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Hold Me Tight

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love by Dr. Sue Johnson (Author) Heralded by the New York Times and Time as the couples therapy with the highest rate of success, Emotionally Focused Therapy works because it views the love relationship as an attachment bond. This idea, once controversial, is now supported by science, and has become widely popular among therapists around the world. In Hold Me Tight, Dr. Sue Johnson presents Emotionally…

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Why Is Mom So Mad?

Why Is Mom So Mad?: A Book about Ptsd and Military Families Paperback – Sep 1 2015 by Seth Kastle (Author), Julia Kastle (Author), Karissa Gonzalez-Othon (Author) The children’s issues picture book Why Is Mom So Mad? is a story for children in military families whose mother battles with combat related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). After a decade fighting wars on two fronts, tens of thousands of service members are coming home having trouble…

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Why Is Dad So Mad?

Why Is Dad So Mad? Paperback – Mar 14 2015 by Seth Kastle (Author), Karissa Gonzalez-Othon (Illustrator) The children’s issues picture book Why Is Dad So Mad? is a story for children in military families whose father battles with combat related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). After a decade fighting wars on two fronts, tens of thousands of service members are coming home having trouble adjusting to civilian life; this includes struggling as parents. Why…

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Still Standing: When You Have Every Reason To Give Up, Keep Going

Still Standing: When You Have Every Reason To Give Up, Keep Going Paperback – Jun 24 2016 by Kevin Rempel (Author) to order amazon.ca Doctors said he’d never walk again. A freestyle motocross accident left Kevin wheelchair-bound. His injury was almost identical to his father Gerry’s, whose fall from a tree stand had left him a paraplegic just four years prior. Two men in two wheelchairs in the same house dealt with loss in opposite…

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Restored – a journey towards forgiving and healing

At the heart of RESTORED – Author Noah Mugenyi A journey towards Forgiving and Healing lies a twofold. A personal journey of lived experiences and a Mental health self-help resource for anyone, who is confronted with life’s greatest challenges; and seeking to overcoming obstacles life may pose. From childhood traumas and surviving a war in Uganda to overcoming domestic violence and abusive relationships in own family of origin. From fighting addiction in own family system…

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A VERY CHEQUERED CAREER

Detective Sergeant Owen Maloney is a highly regarded veteran police officer. Together with his reputation as an intelligent, ‘iron fist in a velvet glove’ detective, his steely determination, and keen analytical mind, Detective Maloney was ‘going places’ career wise. During the latter part of his 25-year police career, Owen started to become depressed, experience mood swings, and lose his zest for life – a dominant characteristic of his outgoing personality. While Owen appeared to be…

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The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself

“True self-care is not salt baths and chocolate cake, it is making the choice to build a life you don’t need to regularly escape from.” – Brianna Wiest Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself Paperback – Jun 23 2015 by Dr. Kristin Neff (Author) Full of concrete strategies. Dr. Kristen Neff, author of this wonderful book, is the foremost researcher on self-compassion. She has found that 78% of us are more compassionate…

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SHINY SIDE UP On the Road to Recovery

SHINY SIDE UP On the Road to Recovery  by Kurt Grant, (Sergeant, Ret’d) Confronting the barriers and stigma around PTSD and navigating the recovery process can be an enormous challenge for many veterans. I salute Sgt Grant’s authentic account of his recovery story through his cross Canada motorcycle journey to offer hope and meaning to others in similar circumstances. I will forever be grateful to veterans like Sgt Grant for who paid the ultimate price…

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You Break It, You Buy It: Owning the Life Behind the Broken Reflection

You Break It, You Buy It by Dean R. Young is a very personal view of what operational stress injury looks like from the perspective of three veteran first responders. Depression and anxiety disorders come in all shapes and sizes, and are catalysts for broken relationships, broken homes, and tragically, broken lives and suicide. This book was written because of the author’s own mental health issues that arose while living the dream. to order BlueLine…

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Break Every Chain

Break Every Chain“A riveting account of pain and redemption.”  by JONATHAN E. HICKORY Police officers, firefighters, paramedics, and military members all see the innermost of our dark and fallen world. Jonathan Hickory gives us a veteran police officer’s intimate perspective into the struggle that many of our heroes battle in their hearts. Drowning in the depths of depression and sadness, burning with anger, and chained down by alcoholism, Jonathan couldn’t do anymore. After the death…

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