Instead of New Year new you, how about New Year, BETTER you?

Making New Year’s resolution is one thing, but actually sticking to them all year can be a little difficult with the hustle and bustle of life.

But making a promise to yourself and sticking with it can be a very rewarding experience, that’s why we have come up with a list of resolutions that will make going into 2016 an easy and more healthy experience for you and your family! Check out these easy resolutions below:

Get more rest!

Sleep is often overlooked when it comes to health and happiness. Sleepfoundation.org suggests that the average person get 7-8 hours of sleep a night to live a truly healthy lifestyle. Make a resolution to head to bed an extra hour early or cut down on Netflix binging so you can head to bead earlier. This is one resolution that your body will love!

Grow your own fruits and veggies.

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There is nothing quite like the taste of fresh fruits and veggies — and the health benefits alone are worth it. Why not block off a Saturday and build your own garden for a healthy kick into the New Year? A garden of your own is fun for the whole family and imagine what wonderful memories you will make planting your families favorite fruits and veggies and watching them grow! Check out this link on how to build an easy garden for 2016.

Turn off your phone during events or family gatherings.

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It may seem like an impossible feat, but turning off your cell phone can be very refreshing experience! Not only will you not be distracted about what is happening digitally, but you will also be more in tune to the people around you – and believe us – they will appreciate and notice! And hey, you may even start a “power off” trend in your family! What’s better than more quality, disconnected family time?

You may have a few slip ups here and there, but don’t give up when it comes to New Year’s resolution. Keep your eyes on the prize and you my find you will be the happiest you’ve ever been with your new, 2016 self!

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