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New Year Resolutions

52 Ways to Awaken Your Playful Spirit in 2016

Meredith Sinclair | Posted 01.13.2016 | Parents
Meredith Sinclair

Here are some sure-fire ways to awaken your playful spirit (and your family's), in the coming year. And if I'm wrong, at least you'll all have had a really great time trying.

16 Ways To Hit The Refresh Button In The New Year

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 01.07.2016 | Healthy Living

After a jolly season of turkey dinners, holiday parties, Champagne cocktails and more social obligations than you can even remember, it's natural to w...

12 Incredible Pet-Positive New Year's Resolutions for 2016

LittleThings | Posted 12.30.2015 | Good News
LittleThings

With so many of us animal lovers and pet owners out there, shouldn't we be including our furry friends among our top priorities for the new year?

20 Lessons Learned In 2015

Joel L. Daniels | Posted 12.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Joel L. Daniels

Being human doesn't mean perfection. it means you live and learn and love and grow into yourself a little more each day, and pray you get as close to getting right as you possibly can. Word up.

7 Transformative Ways to Keep Your New Year's Healthy Eating Resolution

Lisa Lewtan | Posted 12.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Lewtan

You have valiantly made New Year's resolutions through the years to lose weight, eat healthy, and not give in to binge snacking. Each time, way in advance of Valentine's Day, you've abandoned hope of putting your obsessive eating habits behind you.

A Secret Stash Of Wisdom To Get You Through The Year

Iris Ruth Pastor | Posted 12.16.2015 | Fifty
Iris Ruth Pastor

By last February, I had forgotten most of my New Year's resolutions. My good intentions had been sabotaged by reality, stress, habit and sheer laziness. However, one tiny little resolution -- one tiny little commitment to excellence -- survived the lethargy of winter.

'Anything' Is Not Possible -- And That's OK

Andre Averbug | Posted 12.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Andre Averbug

Therefore, rather than buying into the "anything is possible" meme, the best attitude one can have is to be flexible and not rely solely on one dream. Be ready to give your best, stretch your limits, but also to reinvent yourself and choose new paths and objectives. It is desirable to have ambitious goals, but only so long as they are truly achievable.

Doors: The Gateway to Reinvention

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 12.07.2015 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Doors - they hold the promise of something new, curiosity, adventure, fresh starts, mystery. They all stand just on the other side of that door. So close yet so far away. Bringing two worlds together, yet part of the same. Inches apart yet so divided.

Running in Heels

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 10.19.2015 | Business
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

A friend of mine recently referred to me as the "CEO of Running in Heels magazine" -- I laughed, thought it was cute and clever, and then realized what it really meant.

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
Houzz

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 vulnerable a...

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
SELF

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