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29 Dec: Getting Healthy in 2018

It’s no secret. Getting healthy is one of the most (if not the most) commonly searched New Year’s resolution online. At this time of year, we’re assessing our weight, fitness, eating and sleeping habits, and more. Some of us, however, focus solely on weight loss, and although this isn’t inherently bad, it’s important to remember that “getting healthy” is more than a hyper-focus on weight loss. In fact, there are many practices that influence our weight loss and overall health. Sleep When your sleep is off, so is everything else. Of course, it’s dreamy to get at least 9 hours of sleep each night, but too much or too little sleep can actually be linked to weight gain. Not enough sleep, or oversleeping, can negatively impact how your body produces hormones, which control appetite and hunger. Not to mention, when you’re sleep deprived, you’re much more likely to skip workouts,…