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Five ways Haven Life Plus makes resolutions less hard
Looking to get fit? Practice better self-care? Organize your life? Haven Life Plus can help.
At Haven Life, our core mission is to make life insurance less hard. But that doesn’t mean we can’t make other parts of your life easier, too. Take New Year’s resolutions. With the help of Haven Life Plus — a rider (think bonus feature) to the Haven Term policy that gives customers access to partner services at discounted or no cost — we can help you achieve your goals for 2021 with grace and aplomb. (Or, at least, a little less stress and effort.)
Don’t know how to stick to New Years resolutions? Whether you’re hoping to cut back on stress, increase your fitness, or just get your physical and virtual papers in order, we can help you reach whatever goal you’ve set for the coming year. Read on to find out how.
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Your resolution: Get into better shape
Your resolution helper: Aaptiv
It’s not the most creative New Years resolution, but it’s not a contest, either. If you’re looking to lose weight, or just get more movement into a work-from-home lifestyle, Aaptiv is the virtual trainer you need. The service, available at no cost with Haven Life Plus, arrives via an app with a huge and ever-growing selection of guided exercise options, which come with either videos or audio-only instructions.
And while this festive holiday season may end up less festive than usual, come January you could still find there’s more of you to love than usual, thanks to the obligatory food and drink that defines this time of the year. So whether you plan on running a marathon when life gets back to normal, building serious muscle, or you’d just like to feel motivated for a regular stroll in your neighborhood, there are numerous Aaptiv workouts to suit you. And with the wide array of music and cheerful trainers, it won’t even feel like (that much) work. If you have set a weight loss goal or want to start an exercise regimen, Aaptiv will help give you the motivation you need to keep going through the holiday season and beyond.
Your resolution: Improve your health
Your resolution helper: MinuteClinic
When you’re busy with work and family, sometimes you just can’t find time to attend to basic health matters — and that’s in normal times. When you’re homeschooling your kids while home office-ing in your kitchen, self-care gets even harder. It can be hard just to make a healthy meal. If your goal setting revolves around improving your health in 2021, whether with regular check-ups or by talking about a chronic issue, MinuteClinic can help with some of the basics, and you’ll get 15% off services with Haven Life Plus.
What’s MinuteClinic? It’s a walk-in clinic inside CVS and Target locations that you and your family can use for vaccinations, screenings, sports physicals and even minor illnesses and injuries. No appointments are needed — which means you have no excuse to keep your health-related resolutions. Oh, and given the ongoing pandemic, you’ll be happy to know they also offer telehealth appointments.
Your resolution: Reduce stress
Your resolution helper: Aaptiv (and life insurance)
Aaptiv isn’t just a workout app. It also has a guided meditation section which can help you reduce your levels of stress after a difficult year. If you want to change your mindset and reduce stress, adding meditation to your daily routine should be among your top personal goals for 2021. Studies have shown that regular meditation can help with a wide range of resolution-adjacent challenges, from reducing chronic pain to helping people quit smoking.
Which reminds us: You know what else reduces stress? Having life insurance. Taking care of your application and the possible medical exam is quick and easy with Haven Life. And then you’ll find you’ve instantly decreased your level of anxiety because you can stop worrying about what would happen to your family financially should the unexpected happen
Your resolution: Make a will
Your resolution helper: Trust & Will
Some New Year’s resolutions can last a whole year (getting exercise, looking after your health), but this small goal can be dealt with in 15 minutes. This is a very realistic goal that can be achieved within the very first week of the new year. How’s that for a fresh start? With Trust & Will (no cost for an individual or couples will through Haven Life Plus) you can make a legally binding will in less time than it takes to make dinner. All 100% online. You’ll even get up to a year of updates to your new will for no cost as well. And once you’ve taken care of this one, there’s one more you should add to your list…
Your resolution: Organize your documents and passwords and immunization forms and…
Your resolution helper: LifeSite
There was a time, before the Internet, when this specific goal could have been accomplished by rearranging your filing cabinet. But things are more complicated now, what with virtual everything: endless passwords, online accounts and other things that require constant tracking and updating and so forth. You can barely keep track of it, and your loved ones might have real trouble accessing it if you’re socially distanced (anywhere from 6 feet to across the globe). So try LifeSite, a secure online vault and storage system where you can store all your documents (from medical records to wills to life insurance policies) and accounts, then access them from anywhere, and provide access to your family in case you’re not there to help them with it.
Whatever New Year’s resolution you resolve to make this year, don’t forget to see if Haven Life Plus can help.
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Haven Life is a customer centric life insurance agency that’s backed and wholly owned by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual). We believe navigating decisions about life insurance, your personal finances and overall wellness can be refreshingly simple.
Our content is created for educational purposes only. Haven Life does not endorse the companies, products, services or strategies discussed here, but we hope they can make your life a little less hard if they are a fit for your situation.
Haven Life is not authorized to give tax, legal or investment advice. This material is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for tax, legal, or investment advice. Individuals are encouraged to seed advice from their own tax or legal counsel.
Haven Term is a Term Life Insurance Policy (DTC and ICC17DTC in certain states, including NC) issued by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), Springfield, MA 01111-0001 and offered exclusively through Haven Life Insurance Agency, LLC. In NY, Haven Term is DTC-NY 1017. In CA, Haven Term is DTC-CA 042017. Haven Term Simplified is a Simplified Issue Term Life Insurance Policy (ICC19PCM-SI 0819 in certain states, including NC) issued by the C.M. Life Insurance Company, Enfield, CT 06082. Policy and rider form numbers and features may vary by state and may not be available in all states. Our Agency license number in California is OK71922 and in Arkansas 100139527.
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