Advance Physical & Aquatic Therapy

WE ARE HOSTING A NUTRITIONSEMINAR Without proper nutrition, the body can have a difficult time supporting your lifestyle, managing pain and even inhibit healing. Join Janelle Lacey, RD, LDN for a discussion on the principles of nutrition and tips on how to make your food work for you. This will be the first session of our monthly health empowerment program and you won’t want to miss it.

Say no to diets in 2019 and beyond. Say yes to real, lasting change that enables you to live freely. We’ll meet in the clinic at 10am on February 2– Hope to see you there! Please call: 610-544-8500 or email: aide@advanceaquaticpt.com to register. We only have 20 spots available for this event so please reserve your spot ASAP!

How toApproach a NewYear’s Resolution

Focus on Process, Not Results. Don’t focus on a result, with no identification of a process for how to get there. Intensely focusing on results paradoxically makes us less likely to achieve them. Instead of focusing on “losing 10 pounds,” try focusing on going for walks or eating healthy salads for lunch — you will probably end up losing some weight in the process. And you’ll probably enjoy the journey a lot more. The focus of our resolution should be the process — the infinite present moments in which transformation will occur — rather than the single instance of its attainment.

Consider Resolution Alternatives. If the pressure of New Year’s Resolutions is too much, consider a few alternative ways to set your intentions for the upcoming year: Make a Vision Board: A vision board compiles images that represent what you want for yourself in the upcoming year. It’s a great way to have a visual reminder of your intentions. Choose a Word of the Year: Many people have embraced the trend of choosing a word for the year — like breathe, trust, dance, fly — that encapsulates the feelings, attitudes, and

behaviors they desire in the year ahead.This word can guide your choices and actions — instead of setting firm expectations for yourself, you can ask if a particular behavior aligns with your word and your intentions. Ultimately, New Year’s Resolutions are about growth and improvement. They are about bringing health and joy and ease into our lives. With mindfulness we can bring awareness to our habits and hold ourselves with compassion and kindness as we seek meaningful transformation.

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