Feb 22, 2018
This is a short pebble on the anxiety road for members of the
military, vets and family members. Meditation isn't about the
woo-woo, it is about giving your body what it needs to recover.
That can mean breathing or mindfulness practices.
There are meditation podcasts specifically for the military and two apps that help you get a grip on your treatment practices.
If you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention
Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or
text “START” to 741-741.
Military Meditation Coach is specifically designed for active duty, vets and their families to help them make use of this treatment option. There are a number of sources to listen to the podcast such as Soundcloud, Apple Podcast, and Facebook.
There is also an app developed by the Department of Military Affairs called Mindfulness Coach that is for iOS devices like smartphones and tablets.
You say you don't have time for meditation? Have you got seven seconds? There is an app called Seven Second Meditation, also in the Apple App store that can help you teach your brain how to chill out.
Breath2Relax is an app that contains breathing exercises to get that oxygen in your body. It also provides information about stress and how too much of the bad stress can wreck your health. The app in in the Android and iOS app stores.
Links to other sites are provided for information purposes only and do not constitute endorsements.
Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health disorder.
This blog and podcast is intended for informational and educational purposes only. Nothing in this program is intended to be a substitute for professional psychological, psychiatric or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.