New Poll: The Majority of American’s Want U.S. Troops Out Of Afghanistan

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So, Defense Secretary Robert Gates just announced that troops will be in Afghanistan until 2014.  He announced this on the same day that a Rasmussen poll came out and said that the majority of American’s wanted a withdrawal from Afghanistan within a year (31% wanted an immediate withdrawal). Here’s what I don’t think people understand about the military.  Even after …

Military Blogging

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View My Milblogging.com Profile     Michael Anthony is an Iraq War Veteran and is the Author of: Mass Casualties: A Young Medic’s True Story of Death, Destruction, and Dishonor in Iraq.

Brian Tracy Interview- How Veterans Can be More Successful and How to Deal with PTSD: Part 1/3

Michael Anthony Best Of, Self Improvement / Healthy Living, Self Improvement / Healthy Living 2 Comments

Brian Tracy is one of America’s leading authorities on the development of human potential and personal effectiveness. A dynamic and inspiring speaker, he addresses thousands of people each year on the subjects of personal and professional development, including the executives and staff of such firms as IBM, Arthur Andersen, McDonnell Douglas, and The Million Dollar Round Table. Prior to founding …

How Yoga Can Help Soldiers with PTSD: Part 3/3

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a serious condition that affects individuals who have experienced some sort of serious trauma. It can develop soon after the individual has experienced it or months after the fact. Many individuals will notice that their symptoms subside after about three months. However, not everyone will. Those who do not experience any relief after this …

Spring Break: Going Raw Vegan For the Week

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It’s Spring Break this week at my school and since I’m too broke and don’t have enough time to do anything to celebrate spring break, I’ve decided to go raw vegan for the week.  I’ve tried going vegan before, but never as a raw vegan. I’m working on a new book though, and hopefully the healthy eating will give me …

Veteran Photography Project

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Since I’ve redesigned the site, I wanted to post up some of the important blog posts from the old site. The first one that comes to mind is a photography project that a friend is working on. His name is Jeffrey Sisto and he was a photographer in the Marines.  He’s now out of the Marines and is a full …

How to Incorporate Yoga into Your Daily Life: Part 2/3

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Yoga is a popular ancient eastern practice. Millions of people practice it regularly. It has many benefits. It improves your mental and physical health. Some of the simplest ways to incorporate Yoga into your daily life are: #1: Do it right in the morning. Do at least 20 minutes of Yoga right after you finish your morning siesta. This will …

What is Yoga? Three Part Series: Part 1/3

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So the Army’s been using Yoga to help Vets with PTSD; but a lot of people aren’t familiar with the practice, so I figured I’d spread the info for those who are interested. Yoga is an ancient practice. It originated more than 5000 years ago. It is part of many Eastern religions like Hinduism and Buddhism. The most known types …

Military Time Management Technique: The CARVER system

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Usually we wish that there were more than 24 hours in a day, so that there are more waking hours for us to get our jobs and tasks done. Yet we see others who have as much work as we do, yet they still have plenty of time to have fun and do personal stuff like going to the beach …

First Post – New Site

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So…I’ve finally done it.  I’ve redesigned the site.  It’s been a long time coming.  The old one was too focused on my first book Mass Casualties, and I had to prepare the site so that I could easily add the new projects that I’m working on. I decided to go with a blog design so that I’ll be able to …