The Army Helped Me Harness the Power of Mindfulness

It all started when I got lost

A hand soiled with dirt holding a compass
Image by dima_goroziya from Pixabay

I received my first lesson on mindfulness in 1997 while lying in a field waiting for the Army to rescue me.

I was a young captain attending the Officer Basic Course (OBC) at Fort Sam Houston, TX. Despite my rank, I knew shockingly little about being a soldier. This course was my first exposure to the…



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Jill (Conquering Cognitions)

Jill (Conquering Cognitions)

PsyD, Clinical Psychologist | Writer | Words in Human Parts, Forge, Better Humans | Life Lessons Supported by Science