You had your champagne ready, your tie, hemline or sweatpants were smoothed out and you were ready to toast to the new year. All, you needed was for that ball to drop, but then someone asked you the dreaded question: "What's your New Year's resolution?"
May 2012 bless you with many opportunities to expand beyond your former limits of wealth and well-being and into the greater appreciation of who you truly are.
Making New Year's resolutions that last requires a smarter approach. Too often they are set in a few moments rather than giving the process the serious attention it deserves -- or, better said, that you deserve.
But this is our year. I can feel it. We'll sojourn into the unexplored realms of substance and coherent logic. We'll even ditch such phrases as "evangelical voting block."
I have learned over and over again in this world that the heart knows a deeper truth than reason can reach. Connection matters. Caring and kindness trump every rationale.
As the New Year begins, it only seems right to offer a recipe for a soup that is chock full of vegetables and even a little bit of fruit. The creamy s...
Failing is part of life. You will be dumped, hurt, betrayed, rejected and disappointed. That doesn't matter. It is what you do next that counts. Will you go back to bed and stay there for a week? Or will you say "their loss," and try again?
You need to start with an assessment of where you are before spending time on where you want to be. You have to wrap up the loose ends before you make commitments for next year.
New Year is a time for reflection and memories. One of those magic moments is the family gathering for the New Year. One of the "musts" was, of course, The Pannetone.
You know how sometimes just saying the numbers of the New Year feels so awkward? Not the case with 2012. In fact, it almost feels like a familiar, if not slightly used, year.
By Alicia Taubert University of Nebraska at Omaha Put down that sugar cookie. I know, I know, it feels like Christmas break just started, but if yo...
Back when he was a candidate, then-Senator Obama criticized President George W. Bush for his frequent reliance on signing statements to circumvent Congressional intent. What a difference executive power makes.
I know I always feel compelled to get everything in order in January... to streamline my spaces after the visual over-stimulation of the holidays!
We vow each year to makeover sagging bodies with less fatty foods and more exercise. We can also makeover sagging marriages.
The countdown began and "3, 2, 1, Feliz Anos!" reverberated through the hall as strangers kissed strangers and both new and old friends embraced