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2012 Resolutions

So Done With Moving On

Andrea Tarnowski | Posted 03.02.2013 | College
Andrea Tarnowski

For the new year, let's recognize what is there, and take it with us into 2013. Let detachment become engagement, and dispersion meet focus. Let surface skimming give way to exploration, and the urge to dismiss be replaced by the will to persevere.

So Long, 2012: New Year's Resolutions I'd Like to Hear

Arianna Huffington | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Happy New Year, HuffPosters! May your 2013 be filled with love, laughter, passion and 365 full nights of sleep. Through the years, I've discovered something about New Year's resolutions: while it's not so easy to keep them, it's very easy to make them for other people. And a lot more fun, too. So here are some New Year's resolutions I'd like to hear assorted public figures make and keep: "I'll find better uses for my $150 million than trying to buy an election." ~ Sheldon Adelson. "I will stop endlessly repeating in your brain. Eventually." ~ The "shine bright like a diamond" refrain from Rihanna's "Diamonds (In the Sky)". "I will finally quit making excuses and coming up with crazy ideas, like armed guards at every school, and admit that guns really do kill people, and lots of them." ~ NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre.

2012: Your Best Year Yet -- Sticking With Your Plan

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 04.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

One of the biggest challenges of being human is sticking with the plans we've made. When I look back at my failures, both big and small, it boils down to not having done what I knew to do. Doesn't it seem as if we're guided by two voices, always at war over our time and attention?

2012: Your Best Year Yet -- What Are Your Top 10 Goals?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 04.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

People who have goals achieve more results in their lives. The issue is that the majority of people don't have clearly-defined annual goals -- goals that are written down, goals that are a clear statement of your top priorities for the coming year.

2012: Your Best Year Yet -- Give Yourself a Performance Review

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Even though performance reviews are intended to improve our performance, few of us welcome them. Why? Because we're afraid we'll get bad news, hear about what we're doing wrong and be given advice we don't want -- or feel we need.

Please, Don't Save for College

Jacoba Urist | Posted 03.25.2012 | College
Jacoba Urist

Here are the four financial goals I believe every family should reach before they think about putting cash in their kiddo's college fund.

How To Work From Home And Be Productive, Happy and Fabulous!

Courtney Cachet | Posted 03.24.2012 | Style
Courtney Cachet

So, how are you going to recharge your work style this year? Revamp it and get ready to soar. Now, isn't that a fabulous thought?

Resolutions for Detroit in 2012

Chris Zadorozny | Posted 03.19.2012 | Detroit
Chris Zadorozny

It is a brand new year for Metro Detroiters, and we can now put 2011 behind us. As we head into 2012, only a couple of weeks in, we have already received both good and bad news for the city.

2012: Your Best Year Yet -- Discover the Biggest Obstacle to Your Success

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

To make 2012 your personal best year yet, please stop trying to get rid of all your negative thinking at once because it just can't be done. By following the four steps below, you'll find your strongest limiting paradigm and create the way around it, once and for all.

8 Steps For A Healthier, Greener Home In 2012

Beth Greer | Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Beth Greer

Your health starts in your home. If you want to get healthy and stay healthy in 2012, begin by taking eight small steps to make your home toxin-free.

Beware Those Stinkin' Thinkin' Traps

Rita Schiano | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Rita Schiano

We all have patterns of thinking that have reached the automatic level. Unfortunately, many of these thinking patterns are traps. Traps that hold us prisoner to habits that do not serve us.

12 Tips For Happiness In 2012

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

Check out my top 12 happiness tips for 2012. Apply these principles and you'll kick off the new year with a happier approach to life.

Eight Ways To Start The New Year Off Simply

Charlotte Reznick, Ph.D. | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Reznick, Ph.D.

How many of us could use a do-over when we mess up? How comforting to know you've been given another opportunity to do better. The hope in New Year's is priceless.

Forget Resolutions and Be Happy Anyway

Alanna Kaivalya | Posted 03.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Alanna Kaivalya

Instead of putting more boxes and rules around who we should be, let's try being okay with who we are right now. This process will create the groundwork for us to be nicer, happier people with less complication, tension or stress.

The Real Reason Your New Year's Resolutions Fail

Carolyn Anderson | Posted 03.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Anderson

All New Year's resolutions require extra energy, and if your day-to-day life already leaves you exhausted, you'll never get around to fulfilling your plans.

The Only Resolution You Should Make for New Year's

Susanne Goldstein | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Susanne Goldstein

What will your New Year's theme be? In these troubling and unstable times, what theme can you take on to change your life, and perhaps the world, for the better?

2012: Making New Year's Resolutions That Last

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Making New Year's resolutions that last requires a smarter approach. Too often they are set in a few moments rather than giving the process the serious attention it deserves -- or, better said, that you deserve.

New Year's Coaching: Resolve Is the Root of Resolution

James M. Lynch | Posted 03.06.2012 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

You need to start with an assessment of where you are before spending time on where you want to be. You have to wrap up the loose ends before you make commitments for next year.

9 Comedy New Year's Resolutions

Posted 01.02.2012 | Comedy

When it comes to comedy, those of us watching, reviewing and commenting on it could often stand to improve ourselves. After all, making any kind of ar...

God's Top Ten New Year's Resolutions, 2012

James Napoli | Posted 03.02.2012 | Comedy
James Napoli

I figure I better get these resolutions down now because if I don't commit to them I will just break them within the week. Even a supreme being needs a little accountability.

Easy New Year's Resolutions You Can Actually Stick To In 2012

Posted 01.03.2012 | Healthy Living

Welcome to 2012. What are you going to do to make this year your best yet? And no, we're not talking about unrealistic (yet well-intentioned) promises...

Eat, Sleep, Breathe: Weight Loss Strategies For 2012

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 03.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

Here's a question as we head into New Year's resolution time: What's the best thing to commit to in order to lose weight?

9 Keys to Getting Out of Your Funk in 2012

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 03.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

It's time to sweep out your negative attitudes, emotions and behaviors and make room for positive ones. Get out of your funk and choose to ring in health and happiness in 2012.

Do You Make These 7 New Year's Resolutions Mistakes?

Noah St. John | Posted 03.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Noah St. John

Don't fall into that old pattern of not believing in yourself. You CAN make positive changes in your life this year.

The Cycle Of Success: Achieving Your Healthy Weight In 2012

Will Aguila, M.D. | Posted 03.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Will Aguila, M.D.

This is what you have to do to keep that New Year's resolution alive, regardless of what your resolution is. Plant your determination and "watch it grow." Understand the cycle of success and how it works so that you keep looking ahead and adjusting your path.