Bringing in the new year with the promise that you’ll do something new this year to improve your life has been around since ancient times. Resolutions are getting more and more in depth and people are really trying to stick to their promises of improving their lives. As a truck driver its not as easy to set resolutions for the new year since you’re on the road so much, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find a promise to make to yourself that will in turn improve your year. We’ve found some new year’s resolutions that can be set and kept even by truck drivers.
The Usual-Getting Healthier
The number one New Year’s resolution since probably the beginning of time is losing weight, or just introducing healthier food and exercise into your daily routine. As a truck driver its not always easy to stick to a diet or an exercise plan when a good chunk of your time is spent behind the wheel. That doesn’t mean that its impossible for truck drivers to stay healthy. Snacking may be the biggest problem for truckers because we naturally are drawn to snacking when we’re bored, anxious, etc. Not to say that snacking itself is an issue but its what we’re snacking on. Ditch the chips and cookies and find healthier snacks that are appealing to you. If you have a mini fridge or cooler, invest in some Tupperware containers. Then make a trip to a grocery store and load up on snack veggies, fruits, nuts, etc. Having the Tupperware containers will allow you to store snacks for later or save extras if you find a pack of something that isn’t resealable. Exercise is a little more difficult to get while on the road but if you can’t find a gym or some exercise equipment during one