Beginning of a New Year is a good time to take inventory of your wellness, just like a business, we should think of looking at our wellness assets and liabilities, focusing on what we want to improve and making a plan to implement!
Consider these six areas to create your own wellness blueprint for 2023
Food is Medicine! Choose predominantly whole, plant-based foods that are rich in fiber and nutrient dense
Regular and consistent physical activity that can be maintained on a daily basis throughout life – is an essential piece of the optimal health equation!
Stress can lead to improved health and productivity – or it can lead to anxiety, depression, obesity, and more. Learning to recognize negative stress responses, identify coping mechanisms and reduction techniques leads to improved wellbeing.
The well-documented dangers of any addictive substance use can increase risk for many cancers and heart disease. Positive behaviors that improve health include quitting smoking and limiting the intake of alcohol.
Lack of, or poor quality sleep can lead to a strained immune system. Identify dietary, environmental, and coping behaviors to improve sleep!
Social connectedness is essential to emotional resiliency. Studies show that isolation and loneliness are associated with increased mortality. Looking at our home, social and community connections can improve our overall health