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New Years' Resolution

New Year's Resolutions That Stick

Dike Drummond, M.D. | Posted 03.01.2012 | Fifty
Dike Drummond, M.D.

A New Year can be a time for new beginnings. New Year's resolutions are one way to make changes in your life... go to for the extraordinary and live your dreams... but only if you make them stick. So here's how.

Eleanor Goldberg

Resolve To Become An Activist In 2012 | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.02.2012 | Impact

When Time Magazine named "The Protester" the person of the year, it confirmed one the most critical lessons of 2011. When brave, impassioned voices c...

9 Keys to Getting Out of Your Funk in 2012

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 03.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

It's time to sweep out your negative attitudes, emotions and behaviors and make room for positive ones. Get out of your funk and choose to ring in health and happiness in 2012.

Do You Make These 7 New Year's Resolutions Mistakes?

Noah St. John | Posted 03.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Noah St. John

Don't fall into that old pattern of not believing in yourself. You CAN make positive changes in your life this year.

The Cycle Of Success: Achieving Your Healthy Weight In 2012

Will Aguila, M.D. | Posted 03.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Will Aguila, M.D.

This is what you have to do to keep that New Year's resolution alive, regardless of what your resolution is. Plant your determination and "watch it grow." Understand the cycle of success and how it works so that you keep looking ahead and adjusting your path.

Want To Be Happier In 2012? Ask Yourself These 6 Questions

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 03.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

How do you resolve well? This is trickier than it sounds. Here are some tips for making your resolutions as effective as possible.

Public Health In 2012: A Wish List

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.01.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The unnecessary death of good ideas -- and of people -- is much on my mind as the new year looms, with its promise of fresh starts. For far too long already, a failure to turn what we know into what we do has cost us dearly.

The Best Way To Set New Year's Resolutions? The Snowball Effect

Jessica Cassity | Posted 03.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Jessica Cassity

By starting with a small but doable goal on Jan. 1 you'll be able to transition to increasingly challenging goals, slowly building up the confidence you need to make life-long change. Fast and furious isn't often the right way to set resolutions.

10 Young Celebs Talk Overcoming Their Fears!

Posted 05.02.2012 | Home

It's commonly said that on the other side of every fear is freedom. So this new year, vow to improve your life and boost your confidence by conquerin...

New Year's Resolutions for Alzheimer's Caregivers

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 02.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Rita Altman, R.N.

New Year's is a great opportunity for caregivers to recognize the challenges they may face in 2012 and recommit themselves to becoming a better caregiver every day.

Creating Meaningful Mindful Resolutions

Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D. | Posted 02.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D.

New Year's resolutions can be daunting. If you're feeling overwhelmed by the thought of making them, it may be helpful to rename them -- how about New Year's goals, intentions or reflections?

Your Good Gut Guide to a Healthy New Year

Gerard E. Mullin, M.D. | Posted 03.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Gerard E. Mullin, M.D.

Making -- and keeping -- healthy resolutions can be challenging, but even more important for people who are coping with preexisting digestive conditions such as GERD and IBS. Fortunately, with a few key lifestyle changes, you can keep your gut healthy all year long.

New Year's Resolutions: Fate Or Fortitude?

Fahad Faruqui | Posted 02.29.2012 | Religion
Fahad Faruqui

If God wanted something to happen in our lives then it would, right? So the effort we put into our goals is only possible to a certain extent -- or so we may think.

Resolving to Be a Great -- Well, Better -- Mother

Maggie Lamond Simone | Posted 02.29.2012 | Parents
Maggie Lamond Simone

The fact that I'm a parent does not obviate my need to reassess, re-evaluate and continue to craft my goals and resolutions, and while I can't say with 100 percent certainty, I am pretty sure they involve more than getting dressed.

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.

Fail-Proof Your Healthy New Year's Resolutions

Posted 01.04.2012 | Healthy Living

Some of the most popular New Year's resolutions are about getting fit, losing weight and eating an all-around healthier diet. But lofty goals such as ...

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.

High Resolution

Floyd Elliot | Posted 02.28.2012 | Comedy
Floyd Elliot

Some might dismiss New Year's resolutions as overblown, impossible to keep and rapidly abandoned, but that's exactly why I love them.

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 Resolution: A Confucian View

Rodney L. Taylor, Ph.D. | Posted 02.28.2012 | Religion
Rodney L. Taylor, Ph.D.

The point of a resolution is the establishment of a goal and the commitment to that goal. We want to be a better person whatever our religious or non-religious persuasion and we make a resolution to pursue ways to fulfill that goal.

Resolution For 2012: Enjoy Yourself

Michael Sigman | Posted 02.28.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

New Year's resolutions tend to focus on denying ourselves stuff we love, on the assumption that if it feels good it must be bad. But why not just pick out something you love and resolve to enjoy yourself?

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.