As the New Year kicks off, it’s easy to get excited—and overwhelmed—by the new promises and commitments that’ll make 2016 your best year yet. Want to lose a couple pounds (the healthy way) or read The New Yorker cover to cover every month? Go for it!
But as you set these intentions for yourself, don’t forget to acknowledge the awesome stuff you’re already doing for your health and happiness. The 10 healthy habits below rarely get much recognition, but they are so worth celebrating. And better yet: They’re the building blocks for your new resolutions.
1. You fit in exercise.
There’s a reason gyms are always jam-packed come January 2, and that’s because getting fit AF is at the top of just about every must-do list. The good news? You may not realize it, but you’re already working toward your fitness goals every time you walk to work, take your pup for a stroll, or go out for a night of dancing . Heck, even everyday activities like grocery shopping or cleaning your house can be a form of exercise.
Amp it up: Take what personal trainer Stacy Berman, founder of Stacy’s Bootcamp and The System by Stacy, calls …