To start the day …. Steps for self care!!


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~~August 9, 2014~~ 

MEDICAL CORNER

“Self care refers to actions and attitudes which contribute to the maintenance of well-being and personal health and promote human development. In terms of health maintenance, self care is any activity of an individual, family or community, with the intention of improving or restoring health, or treating or preventing disease. A holistic health approach is common in self care.

Some place self care on a continuum with health care providers at the opposite end to self care. In modern medicine, preventive medicine aligns most closely with self care. A lack of adherence to medical advice and mental illness can make self care difficult. Self care is seen as a partial solution to the global rise in health care costs placed on governments. The notion that self care is a fundamental pillar of health and social care means it is an essential component of a modern health care system governed by paper pushers  and legislation.

Self care is the primary form of primary care due to illness Self-management is critical. Self care is any necessary human regulatory function which is under individual control, deliberate and lay initiated. Self care is learned, purposeful and is continuous. In philosophy, self care refers to the care and cultivation of self in a comprehensive sense, focusing in particular on the soul and the knowledge of self.”

~~SOURCE~~

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self_care

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~~The First 10 Steps to Extreme Self Care~~

~~Uploaded on May 12, 2008~~

Simply Extreme – The Extreme Simplicity of Self Care
Step by step guidelines for how to stop letting stress and overwhelm get in the way of creating an amazing life.

As a Professional women how many excuses can you come up with not to take care of yourself? Do you feel Alone? Do you feel that no one understands you? Do you feel you are so busy, you can never find time for yourself? Do you feel so overwhelmed that you just can’t make a move?

Good

We ALL are ONE!! 

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United States Coast Guard ….. Celebrating: August 4!!


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~~August 6, 2014~~

This is a post very close to my heart. I have a nephew who has been in the branch of the Armed Forces for more than ten years. He has traveled, learned and grown by serving. 

Today I celebrate with him. 

Carlos

~The proud family~

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country’s seven uniformed services. The Coast Guard is a maritime, military, multi-mission service unique among the U.S. military branches for having a maritime law enforcement mission (with jurisdiction in both domestic and international waters) and a federal regulatory agency mission as part of its mission set.

It operates under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security during peacetime, and can be transferred to the U.S. Department of the Navy by the U.S. President at any time, or by the U.S. Congress during times of war. To date, this has happened twice, in 1917 and 1941, during World War I and World War II, respectively.

Created by Congress on 4 August 1790 at the request of Alexander Hamilton as the “Revenue Marine“, it is the oldest continuous seagoing service of the United States, although the U.S. Navylists its founding as 1775, the formation of the Continental Navy. However, that was disbanded in 1785, and the modern U.S. Navy in its present form was founded in 1794. As Secretary of the Treasury, Hamilton headed the Revenue Marine, whose original purpose was that of a collector of customs duties in the nation’s seaports. By the 1860s the service was known as the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service and the term Revenue Marine gradually fell into disuse.

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The Coast Guard was formed from the merger of the Revenue Cutter Service and the U.S. Life-Saving Service on 28 January 1915, as an organization under the U.S. Department of the Treasury. As one of the country’s five armed services, the Coast Guard has been involved in every war from 1790 up to the Iraq War and the War in Afghanistan. As of 2012 the Coast Guard had approximately 42,000 men and women on active duty, 7,900 reservists, 32,000 auxiliarists, and 8,700 full-time civilian employees. In terms of size, the U.S. Coast Guard by itself is the world’s 12th largest naval force.

The Coast Guard’s legal authority differs from the other four armed services: it operates simultaneously under Title 10 of the U.S. Code and its other organic authorities, e.g. Titles 6, 14, 19, 33, 46, etc. Because of its legal authority, the Coast Guard can conduct military operations under the U.S. Department of Defense or directly for the President in accordance with Title 14 USC 1–3. The Coast Guard’s enduring roles are maritime safety, security, and stewardship.

To carry out those roles the Coast Guard has 11 statutory missions as defined in 6 U.S.C. § 468, which include enforcing U.S. law in the world’s largest exclusive economic zone of 3.4 million square miles (8,800,000 km2).

The Coast Guard motto is Semper Paratus (English: Always ready).

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~~SOURCE/FULL READ~~

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Coast_Guard

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~~Coast Guard Channel Promo~~

~~Uploaded on Mar 27, 2010~~

Sample of different web series and programs available on the Coast Guard Channel go to http://www.coastguardchannel.com

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We ALL are ONE!! 

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~~HAPPY BIRTHDAY~~