Harvesting Happiness for Heroes

hh_heroes-2Harvesting Happiness for Heroes is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to stigma-free assistance of Military Personnel and their loved ones facing challenges with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and other post-deployment reintegration issues.

Harvesting Happiness for Heroes offers one-on-one services, mini-workshops, and retreats to address the whole person: mind, body, and emotions.  This is how:

A Calmer Mind:
• Positive Psychology tools when learned and used, focused on us on our personal strengths and virtues, giving us a sense of greater of well being and confidence.
• Meditation develops our ability to concentrate and focus, so that we begin to notice all of our thoughts. We become clearer and more aware.
• Conscious Communication skills give us the power to share our thoughts and feelings authentically, while respecting their impact our selves, our family and our friends.

Better Physical Health:
• Yoga is a combination of deep breathing and strength & flexibility exercises designed to systematically reduce mental, emotional and physical tension.
• Equine-Assisted Activities are a fun and physical approach to making us more acutely aware of our emotional state, as horses respond directly to our behavior.
• Nutritional Education informs us about how to create a physically balanced environment for our brain and our emotions.

Emotional Support:
• Creative Expression exercises help us express hidden or blocked feelings, which cause us anxiety and guilt if left unexpressed.
• Group Discussion offers us community and releases feelings of guilt and shame.
• Healing Arts (Massage/Reflexology/Acupuncture) relaxes and re-balances the body through emotionally supportive physical contact.
• Life Mapping is a powerful tool that shows us specifically what blocks us and what small, concrete changes we can make to live more fully, more happily.

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