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New Years Resolutions

Middle (ST)age New Year's Resolutions for One: Your Table Is Waiting

Stacia Fernandez | Posted 02.28.2015 | Fifty
Stacia Fernandez

You know what the joy of being in the Middle (ST)age at the changing of the year is? Year after year? Decade after decade?

Drawing the Line

Chef Rossi | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Chef Rossi

I'm counting days again, as they say in recovery programs: no work emails at home, reclaiming my mornings to do things like write my column. I'm also reclaiming the evenings I am not supervising events. I have a gym membership, and I damn well plan on using it!

A New Year's Resolution With Lasting Value

Dana Westreich Hirt | Posted 02.28.2015 | Women
Dana Westreich Hirt

My overall takeaway as I was reflecting on this topic was to recognize the importance of seizing the moment to say what is on our minds: To take advantage of every opportunity to communicate our values to our children and to tell people in our lives they are loved and appreciated.

How To Be Lonely In America

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 02.28.2015 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

Believe that your Twitter/Facebook followers are truly your friends. Invest more time and effort in wooing, and keeping, their approval, meanwhile, dismissing the approval of actual people you've known for years.

New Year Resolutions -- Not

Ronda Lee | Posted 02.28.2015 | Impact
Ronda Lee

New Year should be inspiring, breathing life into old dreams and giving birth to new ambitions. Unfortunately, people make resolutions that are not grounded in their reality. Stop giving into the latest fad or trend -- "things you need to do in 2015" or "must haves."

Why Do We Set New Year's Resolutions in January?

Allison Pataki | Posted 02.28.2015 | Women
Allison Pataki

In honor of Janus and his namesake month, I wish you a safe, happy, and healthy time turning this corner from one year into the next. It's a corner as big or as small as you make it. It might be something as simple as tearing off a new page on a new calendar.

This Mom Is Taking a 'Mom Exemption' From Making New Year's Resolutions

Kathy Radigan | Posted 02.28.2015 | Parents
Kathy Radigan

Allow me to explain the Mommy Exemption. It's my rule that says any person who's required to change herself on an hourly basis to keep up with growing children in a constantly changing world is already making enough resolutions.

Put This on Your Year-End Planning List: Volunteer More!

Susan Danish | Posted 02.28.2015 | Impact
Susan Danish

If it's that time of the year when we search for tax write-offs for charitable donations in the year just ending, why not also make it the time to plan for the charitable "donations" you won't be able to deduct in the year ahead?

Set Goals Not Resolutions

Charles J. Alaimo | Posted 02.28.2015 | Business
Charles J. Alaimo

The end of the year is a time for self-reflection for many. For me, it's a time for me to take stock of what I have accomplished, think about those who made an impact on my life, those individuals lost through the year, and the items not yet achieved.

The Simple Resolution That Could Change My Life In 2015

Lauren Cormier | Posted 02.28.2015 | Parents
Lauren Cormier

I have a feeling that if I can keep this simple resolution, I'll succeed with some of those other resolutions, too: improving relationships, feeling better, being healthier. Hey, maybe this will be the start of a new dieting craze. It sure beats cutting out carbs!

Another New Year's Fix

Catherine Nagle | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Catherine Nagle

It's only been one day after Christmas, and I'm already hearing about all the new healthy ways to de-stress and start the new year off right by lovi...

Aaron Rodgers Gives Lineman Box of Chocolates

Mark Moore | Posted 02.28.2015 | Sports
Mark Moore

One thing we probably should do with such an elaborate gift is to break it down to what an apples to apples gift might look like if a similar "boss" or leader wanted to show holiday generosity to his employees out of his or her pocket.

22 Fun (And Cheap) Things You Can Do In 2015

Jilly Rolnick | Posted 02.28.2015 | Teen
Jilly Rolnick

While spending a weekend finding out how many Netflix episodes you can watch is thrilling, I hope this will inspire all of you to try something new that doesn't require too much planning or money.

Healthy Makes Happy: 5 New Year's Resolutions for a Healthier Life and a Happy 2015

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

As the calendar turns to New Year 2015, what resolutions should you make to get healthier and happier in the next 12 months? Here is what I recommend to my patients, family and friends.

Looking Back to Move Forward in 2015

Ronda Lee | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Ronda Lee

Hegel said, "What history teaches is that men have never learned anything from it." In order to avoid repeating mistakes, at the end of the year inste...

The Management Consultant's Guide to New Years Resolutions

Michael Ruderman | Posted 02.28.2015 | Business
Michael Ruderman

How do you pick just one resolution for the new year? Exercise more? Save more money? Spend more time with family? The list of potential resolutions is quite overwhelming.

New Year's Twofer: Keep Your Resolutions and Improve Your Relationships

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Life is what happens when you're busy making (and breaking) New Year's resolutions -- with apologies to John Lennon. How would you like to make and k...

The 17 Resolutions All Humans Need to Make This Year

Ashley McDonald | Posted 02.28.2015 | Comedy
Ashley McDonald

Without further ado, I issue forth a call to fellow humankind for a better world. Here are the top resolutions every person ever must adhere to, beginning in 2015 (and lasting forevermore).

Boomer Season's Greetings and Fond Memories!

David Kanegis | Posted 02.28.2015 | Fifty
David Kanegis

As we all enjoy the holiday season, let's keep in mind what's most important in life. While I can't speak for other Baby Boomers, it's my guess that for the vast majority of us, family and friends are what count most.

How I'm Surviving in Survival Mode During a Severe Depression Relapse

Patrice Bendig | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Patrice Bendig

Looking back, the cause of that depression was my inability to let myself take time to process major life events. Coming back from that dark place required months of work in therapy, adjusting my medications and learning how to be more honest about my feelings.

Binge-watching: The Latest Reinvention of Entertainment Consumption

Kathi Sharpe-Ross | Posted 02.28.2015 | Fifty
Kathi Sharpe-Ross

Just like a book that you can read all in one sitting, you can now watch 8-12 episodes, one after another.

New Year's Resolutions: The Sound of You, Here and Now

Steve Wasserman | Posted 02.28.2015 | Arts
Steve Wasserman

Since Babylonian times, we've been paying our respects to Janus, the two-headed, past-perusing, future-swivelling god of doorways and bridges, borders and movement, time and transitions, receptivity, transformation, and change.

Being Born on New Year's Day Taught Me How to Make Resolutions I Actually Keep

Sahaj Kohli | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Sahaj Kohli

Instead of creating an endless list of New Year's resolutions that I will naturally not complete -- because let's be honest, we are all way too ambitious on Jan. 1 -- I choose one word that will be my word, my way of life, for the year to come.

A New Year, a New Start

Dakota Meyer | Posted 02.28.2015 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

My message this New Year's is simple: Lessons learned in the past are only a place to begin. Be encouraged -- because with each New Year comes a new start.

How to Set Intentions on New Year's Eve to Guarantee a Phenomenal Year Ahead

Lana Shlafer | Posted 02.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Lana Shlafer

So many people look forward to setting New Year's resolutions in January, but few recognize that it's actually how you end the year that matters mor...