The new year is almost here, which means it’s time to start planning how to make 2020 the best year yet. Don’t overwhelm yourself with huge undertakings that will stress more than inspire. The key to making a change is incorporating simple habits that will add up to a healthier and happier you.
1. Eat Healthier
A subscription meal service plan like Hello Fresh is an easy way to limit the impulse to order out. The package is sent right to your apartment building so there are no extra trips to be made. The Silver Spring area also has a variety of grocery stores like Giant, Whole Foods, and Snider’s Super Foods. If you don’t have the time to cook at home, then order from a healthy local place like Sweetgreen.
2. Structure Your Day
People love remote work because it gives them the convenience and comfort of being at home, but too much flexibility can be detrimental to your productivity. Just as you have a set space, set regular hours to prevent work spilling into dinner or other times you would like to be unplugged. Communicate with your team about what times you will be online and keep it consistent so your co-workers know when you are available.
3. Get More Active
The area has great local fitness options to keep you moving in new and fun ways. The White Oak Community Recreation Center offers sports and fitness classes that include Tai Chi, Yoga, Pilates, and much more. If you’d rather join a local gym, Planet Fitness White Oak is open 24 hours so you can work out whenever fits your schedule. Each is equipped to adapt to all mobility levels. And remember – something as simple as outside for fresh air can do wonders for the mind and spirit.
4. Declutter and Donate
Your environment has a big effect on your mood and well-being. Start 2020 with a refreshed space that will have room for all the new things coming your way. For extra inspiration, consider streaming “Tidying Up” with Marie Kundo on Netflix. Towels and linens you no longer want can be donated to animal shelters like the Montgomery County Humane Society. Clothes and other items that are in good condition can be dropped off and in some cases picked up by the Salvation Army in Takoma Park.
Focus on starting simple healthy habits this year that will add up to big gains. Looking to make a move to the Silver Spring, Maryland area? Consider the Yorkshire Apartment Homes or Montgomery Paint Branch Apartment Homes, both are great options for your next cozy home. With a large selection of floor plans available at each property, there is a layout to fit everyone’s needs!
The White Oak communities are professionally managed by Grady Management, Inc. Learn more about Grady Management on the official website or Facebook page. While all White Oak communities are located close to Silver Spring, they each provide their own unique and quality apartment features and community amenities to fit the specific needs of the resident and provide the best of the best in apartment living.