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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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Brain injury and memory problems
Many service members have been affected by traumatic brain injuries. Some have memory problems too. Learn more.
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Mind Body News

Meditation has a lasting effect on emotions
Need another reason to meditate? Integrating meditation into your daily routine may benefit how you process your emotions in the long term.
Make the grass greener on your own side of the fence!
"The grass is greenest where it is watered. When crossing over fences, carry water with you and tend the grass wherever you may be."-Robert Fulghum, author & essayist
Sleep needs for adults
Optimum performance requires optimum sleep as part of post-exercise recovery. A recent report shows that athletes—including warrior athletes—need extra.
Start your children’s good sleep habits early
Sleep is an essential part of post-exercise recovery, and good sleep habits begin in childhood. A recent Canadian report on bringing up children as athletes provides valuable input for children at various ages.
Reframe your thoughts for peak performance
Interpreting things for the worse can really hold you back. Learn how to limit this habit so you can achieve optimum performance.

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