Happy New Year!
As a wellness advocate, I would be remiss if I did not offer my vision for personal wellness for ALL in 2015, so here goes…
I will move my body more.
I will enjoy my body more.
I will spend more time outside.
I will drink more water.
I will eat more fruits and vegetables.
I will enjoy the food I eat more.
I will appreciate my job more.
I will appreciate my family more.
I will focus more on the positive in myself, in my family, in my community and at work instead of complaining about what I can’t control.
I will build people up instead of tearing them down.
I will spend more time with friends raving, not ranting.
I will talk more about what I do like and less about what I don’t.
I will daydream more.
I will take time to meditate every day even if it means just focusing on my breath for 15 minutes.
I will be more “in the moment” when I’m getting ready, when I’m driving, when I’m in a meeting, when I’m making dinner.
I will do more of what I enjoy…reading, painting, playing soccer, growing petunias.
I will do less racing and more relaxing.
I will choose optimism over pessimism.
I will write these affirmations, and I will live what I write. I will refer to them every day and remember why I wrote them. I will be a beacon of light (or at least strive for a faint glow).
I will not be hard on myself when I eat chips or forget to meditate. Instead I will embrace every day as a new year and begin again.
Read here how to implement each of these. And come back each week for specifics on improving wellness, both professionally and personally.
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