By Jill Koval, Ph.D.
Shepherd Center Psychologist
Although we’re just a few days into the new year, many people are already starting to see a wane in their commitment to their new year’s resolutions. As life gets back to normal after the holidays, daily routines – and all it takes to complete them – can very quickly overshadow the promises we made to ourselves and to others to make 2017 our best year yet. Here are a few tips to help you keep yourself on track as the new year unfolds.
JILL KOVAL, PH.D., is a psychologist in Shepherd Center’s Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program. She is a graduate of the George Washington University and has enjoyed many years working with patients during their rehabilitation programs. In 2017, Jill resolves to move more.
Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Ga., is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury or brain injury. Founded in 1975, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation and is a 152-bed facility. Last year Shepherd Center had 965 admissions to its inpatient programs and 571 to its day patient programs. In addition, Shepherd Center sees more than 6,600 people annually on an outpatient basis. For more information, visit Shepherd Center online at www.shepherd.org