I am a 16 year Navy vet with multiple combat deployments. I have come to learn that I in fact do not know it all and know very little. My goal is to learn more, listen better, take the time to see things from multiple view points and share.
Nutrition and Your Health
If you learned somthing or enjoy my posts please tip if you cannot tip please share! Proper nutrition has a tremendous impact on your physical and psychological health. Lack of adequate nutrition, including excess nourishment, can have a toll on your body "Only two common lifestyle habits are more influential: smoking and using other forms of tobacco and drinking alcohol in excess." (Sizer & Whitney, 2017, p. 3). This article will discuss classes of nutrients, characteristics of a healthy diet, and the science behind nutrition.
Why It's Not About being Skinny
Today we are talking about why it is not just about being skinny and why you should be more concerned about increasing your body's performance and less about how you look at the beach or the number on the scale. Yes, we want to be fit-looking, but we also want to be healthy, right?
Seven Drug-Free Anxiety Solutions
Before jumping into this information, I should give a little background on who I am and how I came to find these drug-free ways to deal with my most significant problems. I have joined the U.S military in 2004 and immediately spent 15 months in the Guantanamo detention facility. While there, I was a guard where every day for those fifteen months, I endured one or all of these treatments: spat on, screamed at, and having urine and fecal matter thrown at me every day. After that, I spent most of my life living in Afghanistan's villages, freeing them from the Taliban. We were attacked every day multiple times a day and, in many cases, were so outnumbered we were unable to fight them off. We did get to free hundreds of villagers and bring home many people to their families that were forced into slavery. But these were very bloody victories, and unfortunately, they tend to return to me often.
Three Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Weight-loss
I wish losing weight was as easy as gaining it. It is not, of course, but there are three things we tend to do that make it harder to lose weight. I found that no matter how hard I worked out, and it seemed that I was not losing weight no matter what I did.