No matter what your goals are, they’re usually made easier when you do them with someone else. That’s definitely true of building healthy lifestyle habits.

That’s why during Family Wellness Month this May, our team at AFC Urgent Care Ooltewah wants you to consider making a healthy lifestyle a family affair.

What Does My Family Need to Do to Be Healthy?

There are a number of components that go into living a healthier lifestyle. It can be easy to feel overwhelmed.

But small changes can have a big impact, so start with the basics—eat a balanced diet, get regular physical activity and prioritize sleep. Make one change at a time to ensure you’re setting your family up for success.

Benefits of Being a Healthy Family

  • Healthier communication
  • Strong moral character
  • Improved physical health
  • Better confidence

Where Do We Start When Trying to Be Healthier?

The hardest part of becoming the healthiest version of yourself is just starting in the first place.

Therefore, congratulations on making the first, powerful step toward a healthier family. Now, all you need to do is to make sure you are making your health a priority every day.

Establish Healthier Habits

  • Get at least seven to nine hours of sleep every night.
  • Eat healthier foods including fresh fruits and veggies.
  • Exercise regularly most days of the week.
  • Get out and active as a family on a hike or bike ride.
  • Create consistent bedtimes and wake times for the entire family.

When was the last time you and loved ones had an annual wellness exam? Stop by AFC Urgent Care Ooltewah today—no appointment is necessary.