Which Wellness Goals Are Realistic Targets For 2017?

Nobody is perfect, and we all have a list of things that we’d love to change about our bodies and general habits.

Spoiler alert: you aren’t ever going to look like Beyonce. But that doesn’t mean you can’t achieve significant upgrades to your appearance and lifestyle in 2017. The first step, however, is to prioritize your goals. You’re starting late but focus on the five aspects below, and you’ll be amazed at how great this year can still be.


Lose Weight

If losing weight is a target then it was probably your main objective back on 1 January. It is a daunting challenge, but you can achieve that goal.

Education is the key, and following the right plan will instantly give your hopes a serious boost. A ketogenic diet could be your secret weapon for success, or you may just need to find a new sporting hobby. Either way, remember that it’s a marathon and not a sprint. After a few months hard work, you should notice a big change.

Financial Security

Technically, financial security doesn’t impact your wellness. Then again, we all know that money worries are one of the most common forms of stress in today’s world.

Whether it’s a consolidation loan to clear debt, or researching the best balance transfer cards to secure a more appealing interest rate. Overcoming those various challenges will put you on the pathway to greater happiness. If nothing else, it will open up more doors when battling those other challenges also.

Quit Bad Habits

We all have bad habits, but you can escape yours. Serious issues like smoking may require substitutes like vaping. Meanwhile, others may need time with professionals. However, these aren’t the only issues you may want to target.

It could be something simple like biting your nails or swearing. The internet is packed with information and advice to help you while support groups of fellow sufferers can work wonders too. Ultimately, as long as you are committed, you can overcome that problem before the year is over.


Be More Social

Personal improvements are great, but human interaction is the key to greater joy and happiness. Even if you’re a busy person, it is possible to make more time for the special people in your life. It might simply require a better sense of time management.

Or maybe you just need to cut yourself away from the virtual fiends of social media to prioritize your friends and family. Either way, regaining control here with better organization will benefit other aspects of your world too. Best of all, you can see those rewards in next to no time.



Feel Confident

In truth, many of the above upgrades will help you become a more confident person. However, nothing makes you feel happier in your skin than a winning smile. So start taking better care of it immediately, and those benefits will soon be known.

Even if you believe that you need professional work done at some point, daily care is essential. Meanwhile, you should take a step back to accept some of your other flaws. After all, those imperfections are what make you so special. Love yourself, and others will soon follow suit.


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Aprill Coleman is an award-winning beauty, lifestyle and wellness blogger and freelance writer based in Jackson, Mississippi.

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