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New Years Resolutions

Make Happiness Your Goal for 2016

Heather Hubbard | Posted 01.22.2016 | Women
Heather Hubbard

Why is it that we're always trying to "fix" ourselves at the beginning of each year? Declaring that things will be different, that we'll suddenly become better human beings. As if we're somehow flawed and might finally redeem ourselves.

The Ugly Side of Lookism and What We Can Do About It

Heather Laine Talley | Posted 01.22.2016 | Impact
Heather Laine Talley

In a decade of researching and writing about faces and lookism, I have learned that lookism (like sexism, racism, transphobia, and ableism), and our role in perpetuating it, is largely taken for granted. We accept it, sometimes benefit from it, but rarely name it or seek to eradicate it.

Make 2016 Your Year of Mindfulness

Kathy Walsh | Posted 01.21.2016 | Parents
Kathy Walsh

Make this a mindful year. Walk barefoot in the grass, make sandcastles in the sand, play a card game, play a song and dance around the house. As the New Year starts, think about what mindfulness means to you. Look at your parenting style and see what the small things you do every day teach your children.

Tackling Change: Are the Forces With You?

Lara Fielding | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Lara Fielding

Learn to identify the forces influencing your performance by practicing with the dashboard form. Whether you are tackling the playing field and other players, or an ominous change in your life, you can hone your awareness skills so that the forces may be with you!

How Your Weight Affects Your Happiness, According To Science

Happify | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 01.21.2016 | Healthy Living

This goes out to anyone who made a weight loss resolution this year. When it comes down to it, weight is just a number on the scale. It's the lifestyl...

9 Excuses Artists Need to Stop Making in 2016

Bhavani Esapathi | Posted 01.20.2016 | Arts
Bhavani Esapathi

My half arsed execution is always going to be better than that brilliant idea living in your brain and that's just the truth.

The Strange (But Effective) Way I Stick to Hard Goals

Nir Eyal | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business
Nir Eyal

There's a saying that you should never trust a skinny chef. By that logic, you should never trust an out of shape behavioral designer. Over the past ...

5 Tips for Keeping New Year's Resolutions

Merritt Juliano | Posted 01.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Merritt Juliano

It's mid-January, and already I feel the self-imposed pressure of sticking to my New Year's resolutions. I'll be honest: Sometimes, I just don't feel...

A Fresh, Fun, and Fabulous Tip for the New Year

Debbie Lyn Toomey | Posted 01.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Debbie Lyn Toomey

Happy 2016 to you and yours! How's your New Year's resolution coming along? Does the thought of having to do your New Year's resolution make you w...

4 Things to Consider When Taking a Risk in This New Year

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 01.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

So when considering a risk this year or simply executing your New Year's resolutions, keep in mind these four key points that are the staples of successful risk takers:

7 Ways to Achieve Your Goals, Even Though You Have Broken Your Resolutions

Toby Nwazor | Posted 01.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Toby Nwazor

Credit Every year, millions of people around the world make New Year's resolutions. It is because the largest room in the world is the room for impr...

Experiments in Happiness: No Alcohol, Week Two

Shannon Deep | Posted 01.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Shannon Deep

Recap: My New Year's resolution is to stop externalizing my happiness. This year, I'm focusing on my own behaviors and thought processes and experimen...

Why You Love to Procrastinate & What You Can Do to Stop

Amol Sarva | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business
Amol Sarva

We've all been there before, stuck, as task after endless task is stacked on top of our seemingly never-ending plate of responsibilities. We know...

6 Topics to Avoid if You Want to Feel Good About Yourself After Your Next Life Coaching Call

Dana Sitar | Posted 01.19.2016 | Comedy
Dana Sitar

The new year is well under way, and you're ready to take the first step toward achieving your 2016 resolutions: your monthly life coaching call. But those can be a bummer sometimes.

Have You Already Given Up on 2016? Guide to Positive Thinking

Matthew Crawt | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Matthew Crawt

It's the time of year once again where millions of people around the world have set themselves targets known as New Year's resolutions, but have you e...

5 Ways to Bring Your Dreams To Life in 2016

Sienna Brown | Posted 01.18.2016 | Women
Sienna Brown

As the visionaries and believers of our society, we are the people who long to live lives where our dreams can become reality. We make choices and sacrifice certain things so we can work from where we want, doing the things we love.

Mindfulness: An Holistic Approach to Business

Bisila Bokoko | Posted 01.20.2016 | Business
Bisila Bokoko

It's a new year. Now it is about that time to be making new plans, and I do plan to explore mindfulness and how it can help me in my day-to-day, why don't you? It can only help! Bring on the new-and-improved you one step at a time in 2016!

The 9 Commandments Of Batch Cooking

Posted 01.18.2016 | Taste

Mark Bittman once wrote in The New York Times about an “appliance that could help you save money, reduce food waste and get meals on the table faste...

Your One Word Resolution for 2016

Saudia Davis | Posted 01.15.2016 | Business
Saudia Davis

I have found making business resolutions is just about as effective as making personal ones: they begin with good intentions, but often fall short of actually coming true. In fact, studies have found that small business owners break almost 90 percent of their New Year's resolutions within two months. Why?

How to Stick to Your Organization Resolutions

Houzz | Posted 01.15.2016 | HuffPost Home
Houzz

Jennifer Phelps, Houzz Contributor A new year means a fresh start -- an opportunity to do bigger and better things than we did last year. But sometim...

7 Reasons Why Your New Year's Resolutions Are Failing and How to Fix Them to Succeed

Amanda Richardson | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Richardson

Here's a little 7-step diagnostic to help you figure out why your resolutions aren't working - and tips to put you on the right track to an enjoyable and prosperous year.

5 Awesome Questions to Ask Yourself in 2016

Susie Moore | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Often we do not take a moment and think about what really matters to us and what our contribution to the world is. Our wise old friend Socrates said "an unexamined life is not worth living." So take a few minutes, a quiet spot and ask these of yourself (warning: the answers might surprise you!):

2016: How's It Going So Far?

Lauren Zander | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Lauren Zander

Don't get away with mere resolutions again this year! Don't make non-specific promises. To be a "closer" and get your results, make really specific promises and tell everyone. You have no idea how powerful this will be.

9 Ways to Make A Delicious High Protein Breakfast

Rachel Hollis | Posted 01.18.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

I feel like I've tried every diet under the sun, but hands down, the easiest one for me to maintain (and get the best results) is to focus on high pro...

Make Your Home Healthier in 2016

Dorit Sasson | Posted 01.15.2016 | HuffPost Home
Dorit Sasson

You've heard of New Year's health resolutions, but is your home making you sick? Doing your part to protect your home means reducing the exposure to toxins, pesticides, gases, mites and mold.