Authentic Sharing

Authentic Sharing

Three of the many wellbeing topics we identified as common issues among the 40 warriors at recent Wounded Warrior Project workshop are… SELF-ISOLATION ANGER STRUGGLE WITH SLEEP It’s completely to be expected to feel this way! Trauma will do this to a person. Trauma can include combat zones, traumatic brain injury (TBI), post traumatic stress…

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Together We Create Empathy and Healing!

Together We Create Empathy and Healing

What is your constructive response for wounded veterans when people say or leave a note “You can’t park here – you’re not handicapped!” In our Wounded Warrior Project workshop, this came up as an issue even with disabled veterans’ license plates. Wounded veterans reported this also happens inside stores and restaurants regarding their service dog and…

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Love of country. Love of family.

We are Truly All in This Together

On this evening … all I want to say is, from my home to yours … thank you for loving this wonderful country and our fabulous citizens! FYI, this photo taken by a Navy veteran from my living room waiting while I was on the phone helping a new Marine family whose child is leaving…

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Ready-Aim-Fire

It’s official … Our Veteran workshop is now being offered monthly by the national Wounded Warrior Project! The Healing & Empowerment through Marksmanship workshop is a new approach to building Resilience, Growth and Personal Empowerment. Co-taught with Paul Peng, an Army Military Police Veteran and security operations and shooting expert. We help warriors and their families… Turn down…

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Podcasts, People and Updates!

You are important to me! I share the most recent podcasts, people and updates to be of value, encouragement and to create a community of leaders and inspirers.  I am confident you will find nuggets of insights and inspiration from people I’m lucky to call colleagues and friends.  Please meet RJ, Dr. Carlos, Jon, Chachi, Kristen, Jim…

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The D.U.T. Games

Giving a shout-out of support for D.U.T. Games on Saturday, March 27, 11:00am – 2:00pm MST that is benefiting the Warrior Bonfire Program, a Veteran non-profit serving Purple Heart recipients. Warrior Bonfire Program provides opportunities that improve the lives of enemy combat-wounded veterans—Purple Heart recipients—on their lifelong journey of recovery and healing. Your donations create activity-based,…

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Navy SEAL Commander Chat

Baby in the arms of military personnel

Listen in to Navy SEAL Commander Jon Macaskill and host of Veteran’s PATH and I chat about “Mindfully Retrain Your Brain!” Veteran’s PATH video. Links for podcast are below. Self-Awareness = Purple Threads Self-Ownership = Flip-A-Dip! Self-Care = Healthy Boundary Lines (HBL) & Accountability Buddies Please listen and share your thoughts! Apple: http://bit.ly/AbigailManning-Apple Spotify: http://bit.ly/AbigailManning-Spotify Anchor: http://bit.ly/AbigailManning-Anchor

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