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New Years

January Woes

Paola K Amaras | Posted 01.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Paola K Amaras

January is a time of renewal and regression, happiness and sadness, life and death. It's two-faced Janus, looking backward and forward. It's a time of...

5 Reasons To Eat More Mexican Food In 2016

Matthew Kourie | Posted 01.10.2016 | Taste
Matthew Kourie

It's time to revel in all things south of the border.

21 Easy Cleaning Hacks to Add to Your Routine

Hometalk | Posted 01.07.2016 | HuffPost Home

2016 is your year for a sparkling clean home! If you like the sound of that, but don't want to make it your year for 'spending countless hours scrubbing,' these easy hacks from Hometalk bloggers will help to speed things up!

Why New Year's Resolutions Fail - and Three Easy Things You Can Do About It

Gabriella Taylor | Posted 01.05.2016 | Women
Gabriella Taylor

Many people are actually more comfortable in hoping and fantasizing than actually making changes that will create lasting change. It takes a certain level of maturity and mastery to be willing to survey the landscape around us before we begin building our dreams.

2016 New Year's Resolutions For Lazy People

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.05.2016 | Comedy

New Year's resolutions are tricky. The problem is usually in the ambitious wording of your resolution. You have to think like a lawyer. It's all in th...

Daily Meditation: A New Dawn

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.04.2016 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

John Oliver Has Tips For Successful New Year's Resolutions

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.04.2016 | Comedy

"Last Week Tonight" is on hiatus, but host John Oliver felt it was important to reconnect with his audience at the start of the new year. In this vide...

20 Things To Stop Giving A Sh*t About In 2016

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 01.01.2016 | Women

The new year is a perfect time for self-reflection and resolution-making. It's also a great time to hit "refresh" on the way you look at your life and...

More Than A Million People Welcome 2016 In Times Square

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 01.01.2016 | Entertainment

By Laila Kearney NEW YORK, Jan 1 (Reuters) - More than a million people in New York's Times Square hailed the arrival of 2016 early Friday with kisses...

Three Words for the New Year

Susan Fowler | Posted 12.31.2015 | Good News
Susan Fowler

At the beginning of each New Year my step-daughter, Lisa, encourages us to proclaim three words that represent our aspirations for the upcoming year. The catch is that the words need to be alliterative--they all need to begin with the same letter.

The Power of Fatigue

David Shorter | Posted 12.31.2015 | Religion
David Shorter

May 2016 be the year you feel and recognize the deeper meaning of your fatigue. And most importantly, may the gratitude for that fatigue lead you to making the changes in your life that, in time, will lead you to being more happy and healthy.

Pope Francis: Don't Forget To Look For 'Signs Of Love' In The World

The Associated Press | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.31.2015 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) - In the final hours of 2015, Pope Francis is encouraging humanity to hang on to recollections of good deeds, so that gestures of go...

See All The Incredible New Year's Celebrations Around The World

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.01.2016 | World

Cities around the globe are ringing in 2016 with incredible displays of fireworks, fun-filled music and impressive light shows. The South Pacific isla...

Drop the Resolution and Live With Intention

Alexandra Nicewicz Carroll | Posted 12.31.2015 | Religion
Alexandra Nicewicz Carroll

I used to be all about resolutions. I would come up with a great list for each New Year, things that I wanted to change, things I wanted to work on, etc. The lists were great, but the resolutions never worked.

17 Resolutions To Help You Have A Spiritually Renewed 2016

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.31.2015 | Religion

As the new year dawns, it's time to set some intentions for what you hope to accomplish in the months ahead. Instead of taking on daunting new diets o...

Throwing Out New Year's Resolutions

Martha Kate Stainsby | Posted 12.31.2015 | Impact
Martha Kate Stainsby

I made mistakes and I learned from them, but without these mistakes and triumphs of the past year I wouldn't be where I am today. So my friends, I want to let you in on a little secret. I am not making any New Year's resolutions this year and I want to encourage you not to either.

31 Eye-Opening Quotes From Some Of 2015's Most Buzzworthy Blogs

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 12.31.2015 | Media

2015 was nothing short of inspiring, shocking, devastating -- and everything in between. This year, contributors to The Huffington Post published thou...

10 Ways To Have A Spiritually Refreshing New Year's

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 12.31.2015 | Religion

For thousands of years, humans have marked the beginning of a new year with sacred festivals. January is named after the Roman god Janus, whose two fa...

Love, In Actuality

Sarah Nechamkin | Posted 12.30.2015 | Religion
Sarah Nechamkin

Why do mythological romantic tales resonate so much? Why do people remain faithful to these narratives that depart from our lived experiences, when so many people are choosing to buck tradition?

10 New Year's Resolutions for Business People Ages 50+

Janice Celeste | Posted 12.30.2015 | Business
Janice Celeste

It's that time of year that many of us make resolutions and plans for the new year. Entrepreneurs are no exception. And for entrepreneurs who are in their second act, resolutions are a bit different than their younger counterparts.

6 Tips for Making a Great New Year's Resolution

Elizabeth Pullman | Posted 12.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Pullman

The end of the year is here, which means it's time to come up with New Year's resolutions. Resolutions are usually difficult to stick to, and that's assuming you're even able to come up with any to begin with.

5 Anti-Aging Resolutions To Help Turn Back The Clock In 2016

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.30.2015 | Fifty

You've made up your mind a dozen times to "eat healthy," "give up sweets" or "drop x number of pounds." But invariably cold winter weather makes it di...

A Blue (Post) Christmas

Amber Nichols-Buckley | Posted 12.29.2015 | Parents
Amber Nichols-Buckley

The wrapping paper is tucked neatly in the recycling bin. The cookies grow stale, their once smooth, red-and-green icing chipping away. The tree, a fire hazard now, has stopped taking its water, though it still emits the faintest fir scent.

One Year After I Was Shot

Allison Toepperwein | Posted 12.29.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Allison Toepperwein

One year ago, as you popped a bottle of champagne, kissed your partner and watched fireworks, I slept. Last New Year's Eve, I left with my father and ...

How Sharp Are Your Tools?

Amylynn Smith | Posted 12.29.2015 | Religion
Amylynn Smith

Isn't God, the commander of the cosmos, funny? He decided to come and join and heal our crazy by being part of a family.