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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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Pace your breathing to perform under stress
Want to perform well under stress? Don’t just take a deep breath…take some long exhales. Learn more about paced breathing and get some resources to hone the skill.
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Mind Tactics News

Navy focuses on better pain management
The Navy’s Pain Management team met recently to improve their existing pain management strategies for Warfighters and their beneficiaries.
Meditation can improve pain tolerance
Recent research indicates that meditation may help you deal with pain and related anxiety.
Online tool for triumphing over difficulties
There’s a new website for Warfighters and Veterans that can help you face and overcome life’s challenges – especially useful for the upcoming holiday season.
Performance Quote: Thinking on the bright side
"Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” - Lou Holtz, NFL & NCAA coach
How you “stress out” affects your health
 How you react to stressful situations can impact your health in the long run.

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