Restrepo: The Movie

Before I begin this week's blog post, I would like to let all combat veteran readers know that I will be discussing scenes from a film I recently had the honor of screening.  It is about combat in Afghanistan.  It's entitled: Restrepo.

It is powerful.

It is raw.

It is real.

Knowing that this narrative could cause some of my brothers and sisters in arms to relive some of their own trauma, I wanted to give you a heads up!  

Please think twice before reading. With that said, let's begin:

Waging War on PTSD: Unity of Command

 Over the past 8 weeks, I have given you several new ways to look at healing your PTSD.  In taking this approach, I have received some questions from friends asking about the use of war principles to heal an anxiety disorder.  Well, if you had these same questions, I trust you went the extra step to read the posts so you could see that these Principles provide you a framework and philosophy for approaching this demon that hides inside you and many of our war-torn brothers and sisters.  If you did read along, then I want to thank you for your time.

The Power of the Subconscious in World Cup Soccer

Many of you reading this are Americans, and as such, are not necessarily soccer fans, but before it ended last Sunday, the 2010 FIFA World Cup soccer championship offered a wider-than-usual range of behaviors from athletes, trainers, coaches and national ministers of sport.  I'm thinking in particular of the crisis in interpersonal relations on France's 2010 World Cup soccer team.  It's not typical for a team to more or less self-destruct before viewers' eyes, but France's team came as close as you can to doing that.


The "Who" rock and roll group made famous the observation, "No matter where you go, there you are"!  Many of us live a life of frustration, stress and worry because we are not living in the moment We have this deep inner feeling that we could do what we do so much better but don't know why we seem to be blocked or held back..  We are not "where we are"!  I would like to revisit the Tyranny of Time in a series of blogs that will assist you in obtaining what successful business owmers, athletes, world leaders and people of wisdom call "living in the zone" or living