Many of us start the New Year making resolutions. We vow to eat healthier, go to the gym, quit smoking, spend less money, get organized, etc. So why is it, that only 8% of us are able to stick with these resolutions? We start the year with great intentions, but then we quickly relapse into old habits. Why is it so hard to keep those New Year’s resolutions? Here are simple steps that will help you stick to them.
We all do it – when January 1st rolls around we sit down and make resolutions for the New Year. Typically those resolutions are ones we believe we will stick to, no matter what! If you’re still making 2014 resolutions, don’t make them too specific, too vague or too impossible. Here are 5 resolutions you shouldn’t write down this year.
As the New Year approaches, I find myself with the sudden urge to reevaluate my kitchen. What better way to usher in a virtuous 2014 than to purge those guilty items and create an organized pantry full of healthful ingredients now? Have these top ten essential ingredients on hand to create delicious meals and snacks that keep you on track with your New Year’s resolutions.
The holiday months are a “giving” season but we may forget the most important gift of all – the gift of respecting our own health! Between stressful shopping, party planning, and helping others, we lose sight of our personal needs. Make this New Year a time to honor your health, by making specific and realistic goals for sustainable healthy changes.