8 SIMPLE SELF-CARE TOOLS

MEDITATION:  Believing that mediation requires an hour of silence in a zen-like atmosphere is a common misconception.  A mere THREE MINUTES! of stillness and focused breathing has proven to quell anxiety, ease depression and ignite a positive mental state.  Anywhere, anytime – one can “meditate”. 2.  LAUGHTER:  Let it be thy medicine.   Why? Well, firstContinue reading “8 SIMPLE SELF-CARE TOOLS”

Life Lessons From A Remote Medical Professional

I recently returned home from a month-long Wilderness First Responder and Emergency Medical Technician course in Leavenworth, Washington. The course content was invaluable, but the icing on the cake was the people I interacted with daily.  Having served in the military I have crossed paths with many folks who dedicate their lives to the serviceContinue reading “Life Lessons From A Remote Medical Professional”

ADRENALINE

Adrenaline, (aka adrenalin or epinephrine), is a hormone, neurotransmitter, and in modern day – a medication. Epinephrine is normally produced by both the adrenal glands and certain neurons.  Specifically it is secreted by the medulla of the adrenal glands.  It plays an important role in our body’s fight-or-flight response by increasing blood flow to muscles,Continue reading “ADRENALINE”