Health worth tips. Could this 30-second help hack, alter your attitude, improve your focus and welcome back to off-label veterinary news, your source for commentary on animals, medicine and practice life? Please, do me a huge favor and hit that subscribe button. Well, it’s close in time for another year and another decade is in the books as we write a new chapter in our lives. Many of us will reflect on how we can make the next year and the next decade our best.
Yet I’ve been practicing goal planning, especially each New
Year’s Day for my entire adult life. One of my earliest YouTube videos way back
in January. 4Th 2009 was about goal-setting and creating a plan to improve
fitness and health. Besides improving your diet exercising more frequently and
efficiently and getting more restorative sleep, your mental well-being should
Many studies prove that daily gratitude practices can
enhance your relationships, improve your empathy and decrease aggression, boost
self-esteem and increase mental strength. These fortify your mental well-being,
allowing you to better deal with daily stresses and overcome adversity. I’ve
practiced a variety of gratitude techniques over the past 30 years, but the one
I keep returning to is the one I stumbled upon during college. Before we had
terms such as gratitude practice back, then it was called start your day with a
Today. I call it tilting toward optimism and I’ve talked about it many times on our weekly podcast, the veterinary viewfinder. As you start the new year, I encourage you to try this simple and highly effective gratitude practice for yourself.