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New Years Resolutions

3 Tricks for Making Your Good Habits Stick

Amy Morin | Posted 03.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Just because you're struggling with self-discipline doesn't mean you have to raise the white flag and declare your self-improvement efforts a complete failure. Instead, work to increase the chances that you'll stick to your healthier habits -- even when you don't feel like it.

Days of Inspiration for the New Year!

Menna van Praag | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Menna van Praag

"Never complain, never explain." -- Dorothy Parker This is a fantastic mantra to remember while you're engaged in the journey of following your dream...

3 Smartphone Apps to Live an "Examined" Life

Michael Ruderman | Posted 03.06.2015 | Technology
Michael Ruderman

How are you tracking your progress toward your goals? Make it easy on yourself by using passive data collection. Look at that data regularly, holding yourself accountable to the metrics. Then you'll be living the Socratic dream - a well-examined life.

The Quickest, Smartest Way to Bring More Love into Your Life

Ken Page | Posted 02.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Ken Page

Practice this micro-meditation as many times as you wish, and just watch as your reservoir of love deepens and widens, day after day. The chances are great that it will, and that your life will become richer and more enjoyable, and you'll start meeting new people who also love you for who you are.

Fall In Love With the Process

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 02.19.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

Don't wait until you've fully reached your goal to applaud yourself. Give yourself kudos for all the efforts you make along the way.

50 One-Word Resolutions For Life After Divorce

Heather Sweeney | Posted 02.17.2015 | Divorce
Heather Sweeney

These words describe the journey I've been on since my divorce. These words aren't just for a new year, but for a new me. The divorced me. The single me. The independent me working on a new life chapter.

Don't Tell Your Mother, But the Key to a Healthier Life Is Lowering Your Ambition

Lorna Borenstein | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Lorna Borenstein

Your goals for a healthier, happier life can be achieved; you just need to lower your ambitions in order to change your habits. Instead of crafting dramatic resolutions which require great willpower, I urge you instead to start taking the smallest, achievable steps possible. Start small, very, very small, and you can build a new foundation for a healthy life.

Days of Inspiration for the New Year!

Menna van Praag | Posted 02.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Menna van Praag

"Every so often I bump into stone walls and I have to pick myself up and climb over them." -- Vivien Leigh Without tenacity you'll give up at the fir...

Scientific Findings Can Help Get Your Resolutions Back on Track

Dr. Anna Sher Simon | Posted 02.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Anna Sher Simon

Occasional slip-ups do not mean you are incapable of self-control, but rather that you either didn't manage your fuel well or are taking on something too big too soon... also, that you are human.

So... How's That New Year's Resolution Going?

James E. Porter | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
James E. Porter

Ever wondered why you break your New Year's resolutions within days or weeks of starting them? It's probably due to stress. Most of us don't realize t...

Chef Marcus Samuelsson, Other Key Influencers Use Monday to Keep 2015 Healthy

Diana K. Rice | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Diana K. Rice

Ready to make the commitment? To inspire you, I polled leading food and lifestyle influencers about their 2015 Healthy Monday resolutions. Here's what they had to say.

5 Reinvention Steps To Actually Fulfill Your New Fitness Goals

John Tarnoff | Posted 02.10.2015 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

A few friends have sheepishly admitted that their New Year's Resolutions to get back to the gym have derailed, so I thought I would try to apply the 5-step principle of Boomer Reinvention to personal fitness. Maybe it's a methodology that could work for you if you've fallen off the workout wagon.

Sticking to Your Money Resolutions

Mary Johnson | Posted 02.10.2015 | College
Mary Johnson

One of the best ways for college students to sustain financial resolutions is to avoid broad, generic goals such as "I will spend less money." Instead, think small and be more specific in what you plan to do.

Can We Actually Talk About Recovery This Year?

Patrick R. Krill | Posted 02.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Patrick R. Krill

So as we move ahead in this new year, let's all resolve to look for the other side of the story when it comes to addiction, and let's be willing to show that our intellectual and emotional capacities for discussing the issue go beyond the bad news.

Polite and Polished Resolutions

Jodi R. R. Smith | Posted 02.03.2015 | Business
Jodi R. R. Smith

At book club earlier this month, we were chatting about New Year's resolutions. There were the typical pledges to eat healthier and exercise more. One participant scoffed saying that resolutions never work.

A Few Thoughts Regarding 2015

Stephanie Harper | Posted 02.02.2015 | Women
Stephanie Harper

I can continue to take pleasure in small victories, moments, and search for beauty on daily basis. I can continue to love and to grow in that love -- what it means and how it can transform. And, above all, I can be grateful. I am here and I am alive and sometimes, more often than not, this is more than enough.

9 Simple And Delicious Ways To Make Your Meals Just A Little Bit Healthier

Kenden Alfond | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Kenden Alfond

What if, instead all the negative food-body thoughts, feeling like a failure, and regret-eating, we could have a lighter more positive touch and just make a few super do-able substitutions to our recipes?

3 Health Care Resolutions for Democrats in 2015

Alex Tolbert | Posted 01.30.2015 | Politics
Alex Tolbert

The vote to renew CHIP funding is another opportunity for Republicans to influence the U.S. health care system in 2015. Democrats need to have a plan to secure a renewal of the CHIP program "as is" without sacrificing priorities in other areas.

Awesome Blogs Every UX Designer Should Follow in 2015

Iva Turgut | Posted 03.31.2015 | Huffpost Code
Iva Turgut

Still looking for that perfect New Year's resolution? Well, deciding to read more is a great one to get your 2015 up to a great start.

Why Americans Need to Stop Trivializing Stalking

Davian Hoffman | Posted 03.24.2015 | Crime
Davian Hoffman

I've started passively collecting examples of items and products that trivialize stalking. I don't seek out this stuff, it seems to be just out there in the world. Greeting cards, coffee mugs and so much more.

Time for an Energy Audit

Leigh Weinraub | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Leigh Weinraub

This exercise will give you a chance to view your life as the force of energy that you are. When you're done, you'll have a clearer view into the things that cost and feed your energy, along with things that help you conserve it. This kind of awareness is the essential beginning of any change.

Days of Inspiration for the New Year!

Menna van Praag | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Menna van Praag

"No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself." -- Virginia Woolf When I read this quote I felt my shoulders drop and a bi...

Days of Inspiration for the New Year!

Menna van Praag | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Menna van Praag

"I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do." -- Georgia O'Keeffe ...

New Year's Resolutions: Take 2, or Maybe 22

Ginny Gilder | Posted 03.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Ginny Gilder

It's already the fourth Thursday of the new year. How's that New Year's resolution of yours going? Still alive and going strong, or staggering in the ...

4 Simple Things You Can Do to Improve Your Mental Wellness

Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O. | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Matt Goldenberg D.O.

Many of the same behavioral activation techniques that are used in the treatment of depression can improve your mental wellness even if you do not suffer from depression.