After the holidays have come and gone, some may begin to think about their hopes, dreams, and goals for the New Year. New Year’s resolutions are often about improving our health, fitness, relationships, and finances.
Would you like to:
Achieve all of these goals by making one simple change - change high-risk drinking choices to low-risk ones.
What do low-risk drinking choices look like? Limiting alcohol intake to:
How can low-risk drinking help you become healthier, more fit, and improve your relationships?
How can low-risk drinking put more money in your pocket?
Make low-risk drinking choices this New Year and see how your health, fitness, relationships, and finances improve.
The Substance Abuse Counseling Center (SACC) provides screening, assessment, prevention, skill-building, and referral services to help address substance misuse concerns.
More information and resources are available at usmc-mccs.org/substance.
Many people struggle with their relationships with food over the holidays, which creates additional stress related to social gatherings. Food concerns can be due to health-related issues, the need to remain within weight standards, or food allergies and special dietary needs. Enjoying food without feeling guilty or pressured during holiday social engagements by using tools that enhance nutrition mindfulness.
If you have a friend or family member who needs your support in changing a habit or behavior, try one of the following strategies for discussing the situation.
Mindfulness encompasses the ability to give attention to what is happening while it is happening. The holidays are a time for us to take a break from our day-to-day and focus on friends and family. The Health Promotion team suggests three easy tips to practice mindful nutrition over the holidays.