Anxiety... we all experience some form from time to time. Sometimes it's about a promotion, or a mortgage. This kind of anxiety is usually easy to manage. You are anxious about a promotional exam? You study harder. Anxious about your mortgage? Talk to a financial professional. These are normal situations that cause us to worry, … Continue reading When anxiety builds
We are soldiers, we are medics, we are firemen, we are police officers, and guess what? YOU'RE ALSO HUMAN! I would be worried if you didn't have an emotional response over some of the events we are called to. Like it or not, it's part of life. The good news is you are not alone. … Continue reading Congratulations on being human!
What follows is something I rarely talk about. But I believe it's necessary in order to heal. I also believe that if this story helps just one person come forward and want to seek help, then it's all worth it. It was June 26th of 2010. I was in medic school and had been a … Continue reading My demons
Hello! Brothers and sisters, my name is Brian. I have been a professional firefighter since 2007. In that time I have witnessed some of the best in life, and also some of the worst. I have been in situations (much like you have I'm sure) that made me want to give up. I was fortunate enough to … Continue reading Walk with me