If you're in the entertainment business, the name Garry Marshall means success and longevity. When you read, or much better listen to, Marshall's book, My Happy Days in Hollywood - A Memoir, you will come away with a fine appreciation of how to achieve lasting success in any business.
Don't let the name fool you. Happy New Year has nothing in common with vacuous holiday comedies like New Year's Eve. The film explores the lives of soldiers wounded in war, digging into the ugly internal war so many soldiers face upon returning home.
We need to find healthy and safe ways to continue traditions in our modern world so we can keep exploring and finding them.
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?
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.
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.
Play is what children need to do -- and keeping the spirit of play alive for children no matter where they are, no matter what their circumstances, is vital.
More doctors and veterinarians now recognize that many illnesses begin as people and pets accumulate toxic materials. As toxins build up they block normal regulatory systems and can lead to the body's loss of ability to regulate and function.
Even we know it can be harder than you think to avoid "love chub." So if you are like many of us who resolve to live healthier lives in 2012, here are my top tips for sticking to your resolution.
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.
Is annihilation the only way to understand "the end" biblically?
We're already anticipating the opening of a new crop of retailers ready to serve our fashion needs. I'll see you all on opening day!
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."