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Monday September 12 through Friday September 16

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11:00-11:45 Eastern

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Resilience is not insensitivity or indifference, it is learning to turn to other for support during difficult times, resilience helps people become flexible and bounce back from setbacks , it helps them to be grateful for life’s simple pleasures and having a faith strong enough to move forward with God’s help  (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2016)


Perspective- learning what you thoughts are and what they lead to.


Balance- Learning to play to your strengths.


Gratitude and Compromise


Make a Plan


Live Q&A bring us all your questions about military life.

The Department of Defense and Family Readiness have found that when families have prepared well they gain self-efficacy that adds to their level of resiliency and will help them through out the deployment. (Ceminsky, 2021)

Meet Your Host

Maria Strange

BA in Psychology and Military Resilience
Certified Life Coach

Maria is a certified life coach through The Life Coach School, a mother to 6, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and a military spouse.She is doing her best to thrive each and every day, and has the honor of helping military wives love their perfectly imperfect military lives. Maria is excited to graduate in June with her BA in Psychology focusing on Life Coaching and Military Family Resiliency. Maria host a weekly podcast called "When Military Life Gets Strange".

Sam Woolf
BA Family Life Science

After 9 years as a military spouse Sam launched her podcast "Life of a Military Wife" to help other spouses navigate military life and explain the military experience to those outside of the military community. During this time she and her kids confronted basic training, a deployment, a hardship tour and many others military separations from her husband. She has been the President of the women's organization for her military congregation. At each duty station she has eagerly searched for ways to assist new military spouses with their transition to military life. Sam's schooling focused on human development, family and interpersonal relationships.
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