Did you know only 8 percent of people achieve their New Year’s resolutions?
Researchers have found that yearlong goals are too long to really be successful. Those who set smaller goals are actually more likely to accomplish them. So how do you go about setting goals when it comes to health? With such a large, overarching category, setting health goals can pose challenging.
Quick Tips for Goal Setting
First and foremost, here are some quick tips on how to successfully set goals:
- Set goals that are specific
- Be passionate about your goals
- Track your progress
- Align short-term goals with long-term goals
- Get accountability
- Revise, Practice, Revise!
Don’t leave your health out when setting goals! If you deal with stress, insomnia, irritability, migraines, or feel that your body is out of sync, consider massage therapy!
How Including More Massage Therapy Can Improve Your Health
If you are looking to be healthier in 2020, adding a body massage to your resolution is essential. Massage has many health benefits, including:
- Boosting immunity
- Reducing stress
- Lowering blood pressure
- Improving the quality of sleep
- Faster healing
- Reducing anxiety and depression
- Promoting relaxation
- Regulating blood pressure
From helping athletes improve their performance, to managing stress and being more productive, massage can help you work toward all types of goals and resolutions. Massage therapists like Angie at Chante Massage who are versed in other modalities, such as Shirodhara and Acupressure, can also use these techniques in addition to your massage to promote healing, wellness, and health.
Make A Lifestyle Change with Massage Therapy
The best way to add massage into your life is to do it as regularly as possible for your lifestyle. To truly reap the benefits of massage, you need to be getting one more than once a year, even if that means quarterly, monthly, or bi-weekly. Once you start to enjoy massage sessions regularly, then you really begin to see major changes in your body, mind, and mood.
Don’t miss out in the new year at your chance to be a happier healthier you by introducing massage into your routine and your budget. You are worth investing in. And don’t consider this a New Year’s resolution that quickly fades, but a lifestyle change.