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!
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.
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!):
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?
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.
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.
Sometimes goals are interpersonal. You have a goal of getting along better with your spouse or partner.
One friend named 2016 Simplicity; another named it Acceptance. This seems worth trying -- a theme for the year. So I've named 2016 Noticing.
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After the ball drops on New Year's Eve, there is a trend most matrimonial attorneys have become very familiar with -- a post-holiday season surge in divorce filings. Marriages end for many reasons all throughout the year, but when the phone rings for a family lawyer after January 1st, the voice at the other end is often someone who is resolved to move forward with a divorce.
Regardless if you love them or hate them, research has shown that a new calendar year can be a great time to initiate new changes. It can provide a clean slate to move forward and improve your life.
1. Reframe 2015 with gratitude Look back on everything that happened in 2015 and consciously choose to find something good in every thing that happe...
As Hollywood is once again open after the holiday shutdown, it's time for writers to reflect and ready themselves for the year ahead.
There it is folks. You can see whole health is more of a cascade than just steps in isolation. It involves a whole mind, body, spirit approach, five phases to taking control of your health and your happiness.
Here are some sure-fire ways to awaken your playful spirit (and your family's), in the coming year. And if I'm wrong, at least you'll all have had a really great time trying.
If your New Year's resolution includes eating healthier, here is a lovely salad just for you. This salad is delicious, satisfying and won't leave you craving a double-double from In-N-Out burger.