Military and Mindful: Eight Essential Elements to Manage Your Military Career and Motherhood


Balance your military career and motherhood – without guilt or stress.

Being a mom is hard. Being a mom in the military is like earning a PhD in hard. There is all the time the underlying uncertainty of what the military will bring next. You worry about deploying and how the kids will manage. You feel guilty for making career choices that take you away from your family.

Benefsheh Verell understands. A mother of two, she’s married to a service member and served twenty years on active duty, including more than one deployments and a four-and-a-half-year stint throughout which she and her husband were stationed in different places. Benef discovered the keys to being both a successful mom and military leader. She now shares her triumphs and her failures so that you could better manage your career even as nurturing your family.

In Military and Mindful, Benef teaches you:

  • The real culprit in the back of all of your stress and guilt – and how to keep watch over it
  • Tips for dealing with exhaustion and burnout
  • The secret to getting everything done and organized
  • How to care for emotional overload (before you lose your cool)
  • How to be the best mother and Soldier, Sailor, Airman, or Marine you were meant to be

You don’t have to struggle, and you don’t have to do this alone! If you wish to manage being in the military and being a mom, then Military and Mindful will show you the way.

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