Two months of working toward the same goal can get a little, well… boring. “Once the novelty of a change wears off, it is tempting to slip back into old patterns,” says Sharon Richter, RD., a dietitian in New York City. Maintain your good habits by making a few tweaks to your routine, which, over time, will add up to significant results.
Resolution: Get More Sleep
Unplug in the evening. According to a National Sleep Foundation (NSF) survey, 95% of people use an electronic device, such as a computer, just before bedtime. But that can cause you to toss and turn, says Russel Rosenberg, Ph.D., NSF Chairman and director of the Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine. The bright light from the screen delays the release of melatonin, a sleep-promoting hormone. To snooze more soundly, switch off technology and try dimming the lights an hour before you aim to sleep.