11 Bad Habits You Can No Longer Get Away With In Your 40’s

Putting everyone else first

In your 20s and 30s when you’re building a career or starting a family (or both!), it’s easy to put your health on the back burner while you juggle everything else. But make this the year you start taking care of yourself as much as you take care of others. “Start a new mindset, and think of yourself as a priority,” says Anne Davis, MD, an ob-gyn at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. Schedule an annual checkup with your primary care physician. Find time to exercise. Make sure you’re getting any screenings and blood work you need. (These are the 9 most important medical tests for women.) It’s easy to put those things off, but preventive care can help you stay healthy for the decades to come.

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