The arrival of a new year shines a spotlight on goal setting. While setting resolutions is a breeze, the real challenge lies in achieving and maintaining them; only 19 percent of resolution setters sustain their goals after two years. So, rather than letting another resolution slip through the cracks, embrace a gentler approach to goal setting with these five-minute health actions.
Rise and shine
Your circadian rhythm—the internal clock that regulates your sleep-wake cycle—can become disorganized when you’re exposed to excessive artificial blue light, especially at night. This can lead to health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, cognitive impairment, premature aging, and more. To mitigate these risks, refrain from late-night screentime. To restore your circadian rhythm balance each morning, opt for at least five minutes of sunlight exposure by going outside soon after waking up.