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Recharge

Recharging involves getting enough rest, relaxation, and sleep. A good balance of these can improve your physical and emotional health.

Read An Introduction to Recharge for Whole Health

Why is it Important to Recharge?

To recharge in Whole Health means to re-energize by sleeping, resting, and relaxing. To live well and enjoy life, your body needs to have enough of these each day.

Sleep, rest, and relaxation refresh your body and mind. Both your body and mind need enough sleep to work properly. A good balance between activity and rest improves your health and well-being.

The resources and tools offered here will help you find new ways to recharge.

Whole Health Handouts

Change Your Habits to Sleep Better

The Health Benefits of Pausing and Taking Breaks

Counseling for Insomnia

Hints for Encouraging Healthy Sleep

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A Patient Centered Approach to Recharge

Part of the Components of Health and Well-Being video series.

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Practicing What Matters Most: Recharge, Rest, Sleep

VA offers programs designed to minimize stress and optimize rest and relaxation

National Sleep Foundation

Provides sleep education materials to improve health and well-being.

VA Make the Connection

Provides information and videos on sleeping issues.

Kaiser Permanente

Guided imagery podcasts on "Relaxation and Wellness" and "Sleep."

Sleep Self Assessment

A five-minute questionnaire from Health.mil: The official website of the Military Health System