Texas first responders say they won’t be silent when co-workers die by suicide

One of the biggest threats to the lives of first responders is trying to live with the things they see people do to each other — Read on http://www.policeone.com/health-fitness/articles/texas-first-responders-say-they-wont-be-silent-when-co-workers-die-by-suicide-eQ4zv9b11oGNR4PG/

Mindfulness and First Responder Suicide

In his book, Peace is Every Step, Thich Nhat Hanh writes, mindfulness must be engaged. Once there is seeing, there must be acting. Otherwise, what is the use in seeing? We must be aware of the real problems of the world. Then, with mindfulness, we will know what to do and what not to do … Continue reading Mindfulness and First Responder Suicide

You Never Know How One Call for Service Can Impact a First Responder’s Life

Approximately 1-year ago, a good friend of mine lost her daughter to suicide. What made matters even worse is that her daughter lived for an additional 51 days on life support before succumbing to her injuries. Yesterday I accompanied my friend and her husband to the Fayetteville Police Department (NC) to give gift certificates to … Continue reading You Never Know How One Call for Service Can Impact a First Responder’s Life

The Impact of One Yoga / Mindfulness Session on First Responders

On December 4, 2019, I had the honor of lecturing on Mindfulness and teaching a yoga class to 17 students, most of whom were First Responders. As you can see, the impact of the class was phenomenal. I applaud the participants for having an open mind and the willingness to try something new! Are you … Continue reading The Impact of One Yoga / Mindfulness Session on First Responders

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