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New Years' Resolution

The New Year's Talk Every Family Needs to Have

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

We tend to think that medical decision making discussions are primarily for the elderly or for those with cancer. Yes, they need to plan, but this blog is directed at the rest of you who have completely ignored this issue.

5 Fascinating Emotional Eating Studies From 2012

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

This year we got a little closer to understanding why we turn to ice cream and chocolate whenever we get stressed out, crabby or overly emotional. Yes, we still have a lot to learn. Our emotions and eating behavior are incredibly complex.

Live Life Backward in 2013: The Ultimate New Year's Resolution

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

Find your focus for the new year. Live 2013 in reverse, and you will ensure a year not only worth remembering next Dec. 31, but 2013 will be a year of realizing your potential, renewing relationships and a year you will celebrate for the rest of your life.

Making New Year's Resolutions Based on Love

Shasta Nelson, M.Div. | Posted 12.28.2012 | Good News
Shasta Nelson, M.Div.

Whatever belief system you have in place and whatever word you use for that which is bigger than us -- I hope you'll take the time to bring the true spirit of Hanukkah and Christmas into your New Year.

What Unhappy Spouses Are Resolving To Do In The New Year

Alton Abramowitz | Posted 02.26.2013 | Divorce
Alton Abramowitz

While some couples may have kissed under the mistletoe this past holiday season, many others are destined for a date in divorce court.

Ready, Set, Step

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

For me, it was that step, that first step, that was so difficult to take. As the new year approaches, we each have that once-yearly opportunity to create and recreate our own, personalized thousand-mile journey. What's yours?

Dropping the Ball (or Not): 2013 New Years Musings

Nancy A. Shenker | Posted 02.26.2013 | Business
Nancy A. Shenker

Many of us head into the new calendar year with optimism, resolutions and business/career plans. But how do you ensure that you're not among the "resolution-breakers" for 2013? Here are a few practical tips.

New Year's Resolutions? You Can Do It!

Ora Nadrich | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Ora Nadrich

Don't criticize your efforts. It doesn't matter how many of your resolutions you've accomplished so far, but that you've made a concerted effort to realize them. Trying is better than not trying at all.

Make Goals and a Vision for 2013, Not Resolutions

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

When I wrote down my goals, it's not like they all came true overnight. I'd make goals for this year, this month, this week and today. Most days, weeks and months I only made some progress, sometimes none. But I started getting better. And look what happened!

'Yes' Woman

Jennifer Langione | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Langione

While my progress has been gradual, failure and rejection have become less prominent factors in my decision-making process. My goal is to embrace change and uncertainty as I get older rather than submit to an apprehensive lifestyle.

10 Things I Want to Go Away in 2013

Susan Silver | Posted 02.26.2013 | Fifty
Susan Silver

10. 10. Floral Dresses: This is a fashion trend that does not work. It looks like a garden exploded on you. Even the fashionable first lady is doing it and I say that the only time floral dresses worked was in London... in 1940!

Faith, Fact and Fiction: Three Expectation Extravaganza Superstars

Soul Dancer | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Soul Dancer

As the season soaks or shrivels expectations, hopes blossom into blessed bliss or dissolve due to daily duress. With seasons officially changing, we enter into a unique 10 days where expectations rapidly climax or crash, awash in faiths, facts or fictions.

Success In 2013 Starts With A New Year's Sleep Resolution

Dr. Robert Oexman | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Robert Oexman

In setting New Year's resolutions this year, maybe we should stack the deck in our favor by getting the right "mindset" for achieving our goals. It all starts with sleep -- pair any resolution you have with more sleep for the best results.

One Simple Resolution: Gardening

Dr. Andrew Weil | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Andrew Weil

In a busy and adventurous life, I've never found any activity that so efficiently concentrates most of what human beings need to be healthy and happy. Gardening is indispensable. It elevates.

13 Travel Resolutions For 2013

Peggy Goldman | Posted 02.26.2013 | Travel
Peggy Goldman

I resolve to turn off my "work brain" when on a trip.

New Year, Same You -- But Better!

Ann Blumenthal Jacobs | Posted 02.25.2013 | Women
Ann Blumenthal Jacobs

Remember that the beginning of every year is a new, fresh start. You may not achieve all of your goals, but every little bit will help make this year even better than the last. What do you plan to do differently this year from last year?

Make Your New Years Resolution Prehabilitation

Mache Seibel, MD | Posted 02.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Mache Seibel, MD

One in two Americans is coping with a chronic disease, and many require rehabilitation. That's why I'm suggesting this year your New Year's resolution be "prehabilitation," a term defined by Wikipedia as, "a form of strength training, aims to prevent injuries before the actual occurrence."

Top 6 New Year's Resolution Tips

Ben Greenfield | Posted 02.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

Are you tired of making the same New Year's resolution to lose weight or get in better shape, year after year?

Achieve Your New Year's Resolution With Help From These Apps

Reuters | Natasha Baker | Posted 02.25.2013 | Technology

By Natasha Baker (Reuters) - Whether it is improving health or managing finances better, about 87 percent of Americans will make resolu...

What Should Parents Do About New Years Resolutions?

Diana Grycan | Posted 02.21.2013 | Impact
Diana Grycan

As I think about the impending new year, it occurs to me that all of us have resolutions that we can easily make, and possibly forget as the year progresses. We all do it. We are serious about our commitments at first, and then, somehow, we fall into old patterns.

New Year's Resolution (WATCH)

Posted 12.27.2012 | MarloThomas

Every year, I make a New Year's resolution and try really hard to stick to it. A few years ago, I resolved to spend more time with my close friends, a...

Eating Expert Ellyn Satter on Preventing Holiday Weight Gain

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 02.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

If you're worrying about how to resist temptation at the next holiday party, you are not alone. Sadly, too many party-goers are more focused on their ever-spreading mid section than spreading holiday cheer. If all you really want for Christmas is the secret to overcoming overeating, you're in luck.

Use an Anti-Charity to Kick Start Your New Year's Resolutions

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Van Edwards

Most motivation behaviors are rewards for achievement, but what if there was a punishment for not achieving your goals? Enter the anti-charity. The less you believe in the cause, the harder you'll work to succeed at your goal!

For Successful New Year's Resolutions: Have Fewer Choices

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Van Edwards

How can you approach New Year's resolutions differently this year? A fascinating study about the paradox of choice might shed light onto the human behavior behind the New Year's resolution failure rate.

End The Year With A Bang! 5 Easy Steps

Laurie Gerber | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

This practice is about mental and spiritual mastery, or controlling your thoughts in order to be effective and confident. Whatever is blocking you or weighing on you now is the same that will impede your path in the new year. So please, take some time to do this writing exercise.