New Year, New You: Tips on Keeping Your Resolutions
Posted by: Alexander Ward on: January 31, 2017 | Print This Page
The following article contains contributions from ICTR researchers Kimberly Gudzune, M.D., M.P.H., and Robin Frutchey, M.A., L.P.C.P.
The new year inevitably leads us all down the road to goal setting and resolution promising our way into a new and healthier way of living. But starting a healthy lifestyle can be a challenge, and sticking to your resolutions can prove to be even more difficult. Now that we are at the end of January, many people may be losing their motivation. Our experts, available for interview, can provide some insight on how to successfully start and maintain a healthy lifestyle, including advice on how to kick off the transition to a healthier you, pick the right diet and select strategies that actually help you keep the promises you’ve made.
Meet the experts:
Rich Safeer, M.D.
Making changes to start a healthy lifestyle is a big step. There is a lot of thought and planning that goes into transforming your life, but where do you start? Is it simply changing up your diet, quitting some bad habits or taking up exercise? From eating better to making sure you take care of your mental health, Richard Safeer, M.D., medical director of employee health and wellness for Johns Hopkins HealthCare, offers some tips on how to successfully lead a healthier lifestyle.
Kimberly Gudzune, M.D., M.P.H.
Dieting can be tricky. What works for one person may not work for another. We also are constantly bombarded with the newest dieting fads and programs, and it is hard to keep track. What is safe when it comes to dieting? Is there a particular diet that works best? Kimberly Gudzune, M.D., M.P.H., can provide insight on healthy dieting.
Robin Frutchey, M.A., L.P.C.P.
Thinking of resolutions is an easy task, but actually keeping up and following through with them is much harder. It’s usually easy in the beginning, but then the motivation starts to wear off. Are there better ways to set your goals and stick to them? Robin Frutchey, M.A., L.P.C.P., provides some advice on how to keep your resolutions.
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