Many of us make health-related resolutions, such as to lose weight, stop smoking or join the neighborhood health club. While it is common to set lofty goals, experts say that setting smaller goals could do more for our health.
“Small steps are achievable and are easier to fit into your daily routine,” says James O. Hall, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Human Nutrition at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. “They are less overwhelming than a big, sudden change.”
Here are 10 to try:
1. Gaining Weight
Stop gaining weight. Even if you gain just a pound or two every year, the extra weight adds up quickly.