading “Canadian Army Vet’s Story: Ron and Ryan Anderson’s PTSD treatment and homecoming.”

The happiness track. Vets welcome back.

How to deal with PTSD without medications. Give meditation a try.

Achilles in Vietnam and Odysseus in America.

Are you searching for your soul? Then come out of your own prison. Leave the little stream and join the river that flows to the ocean. Like an ox, don’t pull the wheel of this world on your back. Take off the burden. Whirl and circle. Rise above the wheel of the world. There isContinue reading “Achilles in Vietnam and Odysseus in America.”

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