A Three-Step Midsummer Resolution Makeover to Help You Reach Your Health Goals

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When summer comes around, it’s common for people to set health goals so that they’re feeling healthy and confident throughout these active months. But once midseason hits, you may have noticed that your goals didn’t stick. Many of us are left looking for a midsummer resolution makeover that serves as a plan of reality and not just another letdown.

To find success in reaching your health goals, the trick is setting goals that matter, digging deep into the root cause of your fallbacks in order to understand what’s holding you back, and creating an environment of predictable success.

Know that you can achieve anything you put your mind to, but there are a few little pointers that can make staying “on track” a bit easier.

  1. Create an Environment for Success

You need to create an environment for success that’s designed to make sure you can realistically stick to your healthy eating and lifestyle goals. How do you do this? Try these steps:

  1. Eat Your Vitamins (and Minerals)

Stay vibrant and energetic by eating nutrient-rich foods. Optimize your micronutrient consumption and absorption so that you’re feeling (and looking) your best. Here are some steps to ensure that you’re getting enough micronutrients in your diet:

  1. Overcome the Obstacles

Overcoming the things keeping you from reaching your healthy eating goals can feel like a major uphill battle. How do you reduce the risk of falling back on old, not-so-healthy habits?

It may be midsummer, but there’s no reason to lose the motivation you felt just a few months ago. Keep your head up, create a plan and choose success. Then thank your powerful body and mind for allowing it to happen.

Dr. Josh Axe, DC, DNM, CNS, is a doctor of chiropractic, doctor of natural medicine, clinical nutritionist and author with a passion to help people get well using food as medicine. He operates the No. 1 natural health website in the world at DrAxe.com, with more than 15 million unique visitors every month, and is co-founder of Ancient Nutrition, a health company that provides history’s healthiest whole-food nutrients to the modern world. He’s author of the books “Eat Dirt,” “Essential Oils: Ancient Medicine” and the just-released “Keto Diet: Your 30-Day Plan to Lose Weight, Balance Hormones, Boost Brain Health and Reverse Disease.”

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