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21 Days of Total Sailor FITmas 2016

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Lifelink December
 In this issue: 21 Days of Total Sailor FITmas, Plan of the Week Notes, and a Chaplain's Case for Gratitude. Find these articles, news you can use and more in Lifelink DEC 2016.pdfLifelink DEC 2016.pdf.
 
21 Days of Total Sailor FITmas
What's on your FITmas list? Join us from December 14, 2016 through January 3, 2017 for a daily dose of tips, tricks and small acts to keep the happy in the holidays. Whether you anticipate the holidays or dread them, the 21 Days of Total Sailor FITmas will offer practical tips to strengthen fitness from the inside out, with a seasonal spin to help you keep an even keel no matter what challenges you may face. Like U.S. Navy Operational Stress Control on Facebook, follow @NavStress​ on Twitter and subscribe to https://navstress.wordpress.com to unwrap new tools to stay present this season. For more information, visit the Every Sailor, Every Day > Get Involved page.
 
Did You Know?
Although some suicides are planned in advance, the majority of suicides and attempts occur within an hour of a crisis and are impulsive reactions to stress.  Numerous studies indicate that while easy access to a lethal method (means) of death reduces the likelihood of survival, limiting access to lethal methods can be life saving. Firearms are the most lethal and common method of suicide across both U.S. military and civilian populations. Learn more about Navy's guidance for reducing access to lethal means through voluntary storage of privately owned firearms in NAVADMIN 263/14. To learn more about means safety, visit www.meansmatter.org.

 

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