It’s Not Too Late for New Year’s Resolutions

New Year's resolutionHow are you doing with your New Year’s resolution? If it hasn’t gone so well, don’t give up. You can reaffirm your commitment anytime throughout 2018. Maybe you’re starting to struggle? Losing motivation? If you really want to make your New Year’s Resolution stick, then stick with us! We can help you get there.

Most Popular New Year’s Resolutions

If you need help coming up with an idea, here are what are the most popular resolutions according to

  • Eat better
  • Exercise more
  • Self-care
  • Spend less money
  • Cut down on cigarettes/alcohol

If You Haven’t Yet Made a New Year’s Resolution…

It’s not too late! We know not everyone likes to make New Year’s resolutions, but it can be fun. We found some great ideas that have nothing to do with losing weight, such as:

  • Watch more movies directed by women
  • Schedule time to be bored
  • Do one thing that scares you – knowing you’ll be rejected
  • Say yes to everything for a month

You can also take up a healthy hobby, such as gardening.

Achieving Your Goals

You can achieve any goal you set for yourself if you follow these tips from the article “6 Ways to Make Your 2018 Resolutions Stick in the New Year.”

  • Make small goals
  • Be specific
  • Find a buddy
  • Safeguard your environment
  • Make it personal
  • Focus on progress

How 9Health Can Help You

If you’re not already following us on Facebook here’s why you should. First of all, every Tuesday at 11 a.m. we broadcast our Facebook Live show Health Happens. We cover a variety of motivating and informational topics, many of which have to do with losing weight because let’s face it, most health issues come from being overweight and poor nutrition. The best part, YOU can be involved with the show. It’s your chance to ask the experts your questions. This is how you can get the information you want to know.

Besides the weekly show, we’re also posting a great deal of content on Facebook that can be helpful information for achieving your goals and staying motivated. For instance, do you have the flu or a cold? Or how about how vigorous exercise might help slow Parkinson’s Disease (there’s that reason to exercise again!). Plus, how to know if the health information you’re reading is real or fake.

We can also send you the latest health news right to your inbox. Sign up for our monthly newsletter. Every month we cover a different health topic in depth. Topics include everything from “What Happens When You Develop Type 2 Diabetes” to preventing Alzheimer’s.

9Health eTools – Wherever and Whenever You Need Us, We’ll Be There

If your New Year’s Resolution is to lose weight, our 9Health eTools program may be just what you need to achieve your goals. Our digital platform is there with you wherever you go. It will help you make small, manageable lifestyle changes. The best part is, it comes with your own, personal health coach!

Currently, there are two programs. You’ll take an assessment to find out which is right for you. If you are identified as being in the prediabetes category, you will be sent to our ePrevent Diabetes program. This program is aimed specifically at preventing the development of Type 2 Diabetes. It is endorsed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

If you have a lower risk for developing diabetes, then the better program for you is our eWell program. Both programs come with access to your own certified lifestyle (health) coach.

Learning Your Numbers at Our Health Fairs

This is just another area where we can help you achieve your health goals in 2018. Usually by the spring, most people have abandoned their New Year’s Resolution. Don’t be like most people! Come to a 9Health Fair.

When you attend a 9Health Fair, you will have access to a wide variety of free or affordable health screenings. These screenings are so important for helping you achieve your goals. For instance, our blood chemistry screening is going to check for 28 different baseline levels, such as cholesterol and blood glucose just to name a couple. If either of these are high, you can make adjustments in your nutrition and increase your exercise, both of which will not only help address those issues, but most likely help you shed a few pounds too.

Plus, there’s that oh-so-important Height/Weight/Body Mass Index screening (for free). This is really going to let you so the progress you’ve made so far with your New Year’s Resolution and how far you might still have to go. This is better and more informative than simply weighing yourself on a scale.

So, no matter what your health goals are this year, 9Health has the tools you need to get you (or keep you) on track. Remember that health is a journey. Ask yourself, what can be possible if you take control of your health today?