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Persevere, No Matter What!

Dwayne Paro | Posted 09.16.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

Having the fortitude to push through even the toughest of situations is what our Veterans are trained to do and make this strength a part of their very fabric. A great aspect of the military is that it is a no excuses environment, which is greatly heightened during times of combat.

Transitioning Veterans Common Core Strengths

Dwayne Paro | Posted 09.08.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

In life there are certain core strengths that will significantly increase your chances of living a purpose driven and rewarding life. The military ha...

A Veterans Sacrifice Must be Honored!

Dwayne Paro | Posted 09.02.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

Generations of Veterans have felt that the sacrifice they voluntarily performed for their country has gone virtually unrecognized. You can find examples of this everywhere you look. It's so easy as a civilian to move through your day without even a thought to those that sacrifice daily for our freedom and protection.

Successful Adjustment Advice....Tested And Proven!

Dwayne Paro | Posted 08.19.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

There is any number of areas that can lead a transitioning Veteran to feeling "unarmed". These all are important to be addressed and understood so that the Veteran can move forward in a productive and fulfilling manner.

What I Learned During my Monumental Post-Empty-Nesting Midlife Transition

Michelle Martin | Posted 08.15.2016 | Fifty
Michelle Martin

I’m at the tail-end of a monumental life transition. It’s very exciting, but it’s also been scary as hell. A part of this transition involved ac...

Three Priorities Successful Organizations Employ To Ensure Veterans' Success

Colonel David W. Sutherland | Posted 08.10.2016 | Impact
Colonel David W. Sutherland

Nathan, an Army Sergeant with a Middle East combat tour under his belt, walked straight from his Army position into a freight transport career that pr...

7 Steps To Help You Move Forward Confidently

Rosa Medina-Fassett | Posted 08.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Rosa Medina-Fassett

You have come to terms with the realization that there is something in your life that no longer fits, and you are ready to move beyond it. You are rea...

5 Important Coping Strategies For Transitioning Veterans Series

Dwayne Paro | Posted 07.28.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

Transition equals significant change for most. In order to confidently and productively navigate this change you will need to come up with a strategy...

Transitioning Veterans Colleges Want You!

Dwayne Paro | Posted 07.27.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

We've all heard the saying that knowledge is power; in today's world this could be no truer. Being able to increase your knowledge and have certifica...

Flexing Pointed Toes: Transitioning From Ballerina to University Student

Sadie-Rae Werner | Posted 07.15.2016 | College
Sadie-Rae Werner

Last fall, I began my freshman year of university at Minerva. I imagine the first semester of university is a time of great change for most people, an...

Making the Leap to Owning a Small Business

Rachel Verlik | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
Rachel Verlik

After 20 years in a corporate and government career, I traded in security and income for entrepreneurship. I recently left my Federal job to become a small business owner offering leadership/career coaching, training, and consulting. And oh, what a trip it has been.

Transitioning Veterans Establishing Financial Freedom!

Dwayne Paro | Posted 07.14.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

When transitioning from the military it's important to understand all aspects of your finances to ensure that you are able to provide for your family and meet all of your financial obligations that you may be carrying over with you.

Veterans Work Hard And Should Also Play Hard!

Dwayne Paro | Posted 07.12.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

The comradery and connectedness to those you serve with is like nothing else you will ever experience in an organized corporate cultural setting, havi...

Transitioning Veterans Achieve Extraordinary Success and Share their Empowering Insights!

Dwayne Paro | Posted 07.06.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

We all hear of Veterans struggling in many ways to successfully transition from the Military to an honorable and fulfilling life in the civilian secto...

No Veteran Stands Alone... Building Your Support Network!

Dwayne Paro | Posted 06.30.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

The military does a great job providing an integrated support network for all the resources you need; whether its fellow soldiers supporting each othe...

Taking A Gap Year Is Not Only For Those In Their Youth

Candy Spitz LCSW, PCC, BCC | Posted 06.30.2016 | Travel
Candy Spitz LCSW, PCC, BCC

Midlife is a perfect time to take stock, change direction, sample something new. Often you operate at supersonic speed in work and home.

Veterans Personal Blueprint... Creating Structure Is Important!

Dwayne Paro | Posted 06.24.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

What is the single biggest element you are exposed to when you enter into the military? Structure...It's not something that comes natural or is part ...

This Woman Wrote A Book To Help Her Child Understand Her Dad's Transition

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 06.21.2016 | Queer Voices

An incredible new children's book is now on the market that helps children understand the idea of transgender identity and transition Author Jessica W...

Transgender Military Cop Describes Feeling ‘Liberated’ When First Exploring Cross-Dressing

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Zach, a 22-year-old military cop who married a woman, describes looking in the mirror and seeing someone else completely. "I am not a man, so I don't ...

5 Powerful, Valuable Lessons on How to Raise Remarkable, Empowered, Confident Girls

Maimah Karmo | Posted 06.14.2016 | Parents
Maimah Karmo

Being a parent is the most selfless gift. Your job is to give this person, who is your heart outside yourself, everything, while grooming them to someday leave you and go into the world. With our children, we have a beautiful interchange --each of us being the other's greatest teacher. Here's what being a parent has taught me.

Just Say No...Veterans need other avenues for support!

Dwayne Paro | Posted 06.02.2016 | Impact
Dwayne Paro

The challenges our Veterans face when returning from Combat, assimilating to a new life after many years in service or dealing with things such as fam...

Elephant in a Tiny Room: A Family "Secret"

Darya Teesewell | Posted 05.31.2016 | Queer Voices
Darya Teesewell

Nicole bravely tackled the elephant. "So, forgive me for being forward and for asking this so bluntly, but what is keeping you from telling your kids about being trans?"

The Child I Love

Jon Ralston | Posted 05.24.2016 | Queer Voices
Jon Ralston

When she got to high school, she was bullied during her freshman year. High school girls are the worst. They whispered she was a lesbian, and I figured they were right. I didn't care. She was my Maddy. That's all that mattered.

Psychological Reprogramming and Transition

Alexa Corazón | Posted 05.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Alexa Corazón

So what's the best advice I can give to others when they see a transgender citizen? Be kind and be patient. What if the transwoman that walked by you wasn't feminine enough? Be patient, she is learning every second she spends in public. Be kind, because the setting she is learning in is cold and unforgiving.

The Next Level: 5 Success Strategies to Transition with Ease

Roz A. Gee | Posted 05.19.2016 | Business
Roz A. Gee

Transition, no matter what type, is typically never as smooth as one expects. Oftentimes it occurs without warning, and at other times, one may be for...