Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is a mental health disorder triggered by particularly distressing life events. One in 10 people will experience it, according to PTSD UK. The anxiety disorder can be triggered by serious road accidents, prolonged sexual or physical abuse, military combat, traumatic childbirth and being caught up in natural disasters. Sufferers will.. read more →

A survivors’s statement at her attacker’s sentencing are helping to shed light on the trauma follows sexual assault. “You touched my soul in a way that haunts me in my sleep,” 21-year-old Melissa Maher told the court during the sentencing of Patrick Whetstone. The court sentenced Whetstone, also 21, to two years probation after he.. read more →

Sprinkling “Omm” mantras between “Ooh Rah!” battle cries can pay dividends for members of the Marine Corps and other branches of the military. According to a growing body of research, regular meditation improves the well-being of military members — both active duty and those who have previously served. Meditation is rooted in spirituality, which affects personal wellness in.. read more →