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Does it always seem to fall on your shoulders to make sure everyone in your family is doing okay? If you feel overwhelmed, or need a few ideas to make life a little easier, you’re not alone. Take advantage of SpouseLink’s community of MilSpouses who offer a little inspiration and support that can help you make sure your military family — and you — are safe, healthy and happy. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Try searching for a keyword.
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On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order in an effort to help combat one of the military’s ugliest realities. The PREVENTS Initiative will tackle Veteran suicide prevention with the hope of reducing a suicide rate that has remained stagnant and high for years.
It’s National Eating Disorder Week, which makes it the perfect time to address some misconceptions. For instance, there are several different types of eating disorders and they’re not always about food and weight. Read what one anorexia survivor wants you to know about her illness on SpouseLink.
Nearly 30 percent of soldiers who served in Iraq and Afghanistan have been diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD. Is your servicemember or veteran among them? SpouseLink Guest Blogger, Crystal Hampton, has some insights on how to recognize PTSD and help you get through the tough times.
Put leftover holiday spices to good use in your beauty routine. This gingerbread face mask helps prevent acne, will even out your complexion, and also hydrate your skin. All it takes is a few simple ingredients already in your pantry. Get the recipe on SpouseLink.
Are you thinking of your 2019 New Year’s resolution? If so, there’s a good chance you’ve considered a healthier & more active lifestyle next year. While we can’t guarantee these military discounts will make the workouts & results any easier, they will make your workouts less expensive. Check them out on SpouseLink.
Making it through the stress and expectations of the holiday season can be challenging for anyone. It can be even more so for Military family members dealing with PTSD. Read guest blogger Tricia Moceo’s experience and how she learned to cope with it one step at a time, on SpouseLink.
As fun as winter can be, the lasting cold, biting winds, and chilling snow can put us in a frozen funk. Instead of burrowing away for the next three months, try using natural remedies such as light therapy, aromatherapy, and cozying up to boost your mood. Learn more on SpouseLink.
The holidays are a great time for our taste buds, but not necessarily for our waistlines. It can be hard to resist all the rich foods available to us at holiday parties and dinners, but a few easy tips can keep you mindful of your meals. Get the tips on SpouseLink.
TRICARE Open Season is here! November 12-December 10, 2018, TRICARE Open Season gives active duty servicemembers an opportunity to reevaluate their health plans and make any necessary changes for themselves and their families. Plus, the new FEDVIP program offers vision and dental options. Get details on SpouseLink.
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