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25 Simple Ways To Be Happier In 2016

Jennifer Connolly | Posted 01.04.2016 | Fifty
Jennifer Connolly

Do you make New Year resolutions? I don't bother because they usually fall off my radar by mid January. Starting the year with failure is not my goal. Here are 25 simple things I will incorporate into my days in 2016. I don't need to do each one, everyday, to be moving toward my goal.

Don't Drop the Ball!

Mitch Rosenzweig | Posted 12.31.2015 | Good News
Mitch Rosenzweig

Count down to the new world, the new thoughts and the new you. Tonight, and every night, the world holds its promise out to you. Count down to the one change. 5, 4, 3, 2, 1... Happy New You!

A Clean Slate, an Empty Bucket, and a Blank Piece of Paper

Michael Neill | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Neill

When I first began doing radio shows over 10 years ago, I thought we'd have a shelf life of about three months before my "bag of tricks" was empty and...

Chinese Year of the Sheep: Rituals for a Fresh Start!

Barbara Biziou | Posted 04.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Barbara Biziou

February 18 is the beginning of the Chinese Lunar New Year and time for all of us to clear out any obstacles and open to a fresh start. Here are five of my favorite rituals you can do to make the most of this time

5 Key Ways To Adjust Your Perspective In 2015

Posted 01.13.2015 | OWN

Because a fresh start begins...inside your mind. By Leigh Newman Rethink: "I have to get a room of my own!!!" Let's say this is the y...

Why This Grammy Winner Prefers His Farm To Fame

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 01.13.2015 | Healthy Living

While Mr. A-Z is widely applauded for his lyrical wordplay, social activism work and dozen music awards (two of which are Grammy's), few would expect ...

How to Give Yourself a Fresh Start

Vee Somphon | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Vee Somphon

First, ease off on yourself. Forget about jumping on the bandwagon and feeling pressured to start something new or something big. You need to first spend the time letting go of things that no longer serve you. Until you do so, you cannot give yourself a new beginning.

Friendly Fire: Why We Can Be Harshest With the Ones We Love Most

Miriam Ava | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Often, we're most critical with the ones with love most. We're extra sensitive to certain characteristics, express annoyance toward particular hab...

Confessions of a Middle-Aged CrossFit Newbie

Steve Belanger | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Steve Belanger

The more I work out, the more I realize it's not really about my own vanity or dropping a few pounds. The true thing it's training me for is a longer, healthier life with my family. I walk out of the gym feeling exhausted, but great. It makes me feel alive.

My New Year's Resolutions Are Already Old

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Bonni Brodnick

We are only into the first days of January 2015, and I have blown all of my New Year's resolutions. Here is the list I vowed to finalize before the ...

What's Behind You Is Not Important

Tammy Leigh Kahn | Posted 01.14.2015 | Business
Tammy Leigh Kahn

As entrepreneurs we all swing for the fences, and sometimes we hit a grand slam, sometimes it's a single or a double, and sometimes, we strike out. In fact, the only guarantee is that there is none.

Back On Track After the Summer

Donna Henes | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

The first crisp hint of a chill in the air always shakes me out of my summer lethargy, wakes me, makes me more alert. It focuses and concentrates my attention. I can smell the possibilities of a fresh start in the air.

Cleaned Out My Car, Cleaning Out My Life

Maria Senise | Posted 10.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

There is fear, yes, but there is excitement as well. I'm finally free to say what I want and be who I am. As I threw out each piece of unneeded paper or supply, it was like weight was incrementally lifted from my soul. I was being liberated physically, spiritually, and emotionally.

How Much Did You Really Enjoy Your Last Snack?

Gregg McBride | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Yes, that's right, healthy snacking should be as enjoyable as the more decadent kind of snacking. But no matter which type you're doing, you really should be enjoying the whole experience and not eating like a vampire that's afraid of dawn's first light.

This Woman Left Her Finance Job To Start A Food And Yoga Company -- And She Never Looked Back

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 09.02.2014 | Healthy Living

One year ago, Katherine Joubert, a resident of Melbourne, Australia, was going through a rough patch. Joubert, then 26, was happily married and had a ...

Want to Be Starting Something?

Zain | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living

I get so excited by the potential magnitude of an idea that I get lost in it. This is what usually stops me from starting anything. There's the fear of failing: It won't work out or it won't matter. But, there's also the fear of success, which is really the fear of impending and inevitable failure.

The Sky Is Always Bluer on the Other Side (And It Doesn't Hurt to Be in Italy)

Kat Bern | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Kat Bern

And if I was planning an exotic trip, the expectation of a great time in a foreign country would probably distract me from realizing that I could be spending every day in that state of happiness while at home. Life is a funny thing. You usually keep looking far away for things that you could have right next to you.

Hitting the Reset Button

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

By guest blogger Robyn Hessinger, intuitive, medium, Reiki master, and founder of Inspired Guidance Sometimes we just need a fresh start. Whether i...

5 Ways To Have A More Meaningful Life

Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sally Wadyka If someone asked you whether you wanted your life to be meaningful or happy, chances are you'd say "both." A recent study, publis...

Are You Living In The Moment?

Posted 02.01.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

What Brazil Can Teach The World About Living Well

Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living

Our Living Well, On Location series explores cities and countries from around the world. How do other people pursue health and happiness? We're going ...

Life: The Sequel

Sherri Kuhn | Posted 12.22.2013 | Fifty
Sherri Kuhn

The clock continues to tick away the minutes and hours, no faster or slower than before. But I feel the loss of time as it slides out the door. Time I won't get back.

New College Parents: Lost in the Transition

Brian Harke Ed.D. | Posted 10.15.2013 | College
Brian Harke Ed.D.

The goal is not to stop being a parent, but to evolve into becoming a parent who supportively enables and empowers their student to solve problems and understand the responsibilities of independence.

Use the Good Stuff

Jennifer Ball | Posted 10.06.2013 | Divorce
Jennifer Ball

I told her that when my husband left, he didn't ask for anything. Not a single photograph. Not any artwork the kids had made. He wanted nothing, not a single remnant nor reminder of our 15 years together.

10 Ways To Lighten Up Today

Donna Henes | Posted 06.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

After months of lethargy and holiday indulgences, we are feeling anxious to be active again. We are suddenly more alert, attentive, antsy, enthusiastic. We feel a surge of exuberance and verve. Our sap is rising, too.