Simplicity is Key for Lasting Healthy Behaviours in 2016

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One week into the New Year and how are you feeling?

For many of us, the holidays represented a time with more opportunity to practice re-energizing, restful and reflective behaviours.  However, now that the holidays are behind us, we once again, find ourselves immersed in the ‘daily grind’, meaning for many, less time for self.

What are you doing to ensure that self-care remains a priority over the long-term?  Perhaps you’ve outlined several resolutions for the New Year?  Have you been successful in maintaining those so far?

I thought I would take this opportunity to share a few resources and articles I have discovered that outline strategies for successfully implementing and maintaining healthy behaviours:

89 Incredibly Simple Swaps That Could Change Your Life  

Greatist.com shares 89 “this for that’s,” so there are no excuses when it comes to making healthier choices.  Looking to incorporate more movement into your life?  There are several great ideas to do just that, among other behaviours, here.

19 tiny life changes you can make right now for a healthier year

Business Insider has compiled a list of relatively small changes you can make to your life right now, to start living healthier.

eaTracker.ca from Eat Right Ontario

Tools, tips, resources, recipes, and so much more relating to healthy eating, including instructions for how speak to a Registered Dietitian to discuss your nutritional goals, at no cost.

7 ways to jumpstart healthy change in your life

Harvard Health Publications shares in detail, seven steps to help shape your personal health plan.

And for those who have yet to see the article on UHN News on the UHN Corporate Intranet:

10 ways to wellness in 2016

A list of 10 programs and opportunities available through UHN Wellness to help you achieve and maintain your goals, leading to a year filled with good health and happiness.

I also encourage you to take a moment to view the video in the post below, for further insight into successfully achieving and maintaining New Year’s resolutions.

To a healthy 2016.

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