Posts tagged with: stress management

“What are some good snacks for patrol?”  I get asked this question all the time.  It’s not a simple answer because everyone is different and everyone has different needs.  What...
“Know yourself and seek self-improvement.”- Marine Corps leadership principles Want to be better at life? How about just trying to get hired as a police officer, or you if you are...
Too many people focus on preparing for the academy, believing it to be the ultimate achievement.  It’s an achievement alright, but the real challenge begins when you hit the streets...
I often get asked how I like being a cop. More specifically I also get asked if being a cop is hard. Since I love it, my answer is always...
Stop feeling guilty for what you eat.  Lets refocus energy on what makes us better, happier, and healthier.  Often times, we are surrounded by “gurus” telling us to be disciplined and...
“We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” -T.S. Elliot ...
Every time we don our uniform, we are at war with a force more evil than crime itself.  I don’t know what it is,  but we all feel it.  There...
A college kid came up to me at a coffee shop once (I didn’t have my bullet proof coffee that day) and said “Hey, Officer Meraz, I recognize you from...
Do you work out long hours many days a week? Do you diet only to relaps or diet feeling disgruntled and out of energy? After suffering through diet and working...
If you are addicted to junk food.  You aren’t lazy, you aren’t dumb, and you aren’t a loser, you are just another victim of a multi-billion dollar food industry whose...