Health Resolutions For 2014

According to a study held in 2002, “Each January one out of three individual resolves to better them in some way. A small percentage of people actually make good on those resolutions. While about 75% of people stick to their goals for at least a week and less than half (46%) are still on target six months later.

 Health Resolutions For 2014

Yes, it’s hard to keep up the passion but it’s not impossible. This year, decide on one of the below listed worthy health resolutions and stick to it. Here they are:

1. Lose Weight:

Lose Weight

  I know this is one of the resolutions you make every year but try it this year too.   You can hit the goal with little pre-planning. At least three times a week go to the gym or opt some outdoor activities. Also, try to keep a food journal to keep track of what you eat and have a support system in place.

2. Quit smoking:

Quit smoking

3.  It’s one of the harder habits to give up but don’t loose hope as numerous efforts are often the path to success. Take inspiration from any ex-smoker and keep in mind the bad effects of smoking on your health.

4. Cut your stress: This year, make sure to take the right measures to reduce stress and visit doctor for routine tests.

5. Hold back on alcohol:

No Alcohol

We very well know that drinking alcohol in excess affects the brain’s neurotransmitters and can increase the risk of depression, memory loss, or even seizures. Constant heavy drinking boosts your risk of liver and heart disease, hypertension, stroke, and mental deterioration, and even cancers of the mouth, throat, liver, and breast. So it’s time to say goodbye to constant drinking habit.

6. Get more sleep:

More Sleep

Good sleep is very advantageous to your health than you may realize. A lack of sleep has been linked to a greater risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes. And sleep is also vital for strengthening memories (a process called consolidation). So take good amount of sleep and don’t feel shy to take a nap whenever possible.