the chiropractic report
Most resolutions are forgotten by March. This one is not only easy to keep, it'll make you much happier than losing a few pounds.
So here’s seven ways you can start to think positive in the new year:
1) When you wake up in the morning, complete the following: My purpose is _________________.
Your answer could be anything from how you want to live your life to what you have planned for the day, but whatever it is, starting your day off this way gives you meaning and sets a positive goal and mindset.
2) Do something physical right when you wake up.
Okay, I know I said we weren’t discussing weight loss as a resolution, and we’re still not. Exercise is so much more than an means to an end. When you exercise first thing in the morning, you feel a sense of accomplishment, which can carry into the rest of the day’s tasks. Plus, by getting up each day when you’d rather catch another hour of sleep, you’re teaching yourself discipline, which will also carry over into your life.
3) Think about the future, but live in the present.
Happiness means different things to different people, but one way to ensure you won’t ever be happy is to live your life thinking about how far you still have to go.
Every year millions of overweight and obese Americans face the New Year determined to slim down and improve their health. Yet despite their good intentions, many find themselves trapped in a cycle of diet and failure, year after year.
When it comes to losing weight, it can be hard to achieve lasting results. Scott Kahan, MD, MPH, of the National Center for Weight and Wellness in Washington, D.C., sheds light on shedding pounds, with practical advice for those seeking long-term weight loss solutions this season.
"One of the main reasons New Year's resolutions repeatedly fail is that people turn to unproven remedies, fad diets, and unrealistic weight loss goals," Dr. Kahan said. "Making sustainable changes isn't easy and weight loss doesn't happen overnight."
According to a national online survey among obese or overweight American adults, those who resolved to lose weight in the New Year tried and failed an average of six times. Even worse,
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.