With the new year comes new year's resolutions to do better: for our health, our headspace, and our well-being in general. While big behavioral changes and long-term goals may be challenging to implement, doing small things that take only a few minutes out of your day can help you feel better instantly, and can reinforce the development of good habits in the long run. Here are 23 pro tips on how to feel better right now.
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Stop for a moment and... do nothing
"Do nothing—I mean nothing," says health, fitness, and nutrition expert Joey Thurman. "Turn off all of your devices, phone, TV, and anything that can distract you. Now, close your eyes and simply focus on your breath, how your body feels, are you happy, are you sad? Open up your eyes after a few minutes. Guess what? You just mediated, reduced stress, and helped your mindset."