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Mental fitness—including toughness and resilience—contributes to the overall goal of optimum performance. If you can't find the answer to your Mind Tactics question in our resources, click the button below.

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Mental Resilience

Exercise your mind to give you the edge you need for optimal performance.

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Mind-Body Skills

Peak mental performance can occur when the connection between the mind and the body is strengthened and optimized.

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Sleep Optimization

This section provides tips on how to get the Zs you need for optimal performance.

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Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

Knowing when you need to stop and assess your mental health is a valuable skill.

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Stress Management

Everyone experiences stress. As we go through life, stress can ebb and flow depending on our experiences. Learn about stress and effective ways to manage it.

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Tobacco, Alcohol, and Drugs

Resources on tobacco, alcohol, and drugs, and their impact on performance.

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Anxious or excited?
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Mind Tactics News

TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation) for pain?
Many different types of pain respond to transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, or TENS—read on to find out if this therapy might be appropriate for you.
Healthy hearing habits for your children
Everyday noise pollution may not seem as bad as what Warfighters face, but children need to protect their hearing too. Help yours develop good hearing habits early, and they’ll be better prepared for whatever they face later in life.

Take a deep breath and relax
All the added stresses of military life can leave your body’s muscles tight and sore. Deep breathing exercises can help release that excess physical tension.
Pause—to be prepared
The best way to deal with the tough times is to be ready for them. When faced with a challenge, take a moment to reflect on the best way to react.
Think PINK for optimal sleep
Pink could be your new favorite color, at least when it comes to sleep. This kind of noise may help you get the quality of sleep your body needs.

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