With the excitement of the New Year, replete with resolutions, I wanted to provide a list of random things you can do to improve your health. Perhaps this will give you some ideas with which you can take your first step.

Eat cold water fish.

Walk the stairs.

Choose salad.

Avoid red meat.

Play kickball.

Wear your seatbelt.

Drink water instead of soda.

Play with your family.

Take time for your spirit.

Each day, picture what your obituary would say. Is it what you would like to see?
If not, change it.

Eat a big green apple with 12 almonds.

Go fly a kite. Really.

Walk instead of drive.

Floss your teeth every day.

Bike instead of walk.

Eat a salad.

Chop vegetables.

Ride a bike.

Tell someone you love them.

Help someone who needs it.

Help someone who needs it, anonymously.

Smile with stars in your eyes when your kids walk in the room. ** Repeat,
liberally, no matter what they have done.

Empty your cupboards of "fake food".

Learn your BMI.

Get a set of smaller plates to eat from.

Eat spinach and make a "Popeye" face.

Roll on the floor with a child. If you can't, do some coloring with a child.

Ask an older person to "race you" and try hard, but let them win.

Take time each day to honor your spiritual self: pray, meditate or hang with a tree.

Try something new.

Plan your restaurant dinner before you leave home.

Eat turmeric.

Use the first stall in a public restroom.

Decrease inflammation by ingesting omega 3 fatty acids.

Use ice in groin or axilla for fever instead of a medication.

Establish or practice a ritual.

Trace the face of your love with your finger and do it like you mean it.

Call your grade school teacher and thank them for teaching you to read.

Try quinoa, tofu or some other healthy food you haven't eaten before. If you are scared, find a great vegetarian restaurant and ask for a suggestion for newbies.

Take a trip.

Stay home.

Shop for locally grown foods.

Order an appetizer and a salad as your meal in a restaurant.

Remove the glasses, utensils, etc. in your home that have BPA in them.

Exercise your brain each day, too.

Move your alarm clock farther away from your head (10 feet, if possible).

Use your speaker phone instead of your earpiece.

Invent an earpiece that doesn't emit radiation.

Plan a garden.

Plant herbs in your kitchen to use for dinner.

Take 20 minutes to eat a fresh, organic, delicious tomato and enjoy every bite fully.

Send gratitude to your God or the Universe for the beautiful food you ate today.

Stretch your fingers to the sky, on your tippee toes.

Reach down and touch your toes.

Take a very deep breath, hold it, and let all the air out. Didn't that feel great?

Choose tomato-based sauces instead of white sauces.

Eat 5 different colors every day (no, not crayons, I mean colorful foods).

Pet a dog and commune with his presence.

Belly laugh, hard, for 5 minutes. It will lower your blood pressure.

Make your bedroom your own private, comfortable haven.

Count to ten, and if necessary, do it again.

Learn a word in a new language and use it with someone who knows that language.

Memorize this saying of mine: "The test of a man's character is not to be kind when it is easy, but to be kind when it is hard."

Think of a time to practice that. (I KNOW you can think of a time! :)

Belly laugh again, there is no limit on this practice.

Share meals in a restaurant.

Shop the perimeter of the grocery store.

Tell your love you love him/her, there is no limit on this practice, either.

Remember, you are the creator of everything in your life. Yes, everything. This way of thinking is the way of power.

Listen to someone you disagree with, intently, and say nothing but, "Thank you for the information."

Eat some black olives.

Focus on what you are grateful for, 5 times a day for a full minute.

Go vegetarian at least one day a week.

Plant a tree.

Go for a walk.

Visit a nursing home and bring nice, little gifts.

Sleep at least 7 or 8 hours every night.

Volunteer once a month (this is for you).

Try drinking a glass of water for daytime fatigue.

Keep your word, impeccably. Don't say it if you can't do it.

Buy organically grown vegetables and eat them.

Buy a low-glycemic recipe book and cook a new food.

Take a high quality supplement every day with essential fatty acids.

“Try not, do or do not, there is no try.” ~Yoda.

Drink water instead of soda.

Drink green tea.

Use chamomile tea for bedtime drowsiness.

Use a water pick.

Get a massage.

Know that at least 10-18 episodes of flatulence per day is normal and good.

Eat 30 grams of fiber a day, or more.

Play with friends.

Eat a breakfast with protein, fiber and nutrients every day.

Manage the amount of stress in your life.

Only say positive things.

Burst out in running, with joy.

Get 20 minutes of unprotected sun each day or take 2000 IU of vitamin D each day.

Avoid wrinkled skin by eating vegetables, olive oil, fish, legumes, eggs, yogurt, nuts, olives, cherries, melons, dried fruits, prunes, apples, pears, multi-grained bread, jam, tea and water.

Eat more raw food.

Grow plants in your home (real ones, not plastic).

Wood floors instead of carpet, especially if you have children.

Try yoga.

Love yourself, just the way you are.

Author's Bio: 

Dr. Kelly Sennholz is the founder and Chief Medical Officer of Symtrimics LLC, a Physician Prescribed Wellness Program. She has been instrumental in creating excellent health for thousands of patients and transforming medical practices to true sources of health. Symtrimics allows doctors to once again feel satisfaction in their medical practice and real relationships with their patients. Go to www.symtrimics.com to learn more about the 5 Symtrimics programs and to be referred to a wellness physician.