Month: January 2014

Identify Your Character Strength

The 24 Character Strengths And here’s a list of the 24 character strengths identified in “  Character Strengths and Virtues,” the 2004 book by Chris Peterson and Martin Seligman that was the origin of this initiative. Zest: Approaching life with excitement and energy; feeling alive and activated Grit: Finishing what one starts; completing something despite obstacles; a combination of persistence and resilience. Self-control: Regulating what one feels and does; being self-disciplined Social intelligence being aware of motives and feelings of other people and oneself. Gratitude: Being aware of and thankful for the good things that happen Love: Valuing close relationships...

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Army conducting joint study to improve bone health in military personnel

  The DHAP Dailies is a daily news update of media coverage relevant to the Army G-1, HRPD mission.  The DHAP Dailies specifically focuses on the current discourse surrounding Army and DoD physical and behavioral health topics such as research studies, success stories, congressional and leadership engagement. Army conducting joint study to improve bone health in military personnel   Researchers from the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine have teamed up with the Trainee Health Surveillance Flight 559th Medical Group’s Basic Military Training Team at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, to determine whether increased vitamin D and calcium...

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Overseas training connects Reservists, active duty, multinational partners

  The DHAP Dailies is a daily news update of media coverage relevant to the Army G-1, HRPD mission.  The DHAP Dailies specifically focuses on the current discourse surrounding Army and DoD physical and behavioral health topics such as research studies, success stories, congressional and leadership engagement.   Overseas training connects Reservists, active duty, multinational partners   The military training exercise Combined Resolve 2013 brought service members from throughout Europe and some units from the U.S. to the Hohenfels Training Area here.   Two California National Guard Infantrymen, Staff Sgt. Brian Paredes, from Whittier, Calif., and Staff Sgt. Jose...

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Ending the Stigma: PTSD, TBI and Moral Injury in Senior Leaders

         The DHAP Dailies is a daily news update of media coverage relevant to the Army G-1, HRPD mission.  The DHAP Dailies specifically focuses on the current discourse surrounding Army and DoD physical and behavioral health topics such as research studies, success stories, congressional and leadership engagement. Ending the Stigma: PTSD, TBI and Moral Injury in Senior Leaders     Yesterday I wrote about the death of my former Commodore at EOD Group Two, Captain Thomas Sitsch who committed suicide on Monday outside a New Hampshire Hospital. Captain Sitsch was another casualty of the longest wars...

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APA Calls for Better Training to Treat Chronic Pain, Addiction Among Vets

The DHAP Dailies is a daily news update of media coverage relevant to the Army G-1, HRPD mission.  The DHAP Dailies specifically focuses on the current discourse surrounding Army and DoD physical and behavioral health topics such as research studies, success stories, congressional and leadership engagement.APA Calls for Better Training to Treat Chronic Pain, Addiction Among Vets   Coordination between the VA’s prescription drug management plan and those run by states is critical to help monitor pain prescriptions written for veterans outside the Veterans Health Administration.   Pain management, addiction detection, and effective treatment are significant priorities for the...

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