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Relationship Enhancement

Strategies to enhance your relationships.

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Family Resilience

Positive family relationships have the power to help individuals overcome challenges and build resilience.

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Deployment Phases

In this section you'll find information grouped by phases of deployment: pre-deployment, deployment, reintegration, and post-deployment.

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Family Fitness

Warfighters have specific physical activity requirements based on their MOS, but spouses, children, parents, and other loved ones also have physical fitness requirements for their own individual and/or family missions.

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Family Relationship Toolkit

Family readiness groups, family advocacy programs, family support centers, key spouse groups, and others can find selected HPRC resources in one place to use in their work with military families.

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Quality of sex matters
Ever wonder how much of a fulfilling intimate relationship sex accounts for? Learn about how much and the health benefits of sex.
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Family & Relationships News

Fostering children’s shut-eye
Sleep needs depend on age. Children need more than adults, but the amount depends on age. Find out how much your child needs and how to make sure he or she gets it.
Cope with emotions through mindfulness
Mindfulness helps you to face hard emotions instead of running from them. Learn how here.
To communicate, don’t triangulate!
If you want to communicate more effectively, at work or at home, learn how to avoid the pitfall of triangulation.
PTSD can “short-circuit” your brain
PTSD affects the “circuitry” of the brain. Learn how PTSD-affected brains confuse threat and safety.
Fuel your adolescent athlete for optimal performance
Fall sports are under way for many adolescent athletes. Help your teen gain the edge by knowing what he or she should eat and drink.

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