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  • Unplug to re-charge…you need it!

    All too often I see Airmen taking their laptops home with them over the weekend or while heading out the door on leave. And I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard phrases such as “I’m just on local leave, so call me if you need anything” or “I’ve got my phone/computer with me if anything comes up.”  Telework due to the pandemic has blurred these lines even further. I admire their dedication, but I’ll argue that sometimes it’s just as important to leave that stuff behind, completely unplug from work, and focus on the other priorities in life.
  • The Power of Positivity…Be the Change!

    Lt. Col. Tony Lawrence, 375th Medical Support Squadron commander, talks about why he joined the Air Force and the power of positivity.
  • Resilience skills can help keep positive focus during turbulent times

    Resiliency is our ability to adapt and bounce back when things seem dark or don't go as planned and building resiliency is acquiring the tools necessary to handle whatever comes in our path. Resilient people don't dwell on headlines of doom and gloom and they don’t let influencers, media pundits, or politicians give them a false sense of reality. Resilient people acknowledge the situation, understand the context, learn from their mistakes, and move forward.
  • Resources for any kind of weather

    Life throws all sorts of things at you. In August of 2011, my wife, Shannon, was diagnosed with breast cancer.