A brief informational offering about an Ohio-based First Responder Retreat.

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on 10 Mar 2021 12:00 AM
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The American Institute of Stress https://www.stress.org/how-the-best-handle-stress-3

By Dr. Ron Rubenzer, EdD, MA, MPH, MSE, FAIS 

Chapter Three –

Make Fun of Stress & Smile

It Makes You Look Smarter

This is an article from the Fall 2020 issue of Combat Stress

This chapter will look at:

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on 08 Feb 2021 11:06 PM
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The New Year has arrived, but for many of us, the impact of 2020 remains.  Finding a way to maintain balance or rebalance yourself is essential – and within reach.  Taking just a few moments for yourself can offer some much-needed relief from the outside world.

The University of Michigan highlighted the following One-Minute Stress Strategies:

Tension release:

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on 02 Jan 2021 8:47 PM
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Author: IAFF Center of Excellence Staff

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on 14 Oct 2020 7:19 PM
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True mental toughness means not burying emotions or avoiding difficult conversations

Published on Sep 3, 2020

By Jason Patton

One of the biggest subjects being discussed over the interwebs all across the world lately is mental health, especially as it applies to first responders. A lot of the discussion has been around why we sometimes suggest that people with mental trauma or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have a “weakness.” But how do you define weakness? 

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on 07 Oct 2020 6:07 PM
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