Retired Marine Answers: “Why Yoga?”

Why yoga for Veterans? By Capt. CJ Keller, USMC, Retired After experiencing the devastating toll the Vietnam conflict took on our nations Warriors, and recently fighting two full military wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, we are now tasked with ensuring our active duty, reserve and Veteran populations are not taken for granted, and not forgotten.  Across every branch…

Former Army Psychologist Commits Suicide

“Pete needed to feel like he still mattered. My God, he was a Bronze Star–winning Army psychologist. But the VA just looked at him as another psychologist who couldn’t get his licensure in two years.”  Read more: http://nation.time.com/2013/01/11/dr-peter-j-n-linnerooth-1970-2013/#ixzz2I7pIjlLZ Those charged with the mental well being of others are often in need of an angel on their…

In Phoenix: Proclaim What You Stand For

It’s good and healthy to see a yoga studio state this so plainly, and boldly. We don’t expect all studios or teachers to do this, but let’s just say that in addition to getting that extra training, signing up for Yoga For Vets, a sign on your window doesn’t hurt.  Not comfortable? Wonder if it…

The Life and More Life of Tim Hetherington

Our friend Warrior Life Coach once wrote: “…we can define the date, rather than letting it define us.”  This brings to mind how friends have responded to the passing of Tim Hetherington back in 2011, and what they’re doing now.  There’s a flurry of news about Tim now, with not one, but two documentaries about his…

Whatever Works: Truefightclub.com

And so we are back. WordPress ate this post twice, publishing only the title.  Let’s try again. We really like following our partners on Facebook for the insights they present.  Just recently Yoga For Vets published this status update: “Every week I am adding 6-12 new locations that offer free yoga to vets. This week…