Wellness for Officer

Decision Fatigue: What It Is and How to Avoid It

It’s late afternoon. You’re facing a looming deadline, a growing to-do list, and a flood of urgent emails, yet concentration eludes you. You think, “I need an energy boost, fast.” You had hoped for a workout to rejuvenate, but the…

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A 12-Minute Meditation for Grief and Loss – on Mindful.org

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Our hearts break, but our hearts also heal. The thread that pulls us from heartbreak to healing is love, says Judy Lief in this practice for working with grief.   Read More Here

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Safety first: A wake-up call on sleep health for police officers

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This article first appeared in Blue Line Magazine in March 2024. Working in law enforcement means navigating stress and trauma, a highly demanding workload and, inevitably, shift work. Police officers are required to be present, alert, focused and mentally agile…

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Yoga For Police – Post Patrol Yoga

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While a few of YogaForPolice videos may be four years old, Karin Giardino remains incredibly active!  As a dedicated Austin PD yoga teacher and BJJ enthusiast, she’s always ready to respond promptly to your emails.  She’s offering something special,  her…

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Police1 First Responder Wellness Week 2024

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“First Responder Wellness Week is an initiative that seeks to transform the way we think about wellness, as individual first responders, as agency leaders and as an industry,” says Dr. David Black, Lexipol’s president of wellness solutions. “First responders face…

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How I Reduced My Cortisol Levels Naturally With Food & Light by Wellness Mama®

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Oh, relaxation, that elusive activity that is often talked about and rarely achieved in today’s world. We all know we have too much stress and need to reduce it, but the execution is so elusive! Most of us probably know that…

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Night Shift Hacks For Police Officers

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The majority of our Effective Fitness Team Members have endured the brutal night shift at some point in their career. The “night shift” is often referred to as dogwatch, graveyard, and midnights. How can we make the best of it? Read…

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First Responder Center for Excellence

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Approximately 45% of Line of Duty Deaths are cardiac-related. Discover what you can do to reduce your risk.  

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Mindful New Year’s resolutions: Approaches for first responders

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Mindful New Year’s resolutions: Approaches for first responders

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Resilience Through Fitness

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On June 12th 2022, after 9 years of policing, Deven was involved in a traumatic incident while on duty. A career in policing was everything  he had worked towards for years, and the incident caused him to feel a loss…

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