Make it convenient
Nils Z/Shutterstock Toral Patel, MD, MS, FAAD, a leading dermatologist in Chicago, says her top New Year’s resolution is to hydrate herself. “I keep a 1-liter bottle of water on my desk at work, and I make sure it’s empty before I leave for the day—any water I drink after that is a bonus,” she says. “So far this has been a great way for me to keep my resolution, and I definitely feel better—and less hungry.” Find out more tricks for keeping your resolutions.
Take it social
matimix/Shutterstock After taking a couple years off, Risheet Patel, MD, a family physician located in Indiana, says his goal is to run a half-marathon. “As I get back into training, I plan on sharing my experience on social media to help motivate my patients to achieve their fitness goals as well.”