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Show Up Anyway

You’ll find over time, you’re not showing up for others; you’re showing up for you. You can look back and…
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Accountability Counts

Coaching partners know they will be held accountable for these things. This is part of what makes coaching work because…
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Your Coach, Your Confidant

Confide in someone who you know will listen, not judge, and who can help guide you to a better you,…
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Better Sleep

Poor sleep means poor mental health. We trudge through day after day and sometimes forget sleep’s effect on the brain…
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Faith and Mental Health

Faith is belief in something or someone greater than yourself. When we put self aside (not down, but aside) we…
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Healing After a Line of Duty Death

Healing takes time. Bones need to reset, bruises need to heal, scabs take time to form. Our mental health is…
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How to Stop Self-Talk

Negative self-talk leads us into a whirlwind of mental darkness. Let’s turn on the light and see that it’s just…
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Spotlight: Don Pemberton, Firefighter/Paramedic and Coach

To me, that’s tragic to have somebody that dedicates their life to helping others and then when it’s time for…
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Who Takes Care of You?

It’s possible we miss something in this stark denial of care from others. We miss connection and healthy dependency.
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Breaking the Glass, Ending the Silence

We are first responders and first responder family members and we will not be silent anymore. Mental health is important…
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First Responder Youth

Those born with a servant’s heart, or who have grown up around such service, tend to lean towards that calling.
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Coaching in a Digital Age

So, what could coaching look like in the future? Well, what could it look like now? We are in the…
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The Brain Dump

Brain dumping is an exercise in differentiation. Brain Dumping helps organize this clutter into workable pieces, which are easier to…
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Developing Therapies for PTSD

Our current technology has led us to a place where you can put a device on and change your environment….
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A Word on July Fourth Fireworks

We love our fireworks on the fourth, their popping colors and vibrant designs, but not everyone does. Those with PTSD…
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Spotlight: Darrel Stinson, Retired Corrections Officer

If you could teach somebody how to behave even when you’re not around, it’d be better than them behaving when…
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Navigating Suicidal Ideation

We shouldn’t wait for things to get ugly or to the point of someone thinking about suicide before we take…
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Coaching: Why Now?

Preparing for disaster shouldn’t wait for disaster. At that point, it may be too late. The best survival tactic is…
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What Do You Believe?

When beliefs aren’t matched to values, things get confusing. Our belief is what we feel is true and our value…
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Life Coaching with PTSD

Trauma Informed Coaches anchor their work in the present, not the past. They focus on the client’s current life and…
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