Happy 2018

Happy 2018

At Lake Balboa Care Center, we encourage everyone to make resolutions to improve personal health and wellness.

John Hopkins Medicine, a leading organization in global health and education, published a list, “6 New Year’s Resolutions for a Happy – and Healthy – 2018” with great suggestions besides the usual “Eat better. Exercise three times each week. Drink more water.”

Here are the recommendations that John Hopkins experts advise and additional resources for further reading if you’re thinking of adding them to your resolutions list:

1. Practice mindful eating to enjoy your food and prevent overeating.
Read more: https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/mindful-eating

2. Did you know changing your sleep environment can improve your quality of sleep?
Read more: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/healthy-sleep/_includes/Infographic_BedroomSleep.pdf

3. Being kind to your mental health by practicing gratitude.
Read more: https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/how_gratitude_changes_you_and_your_brain

4. It’s the little things that matter most! Take small steps to build a healthier you.

Read more: https://www.acefitness.org/education-and-resources/lifestyle/blog/6765/small-steps-to-increase-physical-activity

We hope we were able to give you some ideas to inspire change, and we wish you the best in 2018!