However, if you’re afraid that this year’s list of good intentions may fall by the wayside, we’d like to equip you with some surefire tips to make sure this year’s list of resolutions are ones that will become actual lifestyle changes.
Although it is so tempting to use the holidays as an excuse to sit with propped feet, drinking eggnog, for an entire week, we encourage you to fit in at least a little bit of exercise in between baking sessions and board games.
It’s true – holiday stress happens. It’s inevitable when our once-routine days are suddenly filled with lists and shopping and high expectations and extra doses of family and friends and a ton of social engagements. What’s not inevitable, however, is letting stress negatively impact our minds and bodies.
Aside from feeling great and giving your body and mind a few seconds of pause and reprieve, stretching is actually necessary for proper muscle and joint health, especially as we age into the later “innings” of our lives. So when was the last time that YOU had a good seventh inning stretch?