Recovery Tip of the Week: Use Free Resources

I can’t tell you how many emails I get from survivors asking me, “How do I cope?”  ”What is PTSD?”  ”Is this PTSD?”  ”What do I do now?” I’m always excited to respond to them with a fabulous list of resources and opportunities to engage in healing and supportive help that is free to anyone who is proactive enough to go out and get it.
 
Actually, you wouldn’t believe the variety and amount of free help that is available. This week, it’s my mission to connect you to some resources for PTSD information, plus some really great coaching and eperiential programs. These are open to both civilian and veteran PTSD survivors, except for the Wounded Warrior Program, which is specifically for our servicemen and women.
 
Now, the question is, how will you take advantage of what’s offered??

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On January 25th, we’re interviewing international best-selling author, stress management consultant and wickedly funny humorist, Loretta LaRoche! At 72 years of age, Loretta has mastered “The Art of Reinvention” — of looking squarely and candidly at your life . . . at the “should’ve beens” and “could’ve beens” and realizing, “It is what it is. Now what am I going to do about it?”

On January 30th, I’ll be doing a preview call for our prerequisite course for The SWAT Institute.

On February 6th, we’ll be featuring celebrity make-up artist, Michelle Phillips—a new Hay House author and fabulous woman who is focused on helping all women feel beautiful inside and out.

On February 13th, VH1’s – Celebrity Rehab Therapist, Sherry Gaba, will teach us the difference between love and obsession—and how to avoid falling into unhealthy dysfunctional relationships! This is going to be a powerful call just in time for Valentine’s Day.

February 27th, we’ll finish off the month with one of the world’s most favorite doctors—Christiane Northrup. In her brand new edition of The Wisdom of Menopause, Dr. Northrup tackles everything a woman needs to navigate “the change.” Women will return to this treasured reference time and again for advice on breast health, bone health, pelvic health, and heart health as well as diet, supplementation, sexuality—and of course, hormone support.

Motivation Marathon

Check out my friends Deb Scott and Elizabeth Hamilton-Guarino’s ongoing event The Happy YOU Year Motivation Marathon. This FREE teleseminar series features:

over 40 of the most influential experts and celebrities, speaking over 9 days, the Happy YOU! Year includes some of the most successful certified professional life coaches, authors, celebrities, experts and radio hosts. Each speaker will not only cover how they become successful, but how YOU can take what they learned and apply it to achieving the success YOU deserve, with a rare opportunity to speak with them LIVE.

With guests you’ve seen on Oprah, CNN, Fox, ABC, CBS, NBC, CNBC, The Biggest Loser, TLC’s What Not to Wear, The New York Times, The Best Ever You Network, Women’s World, People Magazine, The Best People We Know Radio Show, BBC Travel, Business Week, The New York Post, PBS, Women’s World, The Huffington Post, Better Homes & Gardens, USA Today, Time, Psychology Today, HSN, Harpers Bazaar, HGTV, Elle, Success Magazine, Newsweek, The Ellen Show, The Happy YOU Year Motivation Marathon offers you free, at-home inspiration about how to take control and turn your life around.

Register today and see the list of presenters. The program runs January 14-22. I’ll be listening, too! I absolutely looooove learning from the masters.

U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program

I received this information from a Sgt. Leslie  Wohlfeld who’s been through the program:

The veteran needs to be a member of wounded warrior project, served in OIF or OEF after 2001. There should be no costs involved.  The veteran should have some money on them, but the project odyssey is fully funded. The veteran should be in some type of mental health program, etc… When I participated, we had several counselors from a local Texas vet center. First, have the veteran sign up on their website. Then, start looking at all the events going on around the country.

Leslie also recommends signing up at the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. You can read more about Sgt. Leslie Wohlfeld’s experience with the Wounded Warrior Program here.

 
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