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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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Beat to a better (heart) rhythm
Your heart rate isn’t steady, and you don’t want it to be. A rhythmic, more variable heart rate is good for physical and mental health, plus performance.
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Mind Body News

Olympic lessons for career-defining moments
It’s time for the Summer Olympics! What can you learn from Olympians about performing when facing a career-defining moment?
Mental flexibility beats forced positivity
Feeling anxious or down? Find out how awareness and mental flexibility is more important than thinking other, specific thoughts.
Make sleep-bank “deposits”
More sleep generally is a good thing, and you can bank some in advance.
Recognizing mild TBI
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is common among returning service members, but it’s also common among civilians. Learn to recognize symptoms.
Criticism: It’s not all bad
Criticism sometimes can be hard to hear, but there are ways to listen and learn from it.

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