Healthy Habits

A New Season

Summer is a great time to jump-start healthy habits. It is a time of being outdoors, summer adventures, and family fun. We all want to look great, feel invigorated, and take steps to be healthier. Changing behaviors is easier said than done, but building healthy habits is worth it.

Check in with yourself and your loved ones.  The past few years have been difficult for all and extremely difficult for some. Many of us have developed new habits, both good and bad.

Take time to reflect on where you are now and where you’d like to be. Which habits you’d like to continue and grow and which habits you might want to pull back or drop entirely.  It’s time to live your best life! 

What habits have you developed recently?

Check in with yourself:

  • Am I eating more often?
  • What kinds of foods am I eating?
  • Am I drinking alcohol more?
  • Am I exercising? As often?
  • Am I spending quality time with my family?
  • Am I spending too much time online?
  • Am I vaping? More? Around others?

What habits can I develop?

  • Can I start exercising?
  • Can I start reading a book?
  • Can I start a family game night?
  • Can I learn new recipes?
  • Can I take a daily walk?
  • Can I check in on a friend by phone?


If you or someone you care about are developing unhealthy habits, here are some resources to check out:

Rethinking Drinking →Help with Addiction →Coping During Coronavirus →Vaping FactCheck →Cannabis and Teen Health →Opioid Resources →

Share with someone you care about:

While at home together, take time to talk with your children about healthy choices.

Tips for Talking With Your Kids →