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Maintaining Psychological Strength While Deployed

Warriors in the field depend on each other to get the job done right. Maintaining both physical and psychological strength is crucial to mission readiness.

Self-Managing Psychological Health Concerns: Work with a Provider for Maximum Benefit

Military service can be challenging at times. These challenges can lead to psychological health concerns such as feeling anxiety, worry, sadness, or having trouble sleeping.

Healthy Ways for You to Manage Psychological Health Symptoms

There are a number of healthy ways you can take care of yourself and manage psychological health concerns and symptoms on your own.

Using Social Media to Stay Connected

Social media provides great ways to connect, interact and communicate with friends and family while separated.

Strengthen your Well-Being through Spiritual Fitness

Experiences such as traumatic events during your military career can lead to questioning your values and trying to make sense of what happened.

Behavioral Fitness: Healthy Behaviors to Build Strength

The demands of military life can cause stress. It’s best to work through tough times in a positive way instead of taking part in behaviors harmful to your health.

Mind over Mood: Six Ways to Think Positively

Positive thinking can improve your mood and help you keep stress in check. Here are six ways you can turn negative thoughts into positive thoughts:

Peer Support for Military Spouses

Connecting with peers can help improve your quality of life, promote wellness and build resiliency.

Use Martial Arts to Cope with Stress and Boost Resilience

While it may seem counterintuitive to address stress with combat training, certain types of traditional martial arts, such as tai chi and qi gong, are designed to do just that. In addition to increasing a sense of calm, martial arts can also be used to improve physical condition and strength.

Peer Support Resources for Members of the National Guard, Reserve and Individual Augmentees

Members of the National Guard, reserve and individual augmentees are in unique positions. Members of the National Guard and reserve serve as citizen-warriors and often work full-time civilian jobs while still being a member of the armed forces. Individual augmentees may receive orders or volunteer to deploy individually with a command that is not their own.

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