While faced with memories of a critical incident or more, should we suppress their emotional impact on us? Or face them head on?
I learned very early on that I wanted to spend my life helping others. I can’t describe why or where it came from. All I knew is that it burned […]
It takes a different breed of person to be a volunteer firefighter. The time commitment in non-emergency operations alone is tremendous. in fact, Responding to calls makes up a very small percentage of one's volunteer time.
Personally, I find very little difference between overextending one’s self physically and when one exceeds their tolerances mentally. The end result is the same – exhaustion – when one has […]
PTSD has a away of sneaking up on you. Here I talk more about it