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An illustration of a game board with a road that leads to common situations in life.

Moving Forward is a step-by-step approach to solving common problems like finding a job or dealing with a serious health issue.

An illustration of a running track with a runner jumping over a hurdle.

Relationship problems are one type of hurdle that this training can help you to get over.

A 3-D image of a male service member climbing over an obstacle course.

This program teaches you how to overcome obstacles like stress, which can prevent you from reaching your goals.

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Learn how Veterans and Service Members have used this training to solve their problems

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What is Moving Forward?
Moving Forward is a free, on-line educational and life coaching program that teaches Problem Solving skills to help you to better handle life’s challenges. It is designed to be especially helpful for Veterans, Military Service Members and their families. However, Moving Forward teaches skills that can be useful to anyone with stressful problems. Are you ready to Move Forward? Select the button below to take the Moving Forward Training.

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Meet the Cast

View two sample videos of characters from the course to learn how Moving Forward can help Veterans and Service Members.

A close-up photo of the face of cast-member Brandon Miller, a 28 year old Marine Corps Veteran.
A close-up photo of the face of cast-member Matt Fisher, an Active Duty Service Member.
A close-up photo of the face of cast-member Tom Smith, a Vietnam-era Veteran.
A close-up photo of the face of cast-member Justin Wilson, an Active Duty Service Member.
A close-up photo of the face of cast-member Erika Johnson, an OEF/OIF Veteran.
Does Stress Affect Your Performance?
Play a game from the course to see how time pressure can make it hard to complete a simple task.
Is Your Brain Overloaded?
This game from the course demonstrates how "brain overload" can make it hard to remember important details.
How Stressed Are You?
This 10 question quiz will evaluate your stress level based on your responses.
Simple Steps to Solve Your Problems
Learn about the four steps to successful problem-solving you will use in the course.
Relaxation Exercises
Muscle Relaxation - A photo of a Caucasian man lying down with his eyes closed listening to music.
Visualize - A photo of a waterfall, surrounded by lush greenery.
Yawn - A photo of a Caucasian woman with her eyes closed and hand covering her mouth as she yawns
Deep Breathing - A photo of an Asian American man with his arms stretched out taking a deep breath.
Pray - A photo of an African American man with his hands clasped in front of him praying.
Meditation - A photo of a Latin American man sitting outdoors with his eyes closed meditating.
Count Slowly from 1-20 - A photo of an African American woman standing outdoors with her eyes closed.
Stress and anxiety make it more difficult to think clearly and solve your problems. Practice this relaxation exercise from the course to help you lower your stress.
We want to hear how the course works for you. Your story may inspire others.
Mobile App

Find the same tools and worksheets from this course on the Moving Forward mobile app. Available for iOS devices, the free mobile app allows you to keep track of your problem-solving progress and practice stress management tools on the go. Find out more information here.