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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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Mind Tactics News

Could sleep be your single most important health habit?
Guest contributor Dr. Daniel Johnston of Comprehensive Soldier Fitness makes a case for why he thinks sleep is the most important health habit.
Strategically time your exercise to optimize sleep
Exercising before bed could keep you up at night. To optimize your sleep, avoid exercising within three hours of bedtime.
Overcoming jet lag without medications
Jet lag can be a drag to get over, but you can prepare yourself with some simple actions to help you deal with this common annoyance.
The ideal nap length?
Didn’t get enough sleep last night? Learn how to nap so your mind can perform at its best.
Sleep Apnea and athletic performance
Sleep apnea is a disorder caused by the decrease or pause in the airflow or breathing during sleep. It can lead to daytime sleepiness, fatigue, and cognitive impairment, all side effects that could negatively impact athletic performance.

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