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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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Don’t hold yourself back
If you give 100% effort and fail, you could blame other factors, but then you’d miss out on a great learning opportunity.
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Mind Tactics News

Fostering children’s shut-eye
Sleep needs depend on age. Children need more than adults, but the amount depends on age. Find out how much your child needs and how to make sure he or she gets it.
Depression—Don’t tackle it alone
Depression isn’t just a lousy mood—it’s a serious illness that needs serious help. Check out some of the special resources for service members, whether it’s for you, a buddy, or a family member.
Cope with emotions through mindfulness
Mindfulness helps you to face hard emotions instead of running from them. Learn how here.
To communicate, don’t triangulate!
If you want to communicate more effectively, at work or at home, learn how to avoid the pitfall of triangulation.
PTSD can “short-circuit” your brain
PTSD affects the “circuitry” of the brain. Learn how PTSD-affected brains confuse threat and safety.

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