A.N.A.D. indicates, “At least 30 million people of all ages and genders suffer from an eating disorder in the U.S.” The C.D.C tells us that, “More than one-third (36.5%) of U.S. adults have obesity.” Not surprisingly, few statistics are to be found on the adverse effects of food additives and preservatives. And don’t get us started on the pesticide issue.
Eating is essential to survival. Eating can become a health risk…even fatal. Many Americans take issue with discussions about food and how and what is best. We like to do it our way. Continue reading “Let’s Play BounceBack; 04/03/18 – What’s on the Menu?”
Challenges from enlistment through discharge and beyond. In service to our country, veterans face life-altering challenges that are often difficult for civilians to understand. Connecting…communicating becomes difficult. Resilience on the battlefield and resilience at home may require the same Skills & Attitudes applied very differently given the milieu. Continue reading “Let’s Play BounceBack: 03/29/18 – Veterans”
In 2016 The National Cancer Institute predicted, “An estimated 1,685,210 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States and 595,690 people will die from the disease. The most common cancers in 2016 are projected to be breast cancer, lung and bronchus cancer, prostate cancer, colon and rectum cancer, bladder cancer, melanoma of the skin, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, thyroid cancer, kidney and renal pelvis cancer, leukemia, endometrial cancer, and pancreatic cancer.” That’s a lot of cancers. Continue reading “Let’s Play BounceBack: 03/27/18 – The Big “C””
13.5% was the poverty rate in the U.S. in 2015 when the idea for this deck was conceived. Those who live in poverty face daily challenges that those of us with more resources don’t. These are the challenges of those who have little. Indeed, it is a very different world if you’re poor in America. Continue reading “Let’s Play BounceBack: 03/22/18 – The 13.5%”
For those of us who participate in organized religion, our beliefs are holistic. They are the foundation upon which we build our values and manage our lives. Our faith guides us in our response to everyday challenges. Now and then, our faith can be shaken by tragedy or loss, we lose our sense of direction and must find a way through. Continue reading “Let’s Play BounceBack: 03/20/18 – Spirituality”