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New Year Resolutions

Ready, Set, Step

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

For me, it was that step, that first step, that was so difficult to take. As the new year approaches, we each have that once-yearly opportunity to create and recreate our own, personalized thousand-mile journey. What's yours?

5 Keys for Setting Intentions for 2013

Pragito Dove | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Pragito Dove

The first thing about setting intentions is that you have to really, really want them to happen. You might be amongst the fortunate whose dreams come true quickly. For most people, however, there are ups and downs along the path. The more you really want your dream, the more likely it is to happen.

Dropping the Ball (or Not): 2013 New Years Musings

Nancy A. Shenker | Posted 02.26.2013 | Business
Nancy A. Shenker

Many of us head into the new calendar year with optimism, resolutions and business/career plans. But how do you ensure that you're not among the "resolution-breakers" for 2013? Here are a few practical tips.

Faith, Fact and Fiction: Three Expectation Extravaganza Superstars

Soul Dancer | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Soul Dancer

As the season soaks or shrivels expectations, hopes blossom into blessed bliss or dissolve due to daily duress. With seasons officially changing, we enter into a unique 10 days where expectations rapidly climax or crash, awash in faiths, facts or fictions.

New Year's Resolution (WATCH)

Posted 12.27.2012 | Home

Every year, I make a New Year's resolution and try really hard to stick to it. A few years ago, I resolved to spend more time with my close friends, a...

Eating Expert Ellyn Satter on Preventing Holiday Weight Gain

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 02.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

If you're worrying about how to resist temptation at the next holiday party, you are not alone. Sadly, too many party-goers are more focused on their ever-spreading mid section than spreading holiday cheer. If all you really want for Christmas is the secret to overcoming overeating, you're in luck.

Resolutions: Healthy or Harmful?

Ashley Koff | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Ashley Koff

I love celebrating the new year, and the concept of resolving to become "better" in whatever sense that resonates for you. That's why I share these thoughts -- because nothing frustrates me more than the January shine, the February wane, and the March drop-off.

A Better, More Successful Approach to the New Year's Resolution

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Brett Blumenthal

It is hard to believe the New Year is almost two weeks away. As much as I like to subscribe to the resolution tradition, I've come to realize over the years that often, they don't stick. The reason is simple: It is human nature to bite off more than we can chew.

32 Things to Do at 32

Brian Penny | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Brian Penny

My birthday this year was on Thanksgiving, and school's out for the winter, so I have a month's head start on the traditional New Year's resolution. Here's how I've been progressing thus far in case anyone needs an idea for a resolution.

WATCH: Simple Steps To Make Your 2013 Resolutions Stick (Start Early!)

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

Before you start making lofty resolutions that you know you won't keep, why don't you prepare to do it right this year? Use my three steps to set yourself up to win and make your resolutions stick.

Holiday Time: Time to Pay Attention

Kathy Kaehler | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Kathy Kaehler

Holiday weight gain can be avoided if you are smart, organized and committed to following these simple steps. Begin by adopting these habits today so you have them well-established before you make another New Year's resolution to lose weight.

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.

It's Time for a New Year Life Review

Donna Henes | Posted 03.20.2012 | Home
Donna Henes

A birthday becomes a timeline, a lifeline, a party line, a deadline. An assessment of our annual bottom line. Our birthday consciousness calls for an accounting of our days on Earth and the lessons that we have or have not learned.

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.

How To Set Practical Health Goals In The New Year

Ruth Zukerman | Posted 03.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Ruth Zukerman

While most New Year's resolutions take time, energy and planning, there are quick changes that you can make today that can improve your well-being and put you in the driver's seat on the journey to a new and improved you.

Traveling Light Into the New Year

Sonya Denyse | Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Sonya Denyse

The difference between a bag and baggage is the weight of the load. A bag won't slow you down. Baggage will. This year, will we begin fully loaded or loaded down?

The Gift of This New Year

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 03.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

As the song "Seasons of Love" from the musical "Rent" suggests, we receive 525,600 minutes over the course of the coming year in which to choose. Some moments will be memorable as triumphs, others fraught with struggle.

Stand For Love

Sara Weinstock | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Sara Weinstock

It seems that the weeks starting off my New Year have been filled with messages that are coming at me from all directions, perhaps the Ganesh is involved.

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.

5 Keys To Less Stress In 2012

Peter Russell | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Peter Russell

As we enter another new year, fear and ever-increasing levels of stress loom large for many. Here are five ways I use to help cope with the pressurized lifestyle most of us have embraced as the new normal.

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.