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New Year Resolutions

What's Your Story?

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 09.24.2015 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

I love other people's stories. I see a family , a woman eating alone, a man in a biz suit, two friends chatting, a group of teenagers hanging out... and I'm curious.

13 Ways to Be Happier in Your Home This Year

Houzz | Posted 03.17.2015 | HuffPost Home

Make this the year you increase your happiness at home with resolutions that will get you motivated to finish lagging projects, learn new skills and add more pizzazz to your space.

Same Problem, Different Year?

Michelle Bersell | Posted 03.09.2015 | Women
Michelle Bersell

The people who give up on change are the ones who end up either crotchety about New Year's resolutions (and life), over do some behavior (think eating, drinking, shopping, sex) to escape their reality to dull out their pain.

Getting Warmer in My Online Search for Love

Elyse Jacobs | Posted 03.03.2015 | Fifty
Elyse Jacobs

Being with both the new and young love of my daughter and her British husband as well as the seasoned love of his parents has renewed my commitment to experience a great love of my own.

10 Conversations Every Couple Should Have In The New Year

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 03.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Samantha Rodman PhD

I believe that there are 10 conversations that every couple needs to have on a regular basis in order to keep their emotional connection alive. They can help you realize what areas of their relationship may need to be worked on, whether this is done with more conversation or even with a couples counselor.

2015 Travel Resolutions You Can Actually DO

William D. Chalmers | Posted 03.01.2015 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

It is my strong belief, as well as the collective sentiment of many medical professionals, family counselors, clinical psychiatrists and cultural scholars alike, that America is in need of an immediate intervention.

2015: Explore the 'No Resolution' Solution

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 02.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dennis Merritt Jones

Success Is Not About Who Wins the Race, It's About Who Finishes. "The road to success leads through the valley of humility, and the path is up the l...

The Angels Who Walk Among us at This Time of the Year

Lorna Byrne | Posted 02.21.2015 | Religion
Lorna Byrne

I was out walking in the Irish countryside near where I live -- when a faint shape appeared in the sky like a transparent mountain, reaching right up into the heavens. I knew immediately what it meant.

Why Goofing Off Is Really Good For You

Posted 02.03.2014 | OWN

By Brené Brown A few years ago, I noticed in my research that wholehearted people -- my term for men and women with the courage to be vulnerab...

Your Best Mantra for 2014

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 03.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

What truly can't be changed, you can choose to accept, which simply means no longer blaming yourself or others and releasing all of that toxic anger that is directed both inward and outward.

A Real Happy New Year

Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D. | Posted 03.04.2014 | Religion
Norris J. Chumley, Ph.D.

As a human being, I am a part of God's creation, yet I am also human, and limited. I am material, even though I am Spirit-infused. Because I am material, I am bound by the limits of materiality. But that's a blessing.

Let '30 Rock' Guide You Through Your New Years Resolutions

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

New year, new you. You're totally ready to take 2014 by storm and make some big changes. OK, so you tried last year and things didn't exactly work out...

16 Beauty Resolutions (Including Taking Off Your Makeup Before Bed...)

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style

It's officially the new year, and you've no doubt made plenty of promises to yourself already about what 2014 will hold. But did you forget to amp up ...

6 Tips to Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions

Kino MacGregor | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Kino MacGregor

The end of the year is the perfect time to chart your course forward and reflect on the previous year's journey. The time-honored tradition of New Year's resolutions promises a fresh start with every Jan. 1. You can renew lost commitments and begin new projects, goals or dreams.

A Problem Many of Us Face: Knowing vs. Living It

Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW | Posted 02.26.2014 | Parents
Jan Cloninger and Rosemary Strembicki, LCSW

As the holiday season draws to a close and we begin a new year, it's a good time to think about those things we know to be true and important but don't necessarily integrate into our daily lives.

10 Ways To Get Psyched Up To Work Out

SELF | Posted 02.26.2014 | Healthy Living

Motivation is tough. But try any of these 10 new simple, science-backed kick-starters and you'll want to work out.

20 New Year's Resolutions For The Foodie

Alison Spiegel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste

What if foodies weren't horrible?

Why A New Year's Theme Works Better Than A Resolution

Posted 12.27.2013 | Healthy Living

By Melinda Johnson for U.S. News A few years ago, I learned a new approach to making New Year's resolutions. Instead of the typical resolution that...

The 5 Resolutions No One Should Ever Make

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

Tis the season of broken promises. The flip of the calendar page to a new year always holds such promise as we resolve to change this or that behavio...

How to Stick to Your Resolutions by Hacking Your Brain

Ben Thomas | Posted 03.27.2013 | Science
Ben Thomas

Whether you keep a "Win Journal" or just a photo album, your story will serve as a constant reminder of what you're capable of and inspire you to shoot even higher in the future. The more you reshape your expectations of yourself, the more you'll find yourself sticking to your goals.

2013 Shoulda Coulda Woulda Resolutions

Will Durst | Posted 03.12.2013 | Comedy
Will Durst

Okay. Bent over. Hands on knees. Breathing hard. Whew. Made it. "Pant. Pant." For a while there, didn't seem like it'd ever happen, but somehow we mercifully staggered across the annum finish line finally placing 2012 irrevocably in the rear view mirror.

Life Can Be Thrilling, Not Stressful

meQuilibrium | Posted 03.11.2013 | GPS for the Soul

To anyone who is already reconsidering commitments related to diet, exercise, work, family time or "me" time, don't give up and certainly don't stress over them; you simply have to find that sweet spot somewhere between ambition and the impossible.

Secrets of Effective New Year's Resolutions

Sean Meshorer | Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Sean Meshorer

Let's face it: Too often, our New Year's resolutions are toothless fairytales that quickly fall by the wayside, abandoned long before February rolls around. The good news is that it needn't be this way.

The Most Commonly Broken New Year's Resolutions

Posted 03.10.2015 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul About 40 percent of us will resolve to change our lives in some way in the new year, and the majority of us will fail. Here's why -...

Mark Twain's Resolutions (JOKE)

Posted 10.15.2014 | MarloThomas

Now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual. - Mark Twain See ...