Thinking about setting a goal or two for the year? The beginning of a new year is always a popular time for reflecting on the previous year and setting intentions and goals for the new one. Creating goals can help reduce your risk for developing chronic health conditions such as obesity, high blood pressure and heart disease. Some of the most common goals set in January over the last few years have included living healthier, personal development, weight loss and improving mental health.
However, the process of setting goals and reaching them has proven to be more challenging, especially at the beginning of the year.