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January

Obama Poll Watch -- January, 2016

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.03.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Obama just had a very good month in the polls. Not spectacular, mind you, but still better than any month since January of 2015. Essentially, Obama regained the job approval polling ground he lost over the previous two or three months.

January Woes

Paola K Amaras | Posted 01.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paola K Amaras

January is a time of renewal and regression, happiness and sadness, life and death. It's two-faced Janus, looking backward and forward. It's a time of...

5 Ways Martin Luther King Inspired the World By Having a Dream

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 01.18.2016 | Impact
Amy Oestreicher

Thank you, Martin Luther King Jr., for inspiring faith, dreams, and all the power they hold for our world. The greatest gift we can give to each other is little steps in faith, trust, compassion, and bringing our dreams to light.

How to Get the Best of January

Tammy Moir | Posted 01.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tammy Moir

Every month of the year holds its own special merits and wisdoms, and just as you work with your own individual strengths to achieve the best results ...

5 Ways to Fight the Post-Holiday Blues

Tina B. Ladson | Posted 01.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tina B. Ladson

What an incredible journey we are all on -- take it in and relish it. Start the year strong and as my hubby would say, keep putting one foot in front of the other.

Poem for January

Aron Wander | Posted 01.04.2016 | Arts
Aron Wander

Maybe winter isn't sad because it's cold or windy or all those other sad things, but because when the sun sets at 4:30 or 5 and you gather the contents of your day in a small sack, you find it weighs less than you had hoped.

2016 Rules of Gym Etiquette for Newbies and Salty Dogs

Jill S. Brown | Posted 01.04.2016 | Los Angeles
Jill S. Brown

January means different things to different people. For some it's a long month with only one holiday (Martin Luther King Jr. Day), for others it's ab...

On January 20, 2017 Bernie Sanders Will Be Sworn In as America's 45th President

H. A. Goodman | Posted 01.04.2016 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Bernie Sanders will become president, and I explain that while people evolve, nobody changes positions on key issues more than Clinton. Between Clinton and Trump, Americans have a Democrat funded by prison lobbyists and a billionaire populist who once identified more with Democrats than Republicans.

Fourth Time's a Charm as Dupre Completes Solo January Summit of McKinley

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.14.2015 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

Minnesota mountaineer Lonnie Dupre has apparently completed a solo summit of the 20,237-foot Mount McKinley in January, the first time anyone has accomplished such a feat, according to Stevie Plummer, Dupre's expedition manager.

Mountaineer Lonnie Dupre Is on His Fourth Attempt to Summit McKinley in January

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 03.10.2015 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

For the fourth time, to diminishing fanfare, Lonnie Dupre is trying to do what has never been done: Reach the summit of Mount McKinley, alone, in the supremely inhospitable month of January.

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 ba...

January Is for the Birds

BnBFinder.com | Posted 02.15.2015 | Travel
BnBFinder.com

In honor of our fine feathered friends, we found some of the most naturally stunning destinations where you can bird watch and take in nature and all the scenic views it has to offer.

Finding Happy When You're Totally Over Winter

Carissa K | Posted 04.06.2014 | Parents
Carissa K

Whether I spent them wearing lipstick or chapstick, in a pair of snow shoes or slippers, every day of the first month of 2014 was well lived because each of those days was a gift.

Make Exercising Your Financial Health This Year's Resolution

Jerry Patterson | Posted 03.25.2014 | Money
Jerry Patterson

Start by developing a list of financial resolutions you want to achieve before retirement. Keep them simple and keep them doable. Then narrow that list down to the ones you want to achieve this year. Here are a few simple steps that can pack a lot of punch.

January Got You Down? What's Up With Blue Monday?

Rachel Busman, PsyD | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Rachel Busman, PsyD

A gentle reminder to ourselves to lighten someone else's spirits by making them smile, showing that you care, or sharing a laugh is a lovely way to combat those emotional lows.

Is January National Divorce Month?

Stann Givens | Posted 03.07.2014 | Divorce
Stann Givens

January is upon us and the phones are starting to ring. It happens every year in our divorce law practice. It's the same old story: clients dissatisfied with the marital relationships, but not wanting to file for divorce until after the holidays.

Why 'Out With the Old, In With the New' Might Not Be the Best Strategy for New Year's Resolutions

Gregg McBride | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

It's that time of (new) year when I'm bombarded with questions about losing weight. When learning that I took off and have kept off 250-plus pounds of...

Let's Let January Be January

Colleen Morton Busch | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Colleen Morton Busch

Tomorrow, despite stiff legs and sore feet, I'll be out there skate skiing again. Maybe I'll feel a tad stronger and smoother than I did today, or yesterday. Maybe not. But I'll be smiling, grateful for January's particular gifts.

PHOTOS: Magh Mela Holy Fair In India

Posted 01.13.2012 | Religion

The Magh Mela is one of the greatest annual religious affairs for Hindus. Hindu mythology considers the origin of the Magh Mela to be the beginning of...

The Growing Chaos and the New Year

Michael Meade, D.H.L. | Posted 02.26.2012 | Home
Michael Meade, D.H.L.

The confusion and uncertainty of this New Year's Eve will usher in the year 2012 in the modern calendar. Being a "leap year" it is bound to bring some surprising events.

Flying Through Art Los Angeles Contemporary

Ruthie Abel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ruthie Abel

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The 10 Funniest Signs From January (PHOTOS)

Doug Lansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Doug Lansky

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Obama Poll Watch -- January, 2011

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

When taken month-to-month, January, 2011, was Obama's best month of his entire presidency. Not only did he finally get his bump -- but it was a truly significant bump.

Obama Poll Watch -- January, 2010

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.03.2010 | Politics
Chris Weigant

After taking a look at Obama's numbers for the month, we continue our march backwards through history, this month serving up a comparison between Obama and Richard Nixon's term-and-a-half.

Today In History: Bendict Arnold

Sophie Pollitt-Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sophie Pollitt-Cohen

January 14th is the birthday of Benedict Arnold, the American Revolutionary general and traitor.