Military Slang

Leaving the Military and becoming a civilian is a hard process for most former soldiers. Why not read our list of military slang so you can help ease the process by learning some military slang?   -‘Beasted’ – The excessive use of drill/marching at speed or physical training for an extended period of time, designed…

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Common symptoms of PTSD

These are some common signs and symptoms that you might recognise:   Reliving aspects of what happened   This can include:   Vivid flashbacks (feeling like the trauma is happening right now) intrusive thoughts or images nightmares   Intense distress at real or symbolic reminders of the trauma   Physical sensations such as pain, sweating,…

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Spare Capacity

According to industry experts, bedroom and bed-space occupancy across the serviced accommodation sector (Resorts, hotels, cottages and B&Bs) has on average remained flat and ranges between 8 out of ten rooms to 7 in in ten rooms in the North of the country.

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Tips on how to pack

Give Us Time provides accommodation to military families so they can have a little time away and reconnect. However, before the families go away there is a need to pack, and packing can be the most stressful step while preparing for the holidays away, so here are 5 tips on how to effectively pack: Knowing…

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5 tips when travelling with PTSD

Travelling with PTSD is not always easy for those struggling with their mental health and their partners.  Scotty Darroch and his wife of 13 years Joanne, have given us their top tips: 5 from a veteran’s perspective and 5 tips on ‘how to best support your hubby!’ Scotty 1. PLAN AHEAD: THE HIDDEN WOUND PASSPORT.…

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