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New Year Resolutions

How to Be Spiritually Fit in 2012

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 02.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Being spiritually fit is not a place of destination at which we one day arrive; it is a journey of a lifetime for the awake and willing, and it begins with your first step, even if it isn't perfect.

The Funniest Someecards For New Year's 2012

Posted 12.31.2011 | Comedy

The new year is supposed to be a time for second chances and new beginnings, but as anyone who's ever made a "get in shape" resolution can attest, the...

Stress Relief In 2012: Make Those Resolutions Stick!

Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW | Posted 02.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW

What if the changes were such simple shifts of attention that they required virtually no effort? And what if, on top of all that, they actually made your life better? With these easy shortcuts to wellbeing, this will be the year that your New Year's resolutions finally stick.

6 Easy Resolutions That Will Change Your Life

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 02.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

I confess -- I'm a resolution maker. I've found the best resolutions, those where I reap immediate and lasting benefits, are when I set goals for improving my side of an important relationship.

What Went Right in 2011?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 02.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

I have a new plan for resolutions this year. Instead of looking at what is not working and how I can change for next year, I've decided to look at what went right in 2011 and build on that.

12 Questions to Make 2012 Your Best Year Yet

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 02.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Tara Sophia Mohr

You deserve a rich, joyful 2012, and it is available to you. Grab a journal or grab a friend, and share your answers to this series of prompts.

Safety vs. Bravery

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 02.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

Just as songs are to be shared, not merely sung, life is to be lived, not merely survived. So live while you're alive; let 2012 be a year filled with bravery, rather than safety.

New Year's Resolutions: Can You Make Them Stick?

Loren Ridinger | Posted 02.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Loren Ridinger

Forget perfection. Set your sights on finishing that marathon, not on running it. If you compete to complete, you'll be a winner. Believe in yourself and don't look back -- 2012 is going to be "your" year, and it is just the beginning.

A New Year's Ritual: Get Clear, Then Surrender

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 02.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

Each New Year I set powerful intentions that will strengthen my Spirit Junkie mentality and be of high service to the world. In this vlog I share my New Year's ritual and guide you to do the same.

How To Find Inner Freedom

Sandra Ingerman | Posted 02.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Sandra Ingerman

For many of us on a spiritual path we go back and forth between separate states of consciousness and divine states.

Why Niceness Is Underrated (And Why It's My Resolution for 2012)

M. Lin | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living
M. Lin

I remember my most common resolution from my late teens and early 20s, one that saw itself repeated year after year: "Be nicer." It sounds simple, bland and perhaps a bit banal. But don't be fooled -- it's one of the hardest things you can try to do.

The Wonders of 'Prep Week'

Victoria Moran | Posted 02.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Victoria Moran

This can't be some New Year's resolution deal where one slip up means I have to write the whole thing off. I have to strive to go two steps forward and realize that, sometimes, there will be one step back. And I can't do that alone.

A Vision Is a Dream With a Deadline

Soren Petersen | Posted 02.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Soren Petersen

At the end of the year, people make New Year's resolutions that last a week or so at the most. Why is it so difficult to change when the world is filled to the brim with self help books? Perhaps it is time to seek out ideas from an area where change is essential to survival.

Stuck on New Year's Resolutions? Try This, Instead

Amy Gutman | Posted 02.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Amy Gutman

I've always loved the idea of New Year's resolutions, but for all my ever-so-good intentions, I never quite seem to keep them. So this year, I'm try­ing some­thing new. Instead of establishing a list of goals and strug­gling to reach them, I've decided to think in terms of possibilities.

Pick a New Resolution: 12 Strategies to Survive the Holidays Without New Year's Regrets

JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS | Posted 02.26.2012 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS

Between the mandatory alcohol-soaked company party, your aunt's Paula Deen-inspired dinner and the dreaded annual Golden Corral family get-together, the six weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year's create a fat-fueled purgatory.

Awaken To The Circle Of Wholeness: A Spiritual Practice For The New Year

Joel and Michelle Levey | Posted 02.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Joel and Michelle Levey

While the holidays, solstice and New Year may present a myriad of complexities and distractions, this season also offers the opportunity to pause and reflect more deeply on your life, to clarify priorities and affirm clear directions and intentions for the year to come.

Consciousness vs. Willpower: How To Make 'Resolutions' From The Inside Out

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 02.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

The truth is, "will"-power won't -- it won't sustain us for the long haul because it's being held in place only by the conscious mind, and that part of the mind tends to get distracted, bored, tired and restless.

Eating Experts Wish You A Diet-Free New Year

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 02.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

Before you make yet another New Year's resolution to lose weight for good, now might be a good time to ask yourself Dr. Phil's quintessential question: "How's that working for you?"

Failing Forward Into the New Year

Red Room | Posted 02.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Red Room

Every year, people make resolutions to start yoga, lose weight, change their diet, begin meditating and become healthy. Every year, they fail miserably. And that's a good thing.

5 Ways To Reboot And Recharge

Ilana Donna Arazie | Posted 12.13.2011 | Healthy Living
Ilana Donna Arazie

Start the new year off on the right foot. Here are a few ways to reassess, reawaken and recharge so we can take on the year and make it a sweet one.

Hindu Niyamas: Ancient Resolutions for New Years

Suhag A. Shukla, Esq. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Suhag A. Shukla, Esq.

For all you yogis out there -- my list of resolutions may just be the same as yours -- they are, of course, the five eternal yamas.

Family Dinners -- Now Comes the Hard Part

Marshall P. Duke | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marshall P. Duke

The family dinners on plain old days are important. But they need not be held every night -- three family dinners a week have significant impact the research tells us; five have even greater positive effects.

2011 Comedy New Year's Resolutions

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

2010 was a big year for comedy, but not for altogether funny reasons. We're looking forward to 2011, but first want to make some promises to ourselves...

New Year's Spiritual Renewal: Transform Your Identity

Thomas Amelio | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas Amelio

What are the "spiritual" approaches to change that go deeper -- and are far more successful -- than the mere making of resolutions?

New Year's Resolutions: 10 Easy Ways To Recharge, Restore And Renew In 2011

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

This year, don't think of New Year's resolutions as a punishment or a task; see them as a way to introduce (or reintroduce) positive behaviors into yo...