The Homefront can become overwhelming and stressful while your Marine is deployed. It’s okay to give yourself permission to take care of “you” in order to better take care of others.
What if playing video games takes over other aspects of your life? The word “addiction” will often make you think of drugs, alcohol, shopping, or even food.
What does the FRO want you to know this month?
During September you may have seen and heard about the hashtag, #BeThere_Marine. The hashtag was developed to support this year’s suicide preventing month campaign, designed in support of the Defense Suicide Prevention Office “BeThere” campaign theme. Although September is over, #BeThere_Marine isn't.
The first step when dealing with stress is to recognize it and realize that it can be managed without nicotine.
The holidays can be a time of increased stress, heightened expectations, and extreme temptation for those who love getting that perfect deal… especially if you’ve waited until the last minute.
It’s easy to misjudge how long the effects of alcohol will last. Many people believe they will begin to sober up — and be able to drive safely — once they stop drinking and have a cup of coffee. But the truth is that alcohol continues to affect the brain and body long after finishing that last drink.
Odds are you haven’t heard of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD is a type of depression that is associated with the change in seasons.
Since we spend most of our day at work, why not take advantage of it? Make your workplace work for you. Practicing healthy habits during your business hours will keep you energized, keep your spirits up, and boost your productivity.
Thanksgiving has come and gone, and with it, delicious turkey, numerous pies, and, unfortunately, plenty of extra calories. If you’re watching your weight this season, check out these tips on how to eat well and still have fun at holiday parties.