Focus your resolution on lifestyle improvement, not outcomes

It’s the season for new beginnings and resolutions. If you’re tempted to ring in the new year with a resolution to improve your health, Dr. John Foreyt, professor of medicine and director of the Behavioral Medicine Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine, suggests attainable goals to maintain a healthy lifestyle:

Sleep eight hours every night, Eat breakfast, Pay close attention to what you eat, Weigh yourself every day or at least once a week, Get a move on, Seek support, Don’t give up

3 thoughts on “Focus your resolution on lifestyle improvement, not outcomes

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  3. Beginning 2014 with a balanced lifestyle is quite a challenged, but it’s really time to set goals for the future as well. We can help ourselves by setting our priorities right and taking good care of our health. Most people don’t succeed in the long run because they don’t have the support and/or motivation to do it alone. Once we establish a healthy habits and lifestyle, the rest will be that much easier.

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