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New Years' Resolution

How Writing 'The List' (of People I've Slept With) Helped Me Get Ready For The New Year

Jill Di Donato | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Jill Di Donato

Usually reserved for bad rom-coms, frat boys and women who are just becoming familiar with the idea that they will probably sleep with multiple people before finding "The One," The List actually taught me a couple things about myself.

9 Ways To Achieve Your Fitness Resolutions

Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.08.2013 | Fifty

In 2009, while Tony Whatley was participating in the National Handball Championships at the University of Minnesota, he noticed two unexpected things:...

17 Resolutions From Huff/Post 50 Bloggers

Posted 01.02.2013 | Fifty

Is there any other holiday/excuse to party that has as much optimism as New Year's? Around this time every year, our collective eyes look into the fut...

An Inspiring Post-Split New Year’s Resolution

Jennifer Ball | Posted 03.03.2013 | Divorce
Jennifer Ball

For the past six years, I have been Divorced. For a long time, it was pretty much the only thing that you needed to know about me.

Readers Reveal Their New Year’s Resolutions

Posted 01.01.2013 | Divorce

If there's ever a time when a New Year's resolution seems particularly appropriate, it's after divorce. HuffPost Divorce readers agree. This year, ...

A New Way To Achieve Your New Year's Resolution

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.01.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

New Year's resolutions are always tough to maintain. But is there a neurological secret to staying on top of your new goals? HuffPost Live host Ab...

New Year's Resolution: There Is Always A Solution

Agapi Stassinopoulos | Posted 03.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Agapi Stassinopoulos

Intentions set a direction toward a new vision, opening the vista to see where one wants to go, making it easier to go toward the intention. There is less resistance with intentions than with resolutions.

Resolutions: 10 Promises This Midlifer Is Making For 2013

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.03.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Resolutions are made to be broken, some say. Still, in my world, a fresh new calendar is inspiration for a few life do-overs. I, along with other resolution-makers, believe with all our hearts that in this next year we will live healthier, fuller lives -- if only we promise to.

13 Resolutions for 2013

Susan Orlins | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan Orlins

'Tis the season to obsess... about New Year's resolutions. For a worrywart, it is challenging to come up with just one resolution when there are so many choices, so I have selected several from my 2012 grab bag to inspire you to worry less and indulge more in 2013.

Out With the Old, in With the New

Mary Pritchard | Posted 03.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

Every year, like most people, I make my New Year's resolutions on Jan. 1. And then I battle with them for the rest of the year.

New Year's Resolution: I Will Become a Positive Thinker

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tian Dayton

Is happiness a choice, or a fleeting experience that occurs only when all our stars are all perfectly aligned? Can we lose happiness as easily as we find it, or are there attitudes we can adopt that will counter feelings of pessimism and help us to build a stronger, more resilient self?

10 Things Every Child Needs to Know

Christine Organ | Posted 03.02.2013 | Religion
Christine Organ

Children can break your heart in one instant, then cause your heart to swell to near-bursting the next. But through it all -- through the tantrums, homework battles and curfew fights -- we need to take a step back and think about what we really want our children to know and to learn.

Don't Sabotage Your New Year's Resolution Efforts Before You've Even Started: 6 Simple Steps

Ann Rasmussen | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Ann Rasmussen

If we come at New Year's resolutions with a teeth-gritted determination to change, we inevitably defeat ourselves. Why? Because when we assume a fighting stance, bracing ourselves against temptations, we actually limit the resources that we bring to our challenge.

5 Tips to Help Make Your Resolutions Stick

Therese Borchard | Posted 03.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

I know what you're thinking: another cheesy, goody-two-shoes blog on how I can keep all those goals I've set going into 2013. If you abhor such articles (like 10 ways to de-clutter your bathroom), then keep on reading. I'm like you -- normal.

New Year's Musings 2013

Beth Weinstock | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Beth Weinstock

Listening, I found myself missing the part of me that is more contemplative, that goes at a slow enough pace to savor the sight of the moon, that ponders the multiverse, that lives more fully in my imagination.

'Are You Phonely Tonight?': A New Year's Resolution

Marshall P. Duke | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Marshall P. Duke

For many people, the Christmas and New Year holidays have been called "the hap-hap-happiest time of the year." For many, however, as we all know, they are among the loneliest.

Replace Goals and Resolutions With Agreements and Promises of Action

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

As we prepare to turn the page on 2012 and ring in 2013, it's highly likely that most of us will be making resolutions regarding weight loss that go something like, "I want to lose 30 pounds in three months." Over the past 20 years, I have come to realize that having a goal by itself does not lead to success.

3 New Year's Resolutions All Married Couples Should Make

M. Gary Neuman | Posted 03.02.2013 | Weddings
M. Gary Neuman

What will be your New Year's resolution? I bet I know what it won't be: "Make my marriage great." Isn't it fascinating that although we know how important our marriages are to our lives, it's never the top resolution?

The Most Important Resolution You Could Make in the New Year

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Brett Blumenthal

In the new year, resolving to conquer your fears is one of the most important resolutions you can make. Doing so will help you keep other resolutions, reach your goals and achieve ultimate happiness.

Are You Resigned to Last Year's Bad Luck?

Rob White | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

For 2013, I'm taking a different tack: I'm going to focus on shedding old perspectives and negative mindsets that prevent me from seeing the world with fresh eyes.

Tips to Help Keep Your Money Resolutions

Neale Godfrey | Posted 03.02.2013 | Business
Neale Godfrey

When it comes to our money resolution, the biggest mistake is that we jump into a "Money Diet" -- and fall off that as quickly as we fall off our food diets.

Top 10 Resolutions Anyone Can Keep

Jenny Isenman | Posted 03.02.2013 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

I'm so tired of looking back at the resolutions of the past year and realizing they lasted no longer than a week, which is why this year, I've decided to make a list that's way less ambitious.

Make Brain Fitness One of Your New Year's Resolutions

Rita Altman, R.N. | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Rita Altman, R.N.

No matter your age, these simple tips will help maintain and improve your brain health, and may even help delay or slow the progression of memory loss caused by Alzheimer's disease or other dementias.

Five Easy Things You (Really) Can Do for A Happier Year

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 03.02.2013 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

But how about five simple things you can do to be happier--which you really can do? Here are five easy things you can do for a happier life next year. And they're a lot easier than losing 20 pounds.

2013: A Year to Change Your Karma

Amy Chan | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Chan

I've never been big on New Year's resolutions. Rather, I regard these as commitments of evolving, on a journey to always strive to be better.