January Well-Being Tips

Posted: January 15, 2021 | Category: Well-Being Tips

  • How to get motivated when you just don’t feel like exercising – Only 27% of men are getting enough exercise! Here are ideas about incorporating exercise into your routine and life, so it doesn’t feel like a chore. As we’re now into the thick of winter and still quarantining, it’s important to stay physically active.
  • How is your flow? – Have you ever become so absorbed in an enjoyable activity that you’ve forgotten what time it is or where you are? If you’ve had this feeling, you’ve experienced “flow.” This and the practice of mindfulness can be especially beneficial for coping with difficult situations according to studies.
  • Try this 3-minute mindfulness meditation led by Susan Wiley, MD, who helped establish the mindfulness programs at LVHN. You can do this anytime and it may help you relax and relieve stress.
  • Start small to make a major impact – When that one little frustration – a flickering light, leaky plumbing, missing equipment – goes unaddressed for too long, it can quickly become the “last straw.”