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Follow These Stress Relief Tips

Some stress in your life is healthy. It can motivate you to change behavior and develop skills, especially in military life.

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Life in Balance: Relaxation and Stress Relief

This webinar provides important aspects of creating a healthy balance between work and life. It will explore steps on how to identify stressors along with the signs and symptoms of stress. This webinar will also discuss ways to cope with stress. …
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Before-and-After Steps and Resources for Disasters

It’s crucial to understand the steps to take before and after a natural disaster strikes. As many of us personally are touched by such disasters – either directly or with family or friends– it’s important to be prepared.

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Managing Stress – The Essentials

Stress isn’t all bad. It can motivate you to change behavior and develop coping skills, especially in military life. However, constant and severe stress often causes health issues and performance problems. Military OneSource provides tips for recognizing and dealing with the symptoms of stress. While Military OneSource does not provide health care services, it does offer non-medical counseling and information about your benefits. If you or someone you know is in crisis, contact the Military Crisis Line at 800-273-8255, then press 1, or access online chat by texting 838255.

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Stress Management During Deployment

In the military, stress happens. And too much can affect performance, safety and well-being. During deployment, it is especially important to know the signs of stress and how to manage it.

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How to Keep Family Stress Away While Everyone Is Home

Discover new ways to reduce stress as you and your family spend more time together during the coronavirus disease 2019 quarantine.

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Managing Your Emotions When Your Spouse Is Deployed

Having your spouse deployed can bring up a wide range of emotions, starting when you first learn about the deployment and continuing until well after your spouse has returned home.

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Financial Protections for Your Service Member

If your service member ever gets into financial trouble, it can impact their military career. For this reason, there are two major laws – the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and the Military Lending Act — that help protect the finances and ease the stress of active-duty service members and their families.

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During Deployment – The Essentials

Every deployment is different and may require new skills and coping strategies. Learn more about resources to help you recognize and manage stress, stay connected to loved ones, handle finances and vote when you are deployed. Manage your. …
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Caregivers – Benefits

Caregiving comes with its own expenses — some anticipated and others not. As a service member, you and your family qualify for numerous benefits that may help relieve some of the financial stress of caregiving. While Military OneSource does not. …
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Taking Care of Yourself During Times of Stress and Grief

Taking care of your emotional well-being will help keep you strong for your service member and other loved ones. Learn ways to practice self-care when stress or grief build up.

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Child Custody Considerations for Service Members and MilSpouses

Many service members have custody of, or visitation rights with, children whose other parent is not the service member’s current spouse. Absences due to military service can undermine and disrupt existing arrangements, creating stress on parents and children.

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Managing the Divorce Process

Divorce and its legal issues can be challenging. You can ease some of the stress, time and costs by understanding what you need to consider as you go through the legal process.

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Military OneSource is your connection to information, answers and support when MilLife happens. We can help you overcome challenges, reach your goals and thrive. If we can’t get you the answers you need, we’ll connect you to someone who can.

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Emotional Wellness

Emotional wellness is vital to your overall health. Learn to recognize and take control of negative emotional reactions.

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Returning to Work After You Serve

Your experiences in service as a National Guard member may change you in ways you might not recognize until you are back in your workplace environment. With awareness and preparation, you can ease your way back into the workplace.