Managing Stress and Focusing on Personal Development as a First Responder


As a first responder, managing stress and focusing on personal development can take effort. Because you’re so used to giving support to others, it can take energy and discipline to focus on the benefits of personal Healthy development for copsphysical health and a positive and grounded mental approach.

But it is important. And while it’s important to you specifically, it’s also beneficial for the people and communities you serve.

At Galls, we look to provide helpful information to give you the tools you need to be a great public safety officer. Here are some helpful posts from the last year…


Law Enforcement and the Power of Relationships

In the world of Law Enforcement and Public Safety, the value of relationships are powerful and important.

Why are they so important? Because relationships are the foundation for positive and successful police work. Your ability to create and maintain solid relationships with those you interact with are key.

Relationships affect the level of service you provide to the public as well as your ability to relate to victims, witnesses, suspects and criminals. Investing in these relationships will allow you to do a better job, and ultimately, be a better and more effective police officer…read the entire article here.


Police Officer, EMS, Firemen? 5 Tips for a Stress Free Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us!

From now until the week after New Years can feel like a race, with everyone rushing to buy gifts, decorate the house and visit family and friends.

It’s difficult not to get caught up in the stress and pressure that the holidays can create. But it’s also important to find time to relax, slow down the pace a bit and enjoy the special moments.

So how do you do that? Here are 5 quick tips for managing stress during the holidays…read the entire article here.


More Holiday Stress Tips for Cops, Fire and EMS

While a certain level of stress will always play a role within the working environment of public safety personnel, the holiday season, with it’s demands and constraints can add to the level of stress you feel.

It’s important to recognize that you can stay above the fray, and when stress levels do begin to creep up, you can deal with them effectively and get back to a state of healthy operations.

Here are more tips for managing your stress levels during the holiday season…read the entire article here.