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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

Total Force Fitness, HPRC, and your family
Learn tips for strengthening your family from a Total Force Fitness perspective from a recently released DoD Crisis Support Guide.
New DoD publication kicks off Suicide Prevention Month
Check out “Supporting Military Families in Crisis: A Guide to Help You Prevent Suicide,” just released by the Department of Defense.
Want a “combat edge”? Get more sleep.
This year’s Warrior Resilience Conference highlighted how sleep is an essential for performance!
Tips for combating loneliness
Feeling isolated or alone isn’t a recipe for resilience. Learn ways to overcome isolation.
Turn on your body’s “relaxation response”
Turn on your body’s natural relaxation response through specific techniques you can learn to do.

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