* New year, new beginnings
* 5 ways to a more healthy, happier you in 2018
* From fitness trackers to cooking classes
In just a few short days, we’ll be kissing 2017 goodbye. If you’re looking to set new goals to ring in the new year with purpose and productivity, you’re in luck. We’ve compiled 5 ways to better your life in 2018 to unleash a more happy, healthier you.
1. Get a Gym Membership
Let’s start 2018 with a bang or in this case, a gym membership. Sweat off the holiday ham, sugar cookies and cocktails with a membership to 24 Hour Fitness. With 420+ clubs nationwide, you can choose a membership that fits your lifestyle and needs. 24 Hour Fitness has plenty of training programs across various levels and types, so grab a friend and get sweating.
2. Take a Cooking Class
Have you always wanted to learn how to cook with a crock pot? Or maybe you’re looking to fine-tune your Asian dishes? With hundreds of classes to choose from across a diverse range of cuisines, Udemy offers fun and engaging online courses from experts so you can awaken your inner chef — all in the comfort of your own kitchen.
3. Try Meditation
Many will agree, 2017 was…well, a challenge. Take a deep breath and ring in 2018 with a calm spirit and balanced mind thanks to Yesena Chavan’s “Meditation for Beginners” book. This peace and happiness-promoting book is great for beginners as it offers an easy-to-follow step-by-step writing style to walk you through everything you need to know about meditation as well how it works and how you can incorporate this into your everyday routine.
4. Take a Class Online
Got a few hours to spare each week? Why not take an online class and teach yourself a thing or two about determination and optimism. “The Build and Boost Self Confidence: Discover Your Strength” course on Udemy is about discovering lost faith and restoring self confidence that we so easily lose track of during our pursuit of professional and personal endeavors. You can explore a wide range of other personal development courses on Udemy here.
5. Invest in a Fitness Tracker
Make every step count in 2018. Investing in a fitness tracker will help maximize your workouts, track calories while monitoring your day-to-day activities like sleeping, calls and texts. The Fitbit Charge 2 does all that and more.
It offers a comprehensive snapshot of your all-day activities and continuously tracks your heart rate and cardio fitness level. It even detects when you’re in need of a moment of calm and offers guided breathing sessions to get you through the day. The Fitbit Charge 2 comes complete in a sleek and stylish package that’s designed to motivate you everyday with every step you take.[caption id="attachment_98257" align="aligncenter" width="232"] Image courtesy of Amazon[/caption]