It’s the little things. A strong espresso. An afternoon nap. A walk with your dog. No matter who you are or what you have going on in your life, 2018 is bound to be full of these daily gifts. But when we’re feeling unwell, either physically or emotionally, or constantly distracted, it’s easy to miss them.

Acupuncture is one of the best tools out there for helping you notice these special moments so that you can get the most out of life. That’s not hyperbole—this stuff works, and in ways you might not expect. If you’ve been meaning to try acupuncture, or if you’re an experienced acupuncture goer who has fallen out of practice, make 2018 the year it becomes a priority.

This article by Sara Calabro looks into 18 ways you can work acupuncture into your life for the better in 2018.