Category Archives: Connection

Visualizing your Goals

Vision boards can change your vision of yourself, and of your aspirations. Visualizing helps us in achieving what we set out for, it’s a daily reminder- and vision boards can be very influential. Vision boards can be influential because they … Continue reading

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Effective Communication in a Military Life

By Ashley Shulski, Military Spouses of Strength Director of Programs In honor of Memorial Day this year, I am focusing on how to improve communication with your loved ones, especially our veterans.  It is no secret that having good communication … Continue reading

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Spirituality, Spiritual Literacy and Spiritual Resilience

By Ashley Shulski, Military Spouses of Strength Director of Programs The word “spiritual” is often used today but we do not always know what it truly means or how we can be spiritual and have spiritual literacy in our lives. … Continue reading

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Military Spouse Appreciation Day

Military Spouse Appreciation Day has been set aside as a day to recognize the contributions military spouses make on a daily basis to support their military members, families, and communities.  Celebrated each year on the Friday before Mother’s Day, spouses … Continue reading

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April Fools: How Joking Lightens the Mood

There’s  one thing you can be certain of in life, service men and women know how to laugh at themselves and everyone else!  Their sense of humor knows no boundaries, at all!  Go into any shop and you’ll see evidence … Continue reading

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American Red Cross

On May 18, 1998, 2AM, I received a call from my brother informing me my father had been killed in a car accident on a deserted road outside Wells, Nevada. My husband was deployed in Italy as an air planner … Continue reading

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Romancing The Kids

As military spouses, it’s hard being separated from loved ones, dealing with the after effects of war and leaving friends and family behind. We have learned to deal with each of these, by opening up to friends, finding solace in … Continue reading

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