Military Discipline and PTSD

Michael Anthony 3 Comments

What sets a combat veteran apart from others who suffer from PTSD is in the background of the trauma. While you don’t have to be in a war zone to have PTSD, the trauma related to a war zone is a far different one from other causes of PTSD. This isn’t to diminish the real life suffering and psychological effects …

How to Build Your Self Discipline

Michael Anthony 3 Comments

Self Discipline: Self Discipline is a person’s ability to get done, what they say they’ll get done.  If a person says that they’re going to wake up at 7:00am, then they get up at 7:00am—not 7:01, 7:02 or 7:03. Like most things in life to get better at a skill, you’ve got to practice.  And since Self Discipline is a …

What the Military Teaches About Self Discipline

Michael Anthony 12 Comments

When a person joins the military, his first taste of discipline is external. His drill sergeants assume that he has no self discipline and thus seek to install it;  left to his own devices, the soldier, sailor, or airman would be slovenly and too self absorbed to succeed. Had the new recruit chosen another life, college or a civilian job, …