January 2018

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Health Capsule

Become Your Healthiest Self

Make better health your resolution all year round. You can learn simple ways to prevent disease and improve your relationships, emotional well-being, physical health, and surroundings.

Check out NIH’s “Your Healthiest Self: Wellness Toolkits” for science-based health tips in five different areas. Each area has checklists of tips you can print for yourself or share with others. The wellness toolkits also link to dozens of NIH resources, fact sheets, and articles for more information.

For example, find out how to limit your exposure to harmful substances in your home. Get advice for managing stress and adapting to change. Or learn how friends and family can help you gain better health habits.

Good health means more than preventing and treating disease. It also means striving for well-being in all areas of your life. Small changes can add up fast. Find ways to start becoming your healthiest self.