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Benefits of Floating

A few benefits of floating include: reduced stress, improved sleeping patterns, and a balanced well-being.

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Lincoln (NE) Police Department

The Lincoln PD partners with mental health providers to get REAL about helping individuals in a mental health crisis.

Making Meditation Not Suck

If you start slow and adapt your meditation practice to the first responder lifestyle you'll be able to reap the benefits.

Take a Breath

To prevent taking shallow breaths in stressful situations, make sure you practice and refresh your tactical breathing skills.

4 Pillars of Police Health

Stress is the cop killer you can beat, if you maintain a healthy lifestyle.

A Year After Slayings, Dallas Police Train in 'Mindfulness'

A year later, Dallas officers are still grieving, but scores of them have received or are on track to receive specialized training in "mindfulness" and other stress-management techniques that aim to teach police how to better understand and control their emotions, both on and off the job.

Coping With Stress on the Job

Law enforcement is becoming an increasingly difficult profession, and officers need to know how to decompress in healthy ways.

What Dreams May Come

Worrying enhances the anxiety associated with our dreams, and most experts say dreams are the "subconscious mind" resolving anxieties. No cop ever said they didn't think about confronting life and death situations; anxiety is a healthy result of those thoughts.

Box Breathing

Box Breathing has been around for many years and has been utilized by professional athletes, fighters, elite military personnel, and law enforcement officers.

Officer Fitness: Peak Performance and Recovery Training

There are science-based methods that have been developed to help manage the physical and mental stresses placed on high-level athletes and these methodologies can be adapted to help manage the physical and mental stresses that are placed upon you by this profession.