It’s the new year & now is the perfect time to start implementing more healthy lifestyle choices. The first thing that comes to mind when people think of new year goals is to lose weight or completely transform your body. The issue with most people’s new year goals is that they make them too big, & when they do not see the results,  or they want to look at they become uninspired & start to give up. AFC Urgent Care Worcester is here to tell you that there is no shame in setting smaller goals for yourself that you know you can definitely reach. Small goals turn into significant achievements; do you think a bodybuilder tried to become as big as they did at first? Of course not it is through small goals & accomplishments that they grew more & more, each time surpassing themselves. We have a list here of some attainable goals you should try in the new year!

Have cleaner surroundings

This may sound silly, but if you have gotten in the habit of always leaving your clothes in the floor or not making your bed in the morning, you may be in the practice of still being in a messy surrounding. If you take the extra 5 minutes out of your day to lean your surroundings, you should feel a sense of peace & accomplishment. Always being surrounded by a mess, even if you think it doesn’t affect you can cause you a lot of stress by always looking at unfinished work that needs to be done. Sitting in a room that is clean & smells good will give you satisfaction & will motivate you to do other things!

Improve your mood & concentration

Something that we often put to the side for the sake of our jobs & social life is our mental health. Mental; health is critical to our well being & we have to make it up ourselves to give ourselves something that we enjoy or indeed make us happy.  A change in diet can also add to the way we feel through the day & could make us feel better & start to concentrate more. Concentration may be leaving you if you think unamused & not being focused can be discouraged. Instead of taking medicine just try to make a conscious effort along with some new meditation techniques & your concentration may be able to get back to you in no time!

Challenge yourself

When challenging yourself, you don’t have to do any drastic like jumping out of a plane or cliff diving, unless you want too. But you can make smaller changes that will add to the positivity of your lifestyle. For example, if you are scared of interacting with people in a social setting, try to make more friends or go out more! Little changes can lead to a significant difference in your life in the right direction!