logo
flag   
Active Users - 715

Keyword Search: in
5 Realistic Goals for a Healthier You in 2020
View article disclaimer and terms
Tags: food management, family relationships, pain management

This article has been viewed 464 times.
Ask us a Question
Name
Email Address
Comments
Code ^

Vowing to get into shape or to slim down are among the most common New Year’s resolutions. While efforts to lead a healthier lifestyle can be tremendously rewarding, goals that are too lofty are also more likely to be abandoned. Keeping things realistic will increase your chances of success in your efforts.

Realistic Weight Loss

Making major changes to existing eating habits and fitness efforts can be quite challenging. Trying to lose too much weight too quickly is often a recipe for failure. Even those who are able to succeed with their resolution may be unable to keep the weight off in the long-run. Healthy, sustainable weight loss is a slow process that should be tackled one step at a time.

Achieving a Specific Fitness Goal

Setting a single, specific and achievable fitness goal is a smart move. Deciding to get into shape without bothering to set a specific goal means that efforts often lack direction. A more focused goal, especially one that can be easily quantified, can help you to stay motivated and on track.

Improving Mental and Emotional Health

Mental health can be just as important to your quality of life and overall well-being. Finding ways to reduce stress, resolving to take up a hobby or improving your appearance with a visit to an Invisalign dentistcan all help to improve your mood and self-confidence. Being happier and more relaxed in the coming year can count for more than you might think.

Giving Up Smoking or Fast Food

A new year can provide the perfect opportunity to give up an unhealthy habit. Giving up tobacco products or cutting fast food out of your diet can have significant health benefits. Giving up a bad habit as part of your New Year’s resolution can make it much easier to set and achieve your goal.

Learning to Cook

Not every resolution to live a healthier lifestyle needs to be difficult or strenuous. Learning to cook your own meals makes it easier to improve your nutrition and can also be a lot of fun. Cooking at home can also allow you keep within household budget.

Setting unrealistic goals can quickly lead to discouragement and apathy. Keeping things more realistic means that you will be far more likely to stick to your resolution. When it comes to changing things up and creating a healthier lifestyle, modest goals can often have the biggest impact.




By Kara Masterson
All rights reserved. Any reproducing of this article must have the author name and all the links intact.

Author:

Biography: Kara Masterson is a freelance writer from West Jordan Utah. She graduated from the University of Utah and enjoys writing and spending time with her dog Max.

ALSO VIEW OUR
Articles
(Total : 87)
  Title
Sort by Title A-Z
Sort by Title Z-A
1
3 Homeopathic Tips That Support Healthy Blood Pressure
3 Polishing Tips Hospitals Use To Stay Sanitized
4 Common Health Conditions That Shouldn't Be Ignored
4 Dental Procedures That Can Drastically Improve Your Quality of Life
4 False Strong Stigmas Surrounding Mini-Gastric Bypass Surgery
4 Natural Ways to Reduce Stubborn Pain
4 Post-Pregnancy Care Tips to Get you Back on Your Feet in No Time
4 Reasons Healthcare Professionals Need Continuous Education
4 Signs You May Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed
4 Wellness Tips to Alleviate Seasonal Allergies This Summer
5 Calorie Free Recipes You Ought to Try
5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Wellness at Home
5 Ideas to Break Shy Teens out of Their Shells
5 Preventative Approaches to Aches and Pains While Aging
5 Realistic Goals for a Healthier You in 2020
5 Tricks to Combat Seasonal Allergies This Spring
5 Ways To Avoid Getting Your Family Sick This Winter
A Better View: How to Deal with Worsening Vision
Aging and Adapting: How to Adapt to New Health Challenges as You Age
Beating Brain Tumors: What to Know about Neurosurgery
Breaking the Chains: How to Get Help with an Addiction
Business Bruises? 4 Steps to Follow When You're Injured on the Job
Caring for Yourself. 4 Tips for Living with Reduced Mobility
Caring for Yourself: What to Do When Your Health Starts to Fail
Clearing Up: How to Fight Acne Effectively
Comfortable In Your Own Skin: 4 Tips For Feeling Good About Your Body
Common Carcinoma: 4 Types of Skin Cancer that Show Up All Too Often
Competent Care: How to Pay for High-Quality Medical Costs
Defeating Dietary Deficit: How to Combat a Nutrient Deficiency
Digging Deep: 5 Cleansing Techniques to Bring out Your Best Self
Easing the Aches: 5 Tips to Help You Live with Chronic Pain
Eating Disorders Can Be Hereditary—Don’t Miss These Early Signs
From Back Pain to Migraines: 4 Reasons Why Everything Hurts
From Little League To Big Injuries: A Parent’s Guide To Healthy Athletic Teens
Happy and Healthy: 4 Holistic Tips to Keep You in Great Shape
Healing Hands: 4 Less-Common Healthcare Degrees To Consider
Healing Hands: 4 Tips for Choosing a Healthcare Provider
Healthy and Happy: 4 Great Habits to Take Up This Summer
How Brushing and Flossing Daily Can Lower Your Risk of Heart Disease
How to Stay Safe During Outdoor Winter Workouts
In an Accident? A Few Tips to Help You Recover Quickly
Jekyll & Hyde: 3 Times You Should File For Divorce After The Honeymoon
Learning to Love Yourself: How to Overcome Poor Self-Image
Life with Kids: How to Handle the Inevitable Owies
Losing Your Lenses: 4 Fast Facts about Laser Eye Surgery
Managing Mental Health: 5 Tips for Dealing with Depression
Medical Pain Management: 4 Tips for Living with Chronic Pain
Mind Your Health: 4 Ways Your Diet Can Help Your Mental Health
Moving Forward: 5 Tips to Living with a Disability
Mr Cool: 3 Non-Surgical Approaches To Melting Your Lovehandles
Naturally Nutritious: 4 Ways to Get the Nutrients Your Body Needs
Not So Obvious: 4 Signs You May Be In An Abusive Relationship
Pain the Neck: 4 Ways to Manage Chronic Back Pain
please delete
Potential Practice: 4 Tips for the Budding Healthcare Professional
Pregnancy Problems? A Few Alternatives to Consider
Preparing for Pregnancy: 4 Tips for Women with a History of Complications
Preparing for Pregnancy: 9 Ways to Make These 9 Months Easier
Prioritizing PT: 4 Reasons Physical Therapy is Your Best Friend after an Injury
Promising Practice: 4 Tips for New Healthcare Practitioners
Reducing Wait Times: 5 Ways to Make Your ER More Efficient
Rest and Recovery: 4 Tips to Getting Back on Your Feet After a Major Accident
Rest and Relaxation: 4 Pointers for a Spectacular Getaway
Slipping Up: What to Do if You Are Injured on the Job
Speaking Up: Why You Should Always Report Injuries at Work
Spring Sneezes? A Few Health Tips for Seasonal Allergies
Starting a Practice? 5 Tech-Savvy Tips to Know Before Going Private
Straight and Shiny: A Short Guide to a Stunning Smile
Taking Back Your Life: How to Begin the Road to Recovery from Substance Abuse
Tech for Wellness: 4 Ways Technology is Improving Your Health
Terrific Toothcare: 5 Tips To Keep Your Pearly Whites Shining
The First Things You Should Do After Receiving a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
The Power to Choose: How to Begin Fighting an Addiction
The Right Play: 4 Tricks to a Quick Recovery From a Sports-Related Injury
Tough Teeth: How to Teach Your Toddler Good Oral Hygiene
Treat Yourself: A Short Guide to Help You on Your Road to Recovery
Troublesome Teeth: 5 Tips for Adults with Dental Dillemas
Under the Weather? A Short Guide to Improving Your Wellness
What Are the Benefits of Starting a HSA Account?
What to do if Your Baby is born with a Birth Injury
What You Can Do to Support a Spouse in Addiction Recovery
Wholesome Eating: 4 Ways to Get More Whole Foods in Your Diet
Why Boutique CROs Are Ideal for Running Your Clinical Trial
Winter Cold Got You Down? 4 Health Tips to Bring You Back Up
Workplace Woes: What to Do When You Fall on-the-Job
You're Not Overreacting: How Living With Chronic Pain Changes Your Life


Disclaimer and Terms. This article is the opinion of the author. WorldwideHealth.com makes no claims regarding this information. WorldwideHealth.com recommends that all medical conditions should be treated by a physician competent in treating that particular condition. WorldwideHealth.com takes no responsibility for customers choosing to treat themselves. Your use of this information is at your own risk. Your use of this information is governed by WWH terms and conditions.