Robert is a 10-year Marine Corps veteran, who has received his B.S. in psychology, has become a certified hypnotherapist, and is now currently in school to receive his master's in Sports Psychology. He separated in 2010, and since then has found ways to give back to the vets by sharing every single bit of information he's learned from his personal lessons he learned while transitioning. He is currently working on publishing his book How to Grow a Beard: A Transitional Guide from the Military Life back into the Civilian World, where he shares that knowledge for ALL vets to to have a successful transition.
We tend to believe that the minute we get out of the service, everything you’ve ever lived through for the last “X” years, immediately vanishes from our existence. Some of us dream about saying things we have been holding back, but try not to act on those impulses.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.