Happy New You!

New Year’s resolutions are the perfect opportunity for all those who have failed to start making the changes that they said they would make next Monday, next week or next month and it never came.

If you are looking for effective ways of changing your life for the better, then you’ll be sure to find some useful information here. But first of all, try to concentrate on YOURSELF and create your happy life. If you are satisfied with yourself, you can reach your goals easier.

Here are some New Year’s resolution ideas:

1.)Get in shape. Of course, this is the first resolution for the most of us. It’s easy enough to start an exercise and diet program, but the trick is to find a decent one that will give you steady results and will be easy to stick to in the long run.

Check out our Health/Wellness coloumn for great fitness tips or e-mail the Body ‘n’ Soul Wellness Academy to get exclusive nutrition and fitness plan: www.bnswellness.com, info@bnswellness.com.

2.)Start eating healthier food. This is usually an extension of the previous resolution. Switching to a healthier diet can be incredibly tricky when we are surrounded by cheap junk food. However, with a good amount of determination and some basic tips you can slowly develop healthier eating habits.

Our Editor-In-Chief, Marianna Jackson is an excellent Nutritionist as well. Write to her if you need a unique   nutrition program: info@americanhungarianjournal.com

3.)Meet new people. When we get stuck in a rut, we usually end up staying at home most of the time, missing out on a lot of interesting opportunities for networking and having fun. Meeting new people can be beneficial to your mental well-being, don’t be afraid of making new friends.

4.)Become more confident and take some changes. A good dose of self-confidence will help you lead a much happier life overall. Don’t hesitate to get some input on ways to boost your confidence.

5.)Reduce stress. Stress is one of the biggest killers out there, and it can have a very destructive effect on your relationships as well as your health. Find a new hobby, learn a new language, go for a walk in the nearest park, find your “my time”. Find joy in the little things and not to let problems bring you down.

6.)Get more quality sleep. Living our life with TV’s, computers, smartphones, tablets give us hard time to get enough sleep at night. You should be sleeping for at least 7 hours of sleep a night.

7.)Learn how to dress with style. The way you dress can say a lot about you, and wearing the right clothes can make you seem powerful and confident, which in turn can help you land a job, or a new business, get promoted, and catch the eye of a lovely guy or girl. No matter if you’re male or female, know the dresscode and live with style.

8.) Get out of debt and start saving money. You can’t really move forward in life if you are weighed down by debt. The road to financial freedom is a rocky one, but it is definitely manageable with a bit of planning and self-restraint.  Increase your income if possible. Take on extra work where available, volunteer for overtime, or find a second job. Most people don’t want to hear that, but if you seriously want to eliminate debt, sacrifice is necessary. The extra effort will pay off, literally. Once you have your debt under control, it’s time to start putting some money aside.

9.) Get more organized. It doesn’t matter how much time you have on your hands if you can’t manage it properly – you’ll just spend most of the day running around aimlessly. When you get organized there will suddenly be more time to spare and things will start falling into place.

10.) See your doctor more often: Staying healthy should be your top priority, but many people seem frighten of doctors and don’t go to the hospital nearly as often as they should, often waiting for their condition to significantly worsen. Regular checkups are a must, no matter how healthy you feel at the moment!

Make some long term changes in your life! Stay healthy and don’t be afraid to live happy!

Happy New Year!

Marianna Jackson/ Las Vegas, NV