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10 Healthy New Year Resolutions For Those With Chronic Pain

2015 is almost over...and that being the case, many are making resolutions for the upcoming New Year.  Many of us make promises to ourselves, but can't seem to stick to it for too long.  Sometimes our goals are too lofty, or maybe we try to make too many resolutions at one time.




So, today I thought I would suggest ten things that would be beneficial to most people in the chronic pain world.  It's best to start small and work your way up as you go along.  Which one of these is most do-able for you?  If you find one that you can use as a starting point, that's really great!

1) Smoking Cessation

2) Dietary modifications (click link for example of this)

3) Exercise regimen

4) Weight loss

5) Meditation

6) Pace yourself

7) Improve sleep habits

8) Try a new alternative or complementary pain management practice

9) Occupational therapy can help... (not limited to carpal tunnel syndrome...other pain issues may benefit!

10) Join a support group


Happy New Year to ALL!

(Sources: Everyday Pain Management Ideas; Pixabay)

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