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Veterans Suicide Prevention Conference

It was an honor and privilege to help plan, prepare, and emcee our 2022 Veterans Suicide Prevention Conference. The military, veterans, and their families have been a part of my life for 25 years, and I believe that helped remind me why every minute of this process was worth it. This would not have been

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Army of the Drake – Coming in 2023

I am happy to announce that I’m returning to the paranormal / supernatural and science fiction genres. I am working on part 3 of the Brian Carter series titled: “Army of the Drake.” I am very grateful to the people asking about this book. I needed the break to focus on self-help books, but now

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Stop Multitasking: He who is everywhere is nowhere

Have you ever found yourself focusing on too many things at once? If so, you are not alone. In my recent book, Get it Scheduled, I discussed this topic. Only about 2 percent of the world’s population can effectively multitask, and it’s safe to say you are not one of those people. When we multitask,

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Get it Scheduled (Now Available)

About the Book: They say planning is everything, yet for so many people, organizational skills and good time management can feel elusive. Enter author Jason Hughes, who has spent over two decades in personal and professional planning, developing effective tools for organizing one’s schedule. With Jason’s tips and insights, you will be able to create

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Frontline Freedom: Adventure Therapy – Podcast

I have the honor and privilege of being a volunteer Mental Health Resources liaison for a non-profit organization called: Frontline Freedom. It was founded by David Brown (Frontline Freedom – President) and Josh Eldridge (Frontline Freedom – Operations). They both have 10+ years of law enforcement experience with the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Note: I

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Veteran Shares Story of Dealing with PTSD while Serving

I recently had the honor of participating in an interview (platform used: Zoom) with NBC4 WCMH-TV in Columbus, Ohio. The focus of the interview was on mental health and our veterans. Danny Eakins (Department of Veterans Services) shared his personal story about mental health while serving in the United States Army (Active Duty) and the

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We Need to Break the Mental Illness Stigma

Mental illness and mental health (wellness) are topics I am very passionate about it. I have the privilege of working in this challenging field, specifically focusing on Suicide Prevention [veteran community] and Mental Health First Aid (MHFA). Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the multiple challenges it has introduced, I have dedicated myself to trying

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Audit Your Thoughts

People audit the following things: companies organizations programs their personal finances But when is the last time they audited their own thoughts? Even though they get a passing score on the arbitrary external standards, doesn’t mean everything is good to go internally. Negative and depressing thoughts are not sustainable for long periods of time. If

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Your Mental Health Matters

Please be very cognizant of your mental health during the current crisis in our country (and world). I recognize we all laugh about introvert, extrovert, and ambivert memes. However, it is important to remember we are a social species. Regardless of our physical and mental toughness, we need each other. Without question, Ohio has been

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