Below is a list of resolutions for a healthier life. Select a few of them as goals for the New Year to improve your well-being. For help implementing the resolutions, see the articles, books, reviews, and websites listed at the end of this article. Resolutions Avoid Digital Addiction - Avoid digital addiction by turning off notifications, putting devices away during family time, and setting daily time limits on personal use of email and social media. Be Active - Do 30 minutes of aerobic exercise several times a week. Get up from your desk at least hourly for a short walk. Control Stress - Use daily meditation, deep breathing, and journaling to reduce stress. Listen to meditation music before bedtime. Drink Water - Drink water throughout the day to regulate body temperature, lubricate joints, prevent infections, and keep organs functioning. Eat Well - Eat a daily diet of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. Avoid processed foods. Get Physical - Stand up when possible while worki
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Reduce Covid risk by staying up to date on boosters, wearing N95 masks, and avoiding large gatherings. Covid caution is especially important during winter’s wave of flu and viruses. Keep a supply of masks and test kits. Carry a mask to use in public settings and avoid large groups. Click here for articles about Coronavirus prevention and treatments.
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Giving thanks generates a sense of positivity that boosts happiness and well-being. Grateful people tend to have better interpersonal relations, increased energy, and reduced stress. Now is a good time to start showing thanks for the good things in your life. Following are tips for making gratitude a habit and resources to help implement them. Tips Alternatives - show thanks with acts of kindness, cards, donations, emails, in-person communications, and handwritten notes. Audiences - focus on clients, co-workers, family, service providers, and vendors. Journaling - keep a journal to record positive happenings, and express thankfulness. Environment - be alert to opportunities for giving thanks at church, home, offices, restaurants, and stores. Reasons - accentuate the positive and consider all things big and small in your daily life. Recognition - reward others for their assistance, contribution, and service. Volunteering - give thanks by giving back to the community and the profession.