Goals: Why they will make or break your wellness journey

It’s fitting that my first *real* post on here has to do with setting goals. We’re well into March, and most of the New-Years-Resolutioners have stopped coming to the gym. Some of y’all are still hanging in there. (I’m f*cking proud of you, keep it up!) My sneaking suspicion is this: those of you still hanging in there are the ones who set a “better” … Continue reading Goals: Why they will make or break your wellness journey

A Life of Purpose & Faith

I am not a particularly spiritual person. In fact, religion has been a fairly complicated topic for me for most of my life. I was raised Roman Catholic – went to a Catholic school from kindergarten through eighth grade. Many of my peers went on to attend Catholic or Jesuit high schools and colleges, and maybe half of them are devout Catholics to this day. … Continue reading A Life of Purpose & Faith

“The Army is not a political organization”

Disclaimer: This is a personal viewpoint, and does not represent the views of the Department of Defense, any of the Armed Forces, or any federal agency or organization.  As soon as I signed my contract in 2009, I was told a number of different things by a number of people with many years of military experience. First, that it is our duty to serve our … Continue reading “The Army is not a political organization”