3 Tips to avoid location disappointment

The disappointment of an unexpected outcome is running very close to home this month. Which is sad to admit, but also not a feeling that isn’t felt by everyone at some point. The official name is outcome-related disappointment and it is one of the most frequently experienced emotions following failure in people’s lives. The term is liked more specifically to […]

why losing your self-concept is normal

To understand why losing your self-concept is normal for veterans, you need to understand the science – like many things. The self-concept is made up of a few social factors; personal identity and social identity. As a human, you are not just born with this idea that you are yourself. What is the self-concept? The self-concept is the total sum […]

Being the ‘new guy’ is not just about resilience

Being the new guy sucks. Moving states knowing you’re going to be the new one also sucks. And yes, it is what you make of it. It can be turned into a grand ol’ adventure, discovering all those places you never have before. But let’s be honest for a second here. Having to up and move your whole family to […]

The Missing Family Support in Defence life

It is no secret, defence life is tough on families. There are some vital parts missing for family support in defence. You ask anyone what their experience had been and I’ll guarantee you will get a huge range of answers. From good to not so good. But it’s the average responses that require more attention. As a family in defence […]