2022 is not just a new year but a chance to start fresh. Whether you want to eat healthier, exercise more frequently or spend extra time with family and friends, now is the time to start implementing proactive health measures and making this next year your best one yet. Here are four practices to help ensure you have a happy and healthy 2022:
Allow 2022 to be the year that you put yourself first. Read a new book. Meditate more often. Get outside. Self-care helps you cope with daily stressors; it is important to find methods that work for you to guarantee long-term physical and emotional health.
Schedule your doctor’s visits
You should be visiting your primary care provider each year to receive a physical exam. Be proactive and schedule appointments with your dermatologist, eye doctor and dentist. Females should also meet with their gynecologist on a yearly basis. Get ahead of the game and on your doctors’ calendar now!
Make an anti-resolution
Instead of focusing on what you should be doing in the new year, try identifying what you shouldn’t be doing. Anti-resolutions single out the self-destructive behaviors that make your life more difficult, helping you to become specific and smart about how to work towards being the best version of yourself in the future.
Set your nutrition goals
If you want to practice better nutrition and exercise more, try implementing small changes into your daily routine to help you build and retain consistency in your health journey. Following a daily schedule is a great first step to making sure you eat balanced meals every four to five hours, including healthy carbohydrates, fats and lean proteins. In addition, a schedule will encourage you to find optimal periods in the day for a quick walk, trip to the gym or a stretch break.
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