What is Meditation + Overcoming Overthinking

Meditation is truly a non-doing, which goes against our social norms and can be challenging for those beginning. The practice takes shape in so many ways from sitting in self-reflection to listening to guided meditations and so many more. If one style does not work for you, explore others. Note that meditation is… Read More

What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is paying attention to purpose without reacting; it is a process of breaking out of the matrix. We get so caught up and weighed down by the doing, the getting, and the going. Mindfulness lives in the moments where we choose to pause, step back and notice our experiences. From the awareness we draw in those moments, we step back into… Read More

Finding Joy Where You are Stationed

If where we are stationed isn’t where we want to be and the appealing things are hard to find, how do we find those sparks of joy that leave us feeling content and happy with our current home? Read More

The Importance of Compassion in Mindfulness

Are we aware of the roles we play in life? That even when one tells us who we should be or what we should do, it doesn’t always mean that is who we are. So often, we adopt the shadows of others by participating in the roles they’ve conditioned us to play.  Read More

Calling All Military Spouses & Veterans!

It’s a Military Life is excited to announce the upcoming fall series of our cohort immersion program, It’s a Military Connection! This program is a fully immersive 10-week professional development experience aimed at helping military spouse participants navigate career and volunteer pathways as they grow their skillset. Read More

InstantHandz App: Connecting the Military Community to Meaningful and Rewarding Work

InstantHandz customers include everyone in our communities who need affordable and reliable handiwork help with small-mid sized jobs around the home.  Many folks spend hours posting online to find assistance and end up unable to find someone with the necessary skills or cannot afford to pay contractor prices.  That’s where the InstantHandz Provider comes in.

Milspouse Creative: IML Founder Christina Etchberger as Community Leader this Week!

Join Christie this week at Milspouse Creative! Thank you SO Much Moni Jefferson for creating Milspouse Creative – a platform where MilSpouses get to connect and share and grow their businesses. This week, Christina Etchberger is the Community Leader. Christina Etchberger ( Christie ) is a military spouse entrepreneur on a mission! A 🌎 networking […]

Christina Etchberger, Founder of It’s a Military Life: A Holding Down the Fort Podcast Feature

Interview By: Jen Amos, with co-host Jenny Lynne Stroup from Holding Down the Fort Podcast Christina Etchberger, founder of It’s a Military Life Take a listen as Christina Etchberger talks about It’s a Military Life with Holding Down the Fort Podcast! “While her husband is deployed and she’s home with the kids in the midst […]