Its Time to Rethink New Years Resolutions

Lots of people make them; few keep them. All too often, goals become overwhelming as people attempt to go from 0 to 60 in a very short period of time. And when that happens, many hit the brakes and abandon their resolutions.

This year, what if the focus is on a New Years revolution a change in the way you approach life? Rather than setting big, seemingly unattainable goals, focus on creating and maintaining healthy habits that will stay with you and your family throughout 2013 and beyond. Slowly work new lifestyle choices into your routine, and build upon them as the year goes. Set weekly or monthly mini-goals, and celebrate the little victories along the way.

Here’s the key: Big change starts with small steps. The following articles offer some ideas for getting started, from joining a weekly fitness group and adding basic, healthful groceries to your weekly list to working simple habits into your family’s routine.

So take it one healthy habit at a time, and make 2013 the year of your revolution!