Month: August 2010

Fed Up Flight Attendant Pops His Emotional Jug

Shouldn't a true role model working as a flight attendant have used practical skills to deal with an agitated passenger? Curious after reading about Steven Slater’s ride down the emergency slide, I checked in with experts at PAIRS Foundation to learn more about how the upset worker could have successfully dealt with the frustrating situation, rather than losing his cool and, possibly, his career.

Emotionally Hijacked

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Soldiers, Spouses Talk About Death to Embrace Life

A veteran Navy chaplain confided the surge of emotions and thoughts experienced as his helicopter landed amidst fierce enemy fire. “My thoughts immediately turned to loved ones far away. Had I told them everything that needed to be said? Had I let them know how much they meant to me? Were we complete with each other?” At a PAIRS Retreat, hundreds of deploying soldiers and spouses talk about death and loss as they learn to more fully embrace life and each other.

Helping marriages and families after combat deployment

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