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Stay on Track with Health & Fitness Goals for 2016

The beginning of a new year is a great time to reflect and make a plan for what you desire in the year ahead. However, less than 10% of people accomplish their New Year’s resolutions. So should you not make goals? On the contrary!

If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.

Set aside time to make a plan….AND then follow these incredibly valuable strategies in Dr. Jody Stanislaw's BE AWESOME formula. If you apply these simple tips, you will be successful at reaching your goals.

B is for Baby steps…Break down your new habits into easy baby steps you can take each day. Make sure they are specific. For example, if you want more joy and laughter (not specific), you could make the first Saturday of each month your night to see a funny movie (very specific action). If you want more free time (not specific), schedule a specific activity for yourself each week into your calendar or even just for 3 minutes each day at noon (very specific action).

E is for Expect imperfection…Fall down? No biggie. Just get back up. You won’t be perfect. That’s okay. Don’t let it derail you. Just get back on track. Live by the 80/20 rule…hitting 80% is the new A+.

A is for Accountability… It’s a proven fact that you will have a greater chance of reaching your goals if you have someone to be accountable to. Patients who work with me make positive changes they’ve tried to achieve on their own for years with no success, yet once they have me to be accountable to, their success soars. No matter how great the athlete, nobody makes it the Olympics without a coach. Being accountable is essential.

That's just the beginning! Come to Zenergy on Tuesday, February 9, at 5:30pm to learn the rest of Dr. Jod'ys BE AWESOME formula. Get help in making your healthy action plan for 2016!

Why is a doctor writing about goal setting? Because people who have goals and reach them are happier and healthier. So…what's your plan for  2016?

Dr. Jody Stanislaw received her degree from Bastyr University in Seattle, one of the best holistic medical schools in the country. She has an office in Ketchum, as well as works with patients located around the country over phone/Skype. She treats a wide range of today's most common healthy issues, including digestive disorders, seasonal allergies, anxiety/depression, high blood pressure or cholesterol, and more. To contact Dr. Stanislaw, visit or send an email to