Ben returned from Iraq in 2007. For six months he was flying high. Then the euphoria of returning home wore off and he was left with sleepless nights and a surprising amount of stress and physical discomfort. He spent the next 2 years worth of trial and error trying to figure out how to use mindfulness and exercise to calm his mind and realign his body for a civilian lifestyle. The Army taught him how to up armor his mind and body for War. He taught himself how to Armor Down.
On the show we cover:
- War stress
- Yoga and sleep
- Art of Peace by Morihei Ueshiba and Armor Down Blog
- Mindfulness Meditation; developing the witness and creating inner peace
- Happy Wife, Happy Life
- SEAL’s CDR Mark Divine & Rob DuBois on warriorship and meditation
- Memorial Day Event
Armor Down - http://armordown.blogspot.com
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