Baby steps to a healthier you

Sally complained to me, “I’m frustrated! Guidelines for healthy blood pressure and blood sugar have been lowered, while the recommended amount of daily exercise has been raised.” As a result, Sally was ready to surrender the fight for fitness.

Maybe you can relate. Well, before you throw in the towel, remember that improving your health is a journey, and baby steps can help—even the very small ones. Forget perfection and go for one goal at a time.

Consider adding an extra ten minutes to your exercise routine—or decide to add fruits and vegetables to one more meal. Master that change, than make another. Simple changes can positively impact your blood sugar, blood pressure, and begin improving your health.

If you’re ready to call it quits on trying to stay healthy, surrender that thought today—and keep moving ahead.

Sally did.

You can learn more about baby steps to a better you in my best-selling book, 10 Essentials of Happy, Healthy People: Becoming and staying highly healthy.

10 E's


Here are some of my other blogs on the topic:


© Copyright WLL, INC. 2013. This blog provides a wide variety of general health information only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from your regular physician. If you are concerned about your health, take what you learn from this blog and meet with your personal doctor to discuss your concerns.

Enter your email to subscribe to Dr. Walt's blogs.

You have successfully subscribed to the newsletter

There was an error while trying to send your request. Please try again.

Dr. Walt Larimore will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing.