Local Tucson places to help you feel better in the New Year!

This blog post guest written by LFA Intern, Hannah Aljuiad.

With the New Year comes new resolutions but instead of saying New Year New Me, let’s be real. There was nothing wrong with the old you! So instead let your resolutions guide you to local ways to make the old you feel even better! With the local first Arizona directory you can find several great services that will benefit you.

Looking forward to a healthier year? An awesome way to start off the New Year is with healthy organic ingredients that are farmed and produced as close to home as you can get.  For those of you looking for great markets where you can find delicious locally grown foods check out farmers markets like Foodinroot LLC , Heirloom Farmers Market,  High Desert Farmers Market, Sierra Vista Farmers Market, Rincon Valley Farmer & Artists Market.  Other than farmers markets, there are several local sources you can take advantage of to get all your dietary needs, which include Food Conspiracy CO-OP, Dish for Dosha , Purple Tree Organic Acai Blends LLC, RBar Energy, and Fermented Tea Company. Want to go that extra mile? Visit Native Seeds/ Search  and start or expand your garden family.

With every new day comes new mental and physical stresses. So it is important for each and every one of us to find healthy ways of dealing with our daily stresses. Ensure that you have a good day is by making sure you get a good night sleep with products from America's Mattress, Spinal Care Products and Organic Sleep Systems!  One of the best-proven ways when dealing with stress and becoming a happier person is through exercise.  Here in Tucson we have a variety of local businesses that can help you reach your fitness goals. Ready to take up a new fitness habit or reconnect with an old one? Check out Artifact Dance Project Studios, Live Love Yoga, Sumits Yoga Tucson, Tone Nutrition , Crossfit 646, The Motivator Personal Fitness Training,  Kariman Pierce, NTP New Gratitude Nutritional Theraphy , The Running Shop, Ordinary Bike Shop and Fitworks Cycling .

Another important key to happiness is through mind and body relaxation, and there are plenty of great ways for you to achieve that, Cloud Nine Flotation , Lotus Massage & Wellness Center, Acupuncture Pain Relief Center, Kerreen & CO. , Linda Joy Stone, OMD, L.AC., and Sugar Lips Skin Boutique If you are looking for that extra step in care check out Personally Delivered Incontinence & Home Health Product, Foothills Dermatology & Facial Plastic Surgery and Undercover Laser, LLC. For those of you looking for family friendly activities, check out Kenyon Ranch,  Playformance or even take your family on an adventure exploring our beautiful deserts with the Arizona Trail Association and Arizona Wilderness Coalition.

Lastly with the New Year everyone feels the need for new things, when shopping for your products and services in 2017 strive to keep your money local! Here are some great places to hold in mind when you’re on your new year shopping spree. From your home decor to the shoes on your feet, you can find what you are looking for, Greener Lives LLC, Jen's Organic Home, Ms. Fix-It Home Solutions: Jennifer Phelps, Rustic Candle Company, Hydra, Ahead of Style, Laura Tanzer Atelier, Katy's Cache Clothing  and Foster's Shoes.