Happy New Year! We’re thinking about all the wonderful possibilities that 2018 can bring. In doing so, we’ve compiled a list of 20 healthy New Year’s Resolutions that are easy to keep! We’ve grouped them under 4 categories Exercise, Less stress, Eat better and a Healthy Spine. Let us know what you think of our suggestions!
Exercise – There are many benefits from exercising, and small changes can add up to big results.
1.Take the stairs instead of elevators and escalators.
2.Find a parking spot far away from the building.
3.Flex – while waiting in line flex your abs for 10 seconds and repeat 10 times – works your core!
4.Sign up for a dance class or join a gym.
5.If you ride a bus, get off at the stop before and walk a little extra distance.
Less Stress – Less stress will improve your overall health. Try our little tricks.
6.Schedule “quiet time” and turn off your cell phone.
7.Take a few moments to close your eyes and day dream.
8.Watch less TV – read a book instead.
9.Listen to calming, relaxing music.
10.Deep breathe, just 3-5 minutes with your feet flat on the floor, deep breathing oxygenates your blood and clears your mind.
Eat Better – Poor nutrition can increase inflammation in your body.
11.Bring a healthy lunch from home.
12.Eat five new foods this year.
13.Keep healthy snacks on hand.
14.Choose real fruit over fruit flavor.
15.Don’t go shopping when you’re hungry.
Healthy Spine – maintaining a healthy spine is critical to your well being.
16.Practice good ergonomics while sitting
18.Stretch daily – keeping flexible helps joint function and range of motion.
19.Stay hydrated – it helps maintain soft tissue elasticity and fluidity in joints.
20.Make regular chiropractic appointments
Always remember, we’re here to help when you encounter obstacles or challenges. Have a wonderful year.