Did you know that sharing your goals makes you more likely to achieve them? While sharing your wellness goals with someone you respect is a smart move, don’t stop at talking about your ambitions. Your local community is also full of resources that can help you achieve your health goals. Don’t know how to find your local resources? Don’t worry! These tools from GreeleyRec make it easy to connect with local resources for improving your physical, mental, and social well-being.
Resources at Your Fingertips
Get your technology game right in order to find and take advantage of the resources around you. Below is a list of resources to help you prepare, along with several sites to visit first.
Technology to the rescue! Learn about the different ways technology can boost your health.
Approximately 3.4 billion people use smartphones and tablets worldwide. While not a medical device or a replacement for a physician visit, smartphone apps can help people improve healthy behaviors and access useful health-related information more readily.
If you’ve recently picked up a smartwatch, you can accessorize this device with watch bands that will make you look awesome and protect your watch at the same time.
Health Apps to Add to Your Phone Today
With your compatible smartphone and data plan in place, check out the top health apps you should consider adding to your phone.
Mental Health Resources
Read up on ways to boost your mental health all day long, whether you’re at work, at home, or chasing the kiddos. Here are some resources to get you started.
You can help relieve stress from the daily grind right at home by creating the perfect relaxing experience for an at-home spa day.
If you’re curious about whether mindfulness apps can help you combat anxiety, sleep better, and hone your focus, here’s a great place to start.
If you’d like to schedule an appointment with a mental health specialist, you can do so quickly right from your smartphone or tablet.
Social Health Resources
Hectic schedules can often lead to us neglecting the social aspect of our health. Combat the issue by employing a few of these resources.
Through relationships, you learn to navigate the world: how to interact with others, express yourself, conduct healthy habits, and be a part of different communities. What’s more, positive social habits can help build support systems and stay healthier both mentally and physically.
Connect with others locally who share the same interests and hobbies as you.
The first step to finding a date online is choosing the best site or app. Explore a few of the most popular dating sites to decide which is best as a starting place for you.
Physical Health Resources
There are opportunities to improve our physical health all around us. Use the resources below to get to the gym, find a nearby farmer’s market and schedule a yearly check-up, to name a few. And if you struggle to stick to a physical health routine, don’t fret — Zenbusiness.com explains that it can take up to a month to build a new, healthy habit.
Fortunately, gyms are everywhere, which means it’s easier than ever to find one close by. Use the above link to learn more about Greeley Recreation memberships.
Take full advantage of the outdoors by finding a nearby park to explore. The fresh air and exercise will do a world of good.
Invest in your health by visiting a nearby farmers market to stock up on healthy foods.
Make the most of the groceries you purchase and the foods you prepare by focusing on these top 20 foods for a healthy gut.
Been a minute since your last dental visit? Hop online to find a dentist.
If it’s been over a year since your last physical, it’s time to schedule the next one. Schedule your next appointment easily from your smartphone.
Whether you’re looking to lose weight, expand your social network, or improve your mental health, there are local resources designed to help you achieve your goals. The next time you’re aiming to improve your health, take advantage of your community resources instead of keeping your goals to yourself. While taking the leap can be a little scary, you’ll be glad you reached out when you finally conquer your personal health goals.
November 17, 2021
Contributed by Jason Lewis, guest blogger
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