Our tag line at Community Chiropractic is “A Place to Grow a Better You.” All year long we help people to achieve their health goals. Your health affects everything you do and everyone you know. Your current health, energy level, flexibility and adaptability will influence your ability to achieve your goals. It can help or hinder your progress. Whether or not you have stuck with your resolutions, we want you to make 2010 a healthy and happy year for you and your family. Here are some websites to be your virtual support in your quest for a better you. .
If your goal is to get in shape : Trendy Traineo , which has been earning raves, provides all kinds of tools to help you track your eating and workout habits. If you want something simpler, the no-frills Calorie-Count offers many of the same tools and nutritional information, as well as a community of like-minded people to share experiences and answer questions.
Drink less alcohol: The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, part of the National Institutes of Health, is practical in its approach to getting people to drink less. Its online publication “How to Cut Down on Your Drinking” includes a step-by-step plan as well as sample worksheets to help you meet your goal. And if you falter and need a jolt, its calculators showing the caloric and monetary hit of your alcohol habit should do it.
Quit smoking: Having trouble kicking the cigarette habit? You just need some inspiration. That’s where Mary and Bob come in. They are longtime smokers who quit with the help of resources offered by the American Legacy Foundation, the anti-smoking group formed as part of a court settlement with cigarette makers. Although their names are fake, Mary and Bob are real people who kicked their addiction in 28 days, including a week’s preparation.
Reduce stress: Stressed out? The award-winning website of the Mayo Clinic, based in Rochester, Minn., can help. Its Stress Center is filled with articles and tools on how to cope with all kinds of stress, whether it’s from family relationships, work or diet. If you need regular reminders by e-mail, sign up for Pick Me Up Books’ free Daily Stress Tip.
Another great website with tips on health and wellness is Community Chiropractic’s! Pay us a visit!