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Mind, Body, and Spirit

Most people want to live a happy, well-balanced life with a minimal amount of stress. The following tips, information and resources are designed to help servicemembers, military spouses and military kids nurture their mind, body and spirit.

Military Crisis Line Provides Help 24/7
Learn about this valuable resource that's available 24/7 for servicemembers, veterans and military families.

Suicide Awareness and Prevention Programs
Suicide awareness and prevention programs and resources available to servicemembers, veterans and military families.

Coaching Into Care
Do you need help in getting your veteran the mental health care and services that they need? If so, Coaching Into Care is a valuable resource that you can turn to for assistance.

ACE Suicide Prevention Card
Learn about the ACE suicide prevention card for servicemembers, veterans and military families.

H.E.A.R.T. DVD Helps Combat Veterans
Learn about the HeartMath Education and Resilience Training program for combat veterans.

HeartMath Education and Resilience Training
Answers to frequently asked questions about the HeartMath Education and Resiliency Training for combat veterans and military families.

HeartMath Resources for Veterans and Military Families
The Institute of HeartMath has several programs, workshops and numerous other resources for combat veterans and military families.

Is Your Child Introverted, Extroverted or Ambiverted?
Gain insight into how your kids replenish their energy and then use this knowledge to help plan activities and social interactions.

Easy Ways to Help Your Kids Reduce Their Stress
Tips and suggestions to help you reduce your children's stress, worry, anxiety and fears.

Six Simple Ways Military Spouses Can Reduce Deployment Stress
Deployments are rarely easy for military spouses, however there are ways to make them less stressful.

Make Gratitude a Habit
Increase your chances of feeling more happiness and joy by using these easy ways to incorporate gratitude into your daily living.

Sleep Tips for Busy Military Spouses
Sleep deprivation can wreak havoc on a military spouse's physical, emotional and mental health. Whether your spouse is home or deployed, learn how to get more sleep and avoid sleep deprivation with these tips.

Diminish Feelings of Loneliness by Reaching Out To Other Military Families
When separated by deployment during the holidays, reaching out to other military families is an excellent way to deal with feelings of loneliness.

Get an Energy Boost by Drinking Water
Need an energy boost? Drink water. Staying hydrated by drinking water will help increase your energy and assist you in fighting fatigue. Learn aboout the benefits of drinking water so that you can maintain a high energy level - a necessity for busy military spouses.

Avoid Sleep Deprivation
Many busy military spouses will forego sleep in order to squeeze more time into their day. However, sleep deprivation can lead to numerous health-related ailments. Learn about the importance of sleep and why getting adequate sleep is crucial to your overal health and well-being.

How Much Sleep Do Kids Need?
Is your child getting enough sleep? Too much sleep? Discover how much sleep kids aged one to 17 need.

Grief Quotes
Numerous quotes about grief that may help soothe your sadness and sorrow.

Quotes About Courage
Whether you're in the midst of a tough situation or you simply need a little dose of encouragement, these quotes about courage may give you the strength you're searching for.

Six Simple Ways Military Spouses Can Reduce Deployment Stress
Deployments are rarely easy for military spouses. Learn how you can reduce your stress during this challenging time.

Happiness Quotes
Need a little cheering up? These quotes by Abe Lincoln, Helen Keller, Emily Dickinson, Andy Rooney and others are an easy reminder that happiness is always at our disposal, we simply need to choose it.

A Servicemember’s PTSD Affects the Whole Family
One in four veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq are suffering from PTSD. But they're not alone. Their spouse and children are affected too.

Taking Care of Mom
Maintaining a strong marriage during a deployment can be tough. This article shows deployed how to stay connected to the wife back home.

Summer Camps for Military Kids
Summer camp can be a great thing for your kid, no matter what his or her age might be. From adventure to making friends, your child will benefit greatly. Even if you can’t get into a camp this year, there are plenty of campgrounds around the country that offer military discounts (even free camping), so explore your options.

Maintaining a Positive Outlook When Your Spouse Is Deployed
Military families face many hurdles, but by maintaining a positive outlook and connecting with others in your life, most are far from insurmountable.

Becoming a Military Caregiver

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