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Oct. 7, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Invite for 07 October

Wellness Wednesday will take place from 1500 to 1600.Dear Shipmates,Nutrition can be complicated, especially when you are flooded with information from the internet. The frustration can easily increase when you do not see the results you are expecting. As the holiday season approaches, now is a perfect time to re-focus on healthy eating.  The

Sept. 23, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Invite for 23 September

Dear Shipmates,Our Nation and Service continue to experience and respond to months of fires, floods, hurricanes, and a hundred year pandemic.  Some have suffered the primary trauma of illness, loss of loved ones, damaged or destroyed homes; for others there is an ever present anxiety associated with family members who have co-morbidities, shifting

Sept. 16, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Invite for 09 September

Hello Shipmates,In this time of uncertainty, finding reliable resources, trustworthy information, or simply someone who understands what you are going through, can be difficult.  This week on Wellness Wednesday, we will expand on two great resources ─ our well-established Ombudsman network and their Communities of Practice and the newly launched

Aug. 26, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Invite for 26 August

Hello Shipmates,September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness month; however, every day we have a responsibility to demonstrate authentic concern for others and serve as a protective force against all forms of harm, including suicide. The campaign theme for 2020 is “Connect to Protect.”  This messaging aims to reinforce the connection we have

Aug. 19, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Invite for 20 August

Hello Shipmates,During this time of social distancing and isolation through telework, it is easy to lose our sense of connectedness. Resiliency, our ability to handle emotional uncertainty and physical demands, is epitomized through this ever-changing pandemic response. Successfully navigating these challenges is closely related to one’s sense of

Aug. 4, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Invite for 04 August

Hello Shipmates,There is no way to completely remove stress from our lives. Thankfully, we can choose how we manage our stress. In a busy, chaotic and seemingly out-of-control time, one approach to serenity is through identifying what is personally controllable.  Once we are able to identify the signal (concerns within our control or influence)

July 28, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Invite for 29 July

Hello Shipmates,We have moved into hurricane season during the “new normal” ushered in by a viral pandemic.   As Hurricanes Hanna in the Gulf and Douglas in the Pacific reminded us this weekend, forces of nature will continue to be a part of life.  We are constantly faced with numerous challenges from nature; however, this year, we must confront

July 22, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Invite for 22 July

Hello Shipmates,The pandemic has ushered in changes to how we live our lives each and every day.  Even though we are socially distanced and more physically separated, we must strive to be more connected as a community to get through this enduring challenge together.  One way the Coast Guard has ensured our newest members feel included is the

July 15, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Invite for 15 July

Hello Shipmates,Family dynamics, among so many other things, have been greatly impacted by COVID-19.  For some, the isolation caused by the pandemic has been made even worse by an emerging or worsening abusive environment.  Please join us this Wednesday as Mrs. Davidra Bazemore-Blue, the Family Advocacy Specialist from the National Capital Region

July 8, 2020

Wellness Wednesday Invite for 08 July

Hello Shipmates, Work, family and navigating social and environmental obligations can consume every part of our lives. This may place any of us on a path towards feeling overwhelmed.  Prior to the pandemic, most of our lives were quite full, some might say “hectic or frenetic.”  We lived a balancing act with multi-faceted demands from work, school