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What New Year's Resolution Do You Prefer: An Hour at the Gym Every Day, or an Hour (Total) With a Financial Professional?

Jerry Patterson | Posted 12.15.2015 | Business
Jerry Patterson

I recently had my own Groundhog Day scenario, but it wasn't about improving my physical health and wellness. I took part in a research project involving one-on-one interviews with Americans of all ages and backgrounds, to hear about their retirement plans and overall financial wellness.

10 Simple Year-End Income Tax Tips

Lule Demmissie | Posted 12.15.2015 | Business
Lule Demmissie

Sure the tax code is convoluted and April seems so far away, but consumers should seek out expert advice and learn as much as they can about tax basics and how financial products and decisions impact liability.

Do This One Thing and Make 2016 Your Best Year Yet

Sandra Chabot Weber | Posted 12.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sandra Chabot Weber

A non-negotiables list is a list of the most important things/items/activities that are necessary for you to feel your best. They are essential to your life and as the name suggests, are not up for negotiation.

The Holidays, the Practice and the Power of the Polka Dot

Anne M. Samit | Posted 12.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Anne M. Samit

And here's the hand my trusty friend, and gives a hand o' thine! ~ Auld Lang Syne It's the holiday season, and it's dark and cold. And on this night...

More Than Resolutions: 5 Ways to Create Real Change in Your Life

Constance Scharff, Phd | Posted 12.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Constance Scharff, Phd

Transforming your life isn't easy, but it can be done if you are willing to put in any effort required to reach your goal.

5 Ways to Use Your Intuition During the Holidays

Lisa K. | Posted 12.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa K.

The holidays are a great time to engage your intuition to help you to enjoy connecting with others and tune into internal guidance. Plus, it is the perfect time to practice paying attention to the intuitive side of you so you can strengthen your awareness of intuitive messages. Here are some ways your can use your intuition during the holidays.

10 Organizational Tips to Let Go and Start 2016 Off Right

Kayla Mae Talkington | Posted 12.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Kayla Mae Talkington

Despite this being a list of things to de-clutter, the most important step is to sit quietly and ask yourself what needs to be let go of. What will give you the most emotional freedom? Then go do that -- right now.

Just A Bit Of Inspirational Instruction To Help You End The Year

Rachel Brehm | Posted 12.10.2015 | Fifty
Rachel Brehm

December is infamous for thoughts of reflection and resolution. In a world where everything moves so quickly, it's an opportunity to pause. It's a chance to be still and be present. It's a time to consider your successes and achievements, your setbacks and failures.

This Is the Secret to Keeping Your New Year's Resolution

GQ | Posted 12.10.2015 | Healthy Living

By John Jannuzzi for GQ. (Getty Images) The Secret to Keeping Your New Year's Resolution? Start Today... and Don't Tell Anyone. We've arrived at t...

Is Distraction Stealing Your Life? 8 Ways to Stop This Thief!

Trilby D. Johnson | Posted 12.07.2015 | Women
Trilby D. Johnson

With the Christmas and New Year period rapidly approaching, I was reminded of a conversation I had had with a friend earlier in January. We had been discussing how the busyness over the Christmas and New Year period can distract us from our true resolutions. And as women this distractional pull is huge as you juggle so much, not only for yourself, but others around you too.

2016: 3 Options for Resolution-Making

Liz Higgins | Posted 12.07.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Liz Higgins

With only one month left before the new year, I have found myself contemplating resolutions, goals, and the changes I hope to make for myself.

101 Cookie Recipes To Fulfill All Your Holiday Needs

The Daily Meal | Posted 12.04.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

What makes cookies so irresistible? Everyone has an opinion on what the finished product should be -- crispy, crumbly, or chewy -- which is why we couldn't settle on just one recipe to test. Lucky for you!

The Ultimate Latino Holiday Playlist Is Here For All Your Parranda Needs

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 12.03.2015 | Latino Voices

If you thought holiday classics were limited to "Jingle Bells," "The Dreidel Song" or "O Holy Night," you probably weren't raised in a Latino househol...

10 Less Obvious Ways To Reinvent Your Life Next Year

Brianna Wiest | Posted 12.04.2015 | Women
Brianna Wiest

The way you spend your days is the way you spend your life. Goals do not happen in sudden bursts; they are the compilation of hours and days and months and years of work. Start now.

Here's How To Gradually Go Vegan In 2016

Nzinga Young | Posted 12.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Nzinga Young

If you really want to go vegan next year, use December for a head start. Here's what you can do this month to smoothly transition into a vegan 2016.

Staying Stress-Free During the Holidays

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 11.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Perhaps we should all reevaluate the true meaning of this time of the year and reintegrate a little fun into the holidays! Follow my seven simple steps to relieve stress and regain inner tranquility during your holiday season.

My Breakup With Social Media

Laura Aiisha | Posted 11.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Laura Aiisha

For the last few years, I've done a three-week cleanse at this time of year. It gives me pause on all of my normal behaviors as far as food and other ...

Happy Uberdays: Or, 8 Ways Uber Could Save Your Holiday Season

Reba Riley | Posted 11.25.2015 | Comedy
Reba Riley

These ideas are my gift to and the world, and I give them freely. But if Uber wants to give me free holiday rides in return, I will not object.

How to Celebrate This Holiday Season, Amsterdam-style

Eating Europe Tours | Posted 11.23.2015 | Travel
Eating Europe Tours

Can you believe it's already time for the holidays? For many of us, we start seeing holiday decorations pop up starting in late November or early Dece...

3 Ways To Take Your Health And Happiness Back After Losing Them

Michele Lian | Posted 03.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Michele Lian

If you're stuck in a rut that's affecting your mind, body and happiness in negative ways, here are three actionable steps you can start implementing right now to get the wheels of much-needed change turning:

3 Tips for Self-Care Around the Holidays

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

The holiday season is upon us once again. And though the holidays are often all about family gatherings, holiday parties, and taking part in all the various festivities to get in the "holiday spirit," it's important to remember that self-care is vital in these few months.

Did You Open Your Gift Yet? It's Waiting for You!

Brandy Bonner | Posted 11.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Brandy Bonner

Did you know that you were given a gift on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015? What an awesome gift! What did you do with yours? Was it beneficial to your life? Wa...

8 Things To Do (And Not Do) When Things Go Wrong

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Know that moments of foul will happen, and do your best to deal with it in a way that doesn't damage you or others. And know that, no matter what, the foul will pass.

And I Was All Like 'Bye Felicia'

Jamie Silverman | Posted 09.16.2015 | New York
Jamie Silverman

While dating, I began to notice certain recurring trends that biased how I viewed every guy I went out with; criteria that resulted in often unsubstantiated 'Bye Felicias.'

A Rosh Hashanah Sermon on Gender Equality

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 09.15.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

"Man and woman were created in the Divine image. Male and female God created them." Each year we reread the story of creation. We return to our story of origin as a signal that Rosh Hashanah is all about returning to our truest selves -- or as we say in Hebrew, tshuvah.