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New Years

Two Narratives the Black Community Needs to Give Up in the New Year

Yolo Akili | Posted 01.03.2013 | Black Voices
Yolo Akili

This is not about delusion. It is not about pretending that problems do not exist. This is about re-adjusting our gaze. This is about getting excited and celebrating what we have going for ourselves as a community.

A Year of Pause

Kevin Cashman | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Kevin Cashman

As we pause during this unique time of transition, why not resolve to taking back our lives through intentional choices? In 2013, let's choose to pause deeply, treat ourselves kindly, and include pause as a best practice for creating more connection, meaning, and fulfillment.

A New Year's Prayer (JOKE)

Posted 01.03.2013 | MarloThomas

God, grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked anyway, the good fortune to run into the ones that I do, and the eyesight to tell the di...

'Learn To Like Lena Dunham' And 18 Other Resolutions For 2013

Michele Willens | Posted 03.05.2013 | Fifty
Michele Willens

Like everyone, I have my personal goals, but ours is a generation that saw itself as bigger and better than that. We were about selfless, but damned if we didn't settle for selfish.'We were about change, but damned if we aren't reluctantly accepting the next and the new.

PHOTOS: 12 New Year's Resolutions Just For San Franciscans

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This article comes to us courtesy of The Bold Italic. By Jessica Saia New Year's is about taking a long, hard look at your life and deciding wha...

2013: Your Comeback Year

Rick McDaniel | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick McDaniel

A comeback is possible, but it does take work. Putting into practice these principles will help you overcome your setback.


Kim Bongiorno | Posted 03.04.2013 | Parents
Kim Bongiorno

I don't want to be anyone but me. I don't want to be prettier or cooler or something I'm not. I just want to be a better, more accurate version of myself. I know who I am. I know what I could be. It's time to make it happen.

2013: A Time to Awaken!

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

When we talk about a collective shift, we are talking about an awakening of our collective consciousness. And even though there are not yet massive indications of that happening "out there" in the world, it is happening as an "inside job," within those who are ready to awaken.

New Years Gift Delivered 63 Years Late

AP | Posted 01.02.2013 | Business

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A northeastern Pennsylvania newspaper has just received a calendar to help ring in the new year – except the year is 1950. The...

Readers Reveal Their New Year’s Resolutions

Posted 01.01.2013 | Divorce

If there's ever a time when a New Year's resolution seems particularly appropriate, it's after divorce. HuffPost Divorce readers agree. This year, ...

New Year's on the Run

Stuart Connelly | Posted 01.01.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Stuart Connelly

To ring in the New Year for me now is in the primal moment, because I know time is cruel and limited, and as far as I know, it has me running for my life, trying to accomplish what I need to before it catches me.

So Done With Moving On

Andrea Tarnowski | Posted 03.02.2013 | College
Andrea Tarnowski

For the new year, let's recognize what is there, and take it with us into 2013. Let detachment become engagement, and dispersion meet focus. Let surface skimming give way to exploration, and the urge to dismiss be replaced by the will to persevere.

How to Snag a Sitter on New Year's Eve

GalTime | Posted 03.02.2013 | Parents

Whether you love or despise New Year's Eve, most parents will attest to the challenge of not only finding a babysitter, but also deciphering her going rate for that particular night.

13 Resolutions for 2013

Susan Orlins | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Susan Orlins

'Tis the season to obsess... about New Year's resolutions. For a worrywart, it is challenging to come up with just one resolution when there are so many choices, so I have selected several from my 2012 grab bag to inspire you to worry less and indulge more in 2013.

My New Year's Resolutions

Michael Moore | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics
Michael Moore

No. 4: Stop saying, "I support the troops." I don't. I used to. No. 5: Apologize for No. 4.

10 Spiritual Ways to Get Through New Years Clean and Sober

Stanice Anderson | Posted 03.02.2013 | Religion
Stanice Anderson

If you are truly serious about your recovery and growing in faith, these are some of the things I've done through the years and continue to do:

2013: A Year to Change Your Karma

Amy Chan | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Chan

I've never been big on New Year's resolutions. Rather, I regard these as commitments of evolving, on a journey to always strive to be better.

Ringing in the New Year in Silence, Simplicity and Joy

Bruce Davis, Ph.D. | Posted 03.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Bruce Davis, Ph.D.

Instead of celebrating and partying with the usual aches and discomfort the next day, why not be in the perfect stillness and let the peace and quiet bring its special presence into our lives?

New Years Resolutions

Philip David Morton | Posted 03.02.2013 | Comedy
Philip David Morton

This forgetting the past thing and starting anew works very well for me as I don't like myself or anything I've done. I wish we had a New Year every month!

Billy Vaughn On New Year's (JOKES)

Posted 12.31.2012 | MarloThomas

Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to. ---- An optimist stays up until midnight to...

5 Quick and Easy Tips for Change in 2013

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

Change doesn't just happen; we have to make it happen. And the first hurdle to change is inertia. So, how do you get past this? Easy.

The Power of 52: How Will You Spend Your Next 52 Weeks?

Pamay Bassey | Posted 03.02.2013 | Black Voices
Pamay Bassey

I have a dear friend who often tells me, "You have the power." And, really, that is the truth. You have the power -- to make your life however you want it to be, to be "your best you," to connect to the true Source of your strength.

Elizabeth Taylor's New Year's Eve Tradition

Vicky Tiel | Posted 03.02.2013 | Style
Vicky Tiel

Elizabeth Taylor's New Year's Eve at home during our "fun years" in the sixties consisted of family, fashion, and food.

5 Questions That Will Lead You to a Better Year

Lisa Firestone | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

New Year's tends to be a time of looking forward. Yet, in our effort to set goals for the future, it's meaningful to reflect on the past year and make sense of what our experiences have meant to us. What can they teach us?

It's New Year's Eve!

Liz Smith | Posted 03.02.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

"Happy New Year! An unnamed tutelary angel is called the Angel of Media. This angel became corrupted through "national bias," or so it says in "The Dictionary of Angels."