Lately many clients have expressed that while they love socializing, it is hard to find activities in the DC area that aren't centered around food and alcohol. DC is a very social city, which is a lot of fun but can be challenging for those who are trying to reach their health goals!
It is important to work on managing food intake at the amazing restaurants in the area, but even better to get in a variety of activities with friends and family. This is helpful not only with food consumption but stress management and exercise goals as well. I recently surveyed clients and friends for activities in the DC area that they enjoy outside of dining and many wonderful ideas were generated. Here they are!
Explore Nearby Towns
Read a book at a coffee shop
See a movie
Story District - every second Tuesday of the Month
See a show at DC Improv
Pottery Making at Hinckley Pottery
Stay at Home
Potluck Dinner with Friends
Arts & Crafts