If you are opting out of the over-the-top party this year and entertaining friends and family at home, I've rounded up a few New Years Eve party-planning musts.
It's been an eventful year for all of us in the New York retail and fashion scene, from grand old friends such as Bergdorf Goodman and Macy's undergoi...
In America, most of us celebrate a new year on January 1, according to the Gregorian calendar. But some parts of the world have different traditions.
Have you written a New Year's resolution for yourself? If you haven't written it yet, it's about time to write it now.
Why does it sometimes feel like it's effortless to let negative habits creep up, but when we want to change them -- or add a new healthy habit -- it feels nearly impossible?
Today we can ask ourselves the ultimate question: To what will we devote our life in this very short span of time that we have in this world? What will captivate us, be the focus of our life's energy, be what we care most about in the world. In short -- what will we worship?
I can see her in front of me, her two braids dancing on her winter coat, her flushed cheeks, jumping faster and faster, her eyes on the far shore, which now seemed farther and farther away.
Try this: write, honestly, what you're thinking about today. Then look at it next year. Maybe you'll see what you'll hold onto, and maybe see what you'll need to let go.
As a public service, I was scrolling through the channel guide to see what sort of festive broadcasting would be on television New Year's Eve.
You can make your life purposeful, meaningful and enjoyable, and can choose to be the driver of your life or be driven by others. The choice, as well as the excuse, is yours. I pray that we retain the ability to choose what we want in our lives.
Dreaming: Visualization I'm a believer in the power of dreaming to create the future you want. I think sometimes people look at my life and think ...
Eve of 2014. Are you as tired as I am of committing to some new form of to-do list that within 45 days will just fly out the window leaving behind mo...
From the celebratory last-day-of-the-year double burger to the please-don't-shout hangover burger for the year's first day.
What I realized is that my resolutions were focused more around what I should NOT be doing versus who I SHOULD strive to be. I usually found that by the second or third week of January, I had reverted back to my old habits and my resolutions were forgotten or at least ignored.
Mark Twain once offered his view that "New Year's is a harmless annual institution, of no particular use to anyone save as a scapegoat for promiscuous drunks, and friendly calls and humbug resolutions." Mark Twain does not have a new single out for the holiday, but one of my first musical heroes Eric Carmen of Raspberries fame does.