I had been diagnosed with PTSD


"I had been diagnosed with PTSD, TBI, vertigo, chronic migraines, & ruptured disks in my neck as a Veteran of the United States Air Force. I was on a cumulative of eleven 'medications' at a time"

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I'm sharing this incredible @kristopherpace #yogasavedmylife story again. Not least because he features on our PODCAST (link in bio) hosted by @dannipomplun & I really want you guys to read this story, then listen to the pod! It is so good! There is so much wisdom in there from Kris & Danni like... "The more vulnerable I show myself as a teacher, the more powerful my teaching". Here is his story 💚

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" In 2010 I was seeing my mental health doctor and was told that I was a "Hopeless Case" & that the majority of the people who had my diagnosis would kill themselves or end up institutionalized. Immediately

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I walked out and never took another med, began to research health & wellness, found yoga... Found meditation... Found vegetarianism... And found peace & balance. Six years later I have lost over sixty pounds, am in the best shape & health of my life and hope to share my story & knowledge with others that need it or would like to know about it

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I have been faced with many obstacles along the journey from serviceman to civilian... those challenges are more than some Veterans can handle, & because of that, we are losing incredible men & women at an alarming rate: 22 veterans a day commit suicide in America

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I share my story to help others in need to find and understand the value of being apart of society. All of us know those who are struggling... reach out to them. Share. Let's save lives" 🙏

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Kristopher J Pace, 1996-2002 United States Air Force

Please do check out the podcast Fierce Calm tribe, it also features @shannonlyoga incredible story of yoga & open heart surgery, & the amazing @tatiyogini in Lebanon showing that wherever we are in the world, we all have stories and more in common than divides us 🙏

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2nd pic credit @robertsturman