Porter Square Book Talk — Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir

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If you’re in the Boston area tomorrow: January 5th, 2017, I’ll be doing a book talk, reading and Q & A at Porter Square books in Boston. I’ll be talking about my newest book: Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir. Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm. Address:PORTER SQUARE BOOKS, 25 WHITE ST, CAMBRIDGE, MA 02140 | 617-491-2220 | About: I’ll be part of a …

Sales Pitch for the New Book…

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I’ve been thinking about a few ways to pitch the new book. Here’s a couple I’m working on, shoot me an email and let me know which one you think works the best. The Sales Pitch In this dark humored War Memoir, Iraq veteran Michael Anthony discusses his return home from war and how he turned to the Pick-Up Artist …

NEW BOOK!!!

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Hey Everyone! I wanted to let you know that my new book is officially for sale and available for Pre-Order. The title is: Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir. It’s a story about my homecoming from Iraq and some of the struggles I faced (though it’s a bit darker, and funnier than it might sound/seem). Here’s the text from the jacket: …

Why U.S. Veterans Are Returning From The Wars And Flocking To The Pick Up Artist Community

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The term Pick Up Artist or PUA community may sound ordinary and uninteresting to many people; thus, you may wonder why U.S. war veterans are flocking to these groups or sites. What makes this group different from others, and what does it have to offer for U.S. veterans in particular? What is the PUA community? The Pick Up Artist community …

How can I help someone with PTSD?

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PTSD does not just affect the person who has it. Rather, the condition can also have a negative impact on his or her family and friends. It’s not easy to live with the symptoms of PTSD, and seeing your loved ones suddenly change their behavior can be utterly terrifying. You fear that they won’t ever come back to normal, even …

Alternative PTSD Treatments

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Contemporary Alternative PTSD Treatments… Aside from the conventional medications and therapy sessions, war veterans suffering from PTSD can also opt to try alternative treatment to calm their mind. Usually, contemporary treatments are used alongside with the conventional medications. A popular example of this one is the use of aromatherapy to reduce the discomfort that a patient feels after surgery. In …

Seeking Help at the VA for PTSD

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War veterans are the ones who usually develop PTSD. This can occur while they are still working with the military or after. Thankfully, the Department of Veterans Affairs has several programs that can help retired soldiers cope up with PTSD. From diagnosing the common symptoms to intensive treatment, the VA has you covered. Moreover, they also employ numerous mental health …

11 Common PTSD Myths Debunked

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One challenge that victims of PTSD have to face is the judgment of other people due to misinformation. Because of the myths surrounding this medical condition, the relationships of the patient with his or her loved ones are often strained. The prejudice and maltreatment of PTSD patients have been around ever since human beings started to wage wars against each …

What exactly is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

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What is PTSD? Posttraumatic stress disorder, or more commonly known as PTSD, is a type of debilitating medical condition that usually occurs to individuals who have undergone a very traumatic incident. A traumatic event is something terrible that you’ve seen, heard, or experienced first-hand. This includes: Exposure to war Terrorist incident Sexual assault Physical abuse Life-threatening accident Natural disasters such …