Do you belong to the group who hasn’t thought of a New Year’s resolution yet? How about choosing one of the options below, compiled by researchers at University at Buffalo?
- TAKE CARE OF A LOVED ONE. Research shows that helping sick family members can reduce stress and anxiety.
- LOOSE THOSE POUNDS: believe it or not, but losing a few pounds may help you survive a car crash. Moderately obese drivers are more likely to die in a severe car crash.
- PREVENT KIDS FROM OVEREATING: kids involved with friends prevents overeating. Research shows that childhood friendships can be a substitute for food and therefore help stem obesity in children.
- GO TO BED EARLY: Seven hours of sleep may decrease the risk of developing diabetes.
- DON’T GIVE UP HOPE WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH: Researchers found that adverse life experiences appear to make us more resilient and adaptable to stress.
- CONSUME MORE SOY: Soy products are associated with a reduced risk of developing invasive breast tumors.
- ENCOURAGE YOUR KIDS TO WALK TO SCHOOL: a morning walk can help curb stress-related spikes in heart rate and blood pressure in children.
- PAY YOUR GROCERIES WITH CASH: people who buy groceries with credit cards are more likely to load up on unhealthy food.
Now, after reading the positive outcomes; do you feel more motivated to find a New Year Resolution and actually stick to it? Or do you have another much better New Year Resolution? Comment, and share it with us!!No New Year Resolution Yet? How about any of these?