I recently moved and left a great social services agency where I had the privilege of working with the same team of people for over 2 years. Given the stress and grind of the industry, 2 years on a stable consistent team was a blessing. It was quite the accomplishment for the OPII children's team at Comprehensive Healthcare in Walla Walla WA. That is until I blew it my moving away.
On on my way out the door the team the team gave me this.
For those that agree I need a new cell phone camera, this poster is a list of What I will miss about Tony:
Yeah, this is how people talk about me after 2 years.
Thanks to them this was the best job I ever had.
I definately miss them too.
Drill sergeant screaming while a soldier is engaged in physical exertion like push-ups or running forces the soldier to focus attention on the task, and there by learning to direct cognitive energy away from the screaming.
It's partially habituation but really it's a mindfulness practice.