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Life Narratives: Doris's Apartment

A.J. Condeelis | Posted 07.02.2014 | Arts
A.J. Condeelis

Over the weekend, I was helping a friend sort through decades -- actually almost half a century -- belongings of a woman named Doris. I never met Doris. But I learned a lot about her life and personality by spending hours in her $130 a month rent controlled fourth floor walk-up.

Is This The Key To Self-Improvement?

Caroline L. Arnold | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Caroline L. Arnold

Behavioral changes at the margin are the key to getting at the core of any goal. Learning how to delay even a minor gratification helps to build a mindset that can support ambitious personal objectives. It's never to late to teach yourself how to pass the marshmallow test.

LA Public Schools: A Glimmer of Hope on the 60th Anniversary of Brown

Marqueece Harris-Dawson | Posted 05.28.2014 | Education
Marqueece Harris-Dawson

A new study by UCLA's Civil Rights Project finds that California leads the nation when it comes to segregation of Black and Latino students. What's more, the researchers indicate segregation has "grown substantially in the past two decades."

How to De-Seed a Pomegranate in Honor of Tu B'Shevat

Beth Rosen | Posted 03.17.2014 | Religion
Beth Rosen

It is customary during Tu B'Shevat to eat a new fruit, or to eat one of the Seven Species mentioned in the Bible. Being that it is the New Year for trees, I thought it would be the perfect time to make a "tree" resolution. So, mine is to introduce a new fruit or vegetable at least once a month to my kids.

New Year's Resolution

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

The enemies of climate science are real and not giving up. We can't fight them dollar for dollar, but we have voters on our side.

Tips to Help You Lose Weight, Get in Shape, and Feel Better Than Ever This New Year

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 03.05.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

Can't remember the last resolution you kept? Join the club. Each year, of all of the Americans who welcome the New Year with a resolution, 35 percent of them throw in the towel during the first month.

The Shift That Will Make 2014 Sensational for You

Susan Bernstein | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Susan Bernstein

Here we stand, in the new year, 2014. We all know what that means, right? It's time to set New Year's resolutions. Ugh! Really? Who wants to write a...

My ONLY Resolution for the New Year

Rajesh Setty | Posted 03.02.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

If you had to choose one and ONLY one resolution that would change the trajectory of your life, what would that be?

The Only Resolution

Nayia Moysidis | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Nayia Moysidis

This year, I don't want memories. I don't want wishes or goals or resolutions. I don't want the fantasy, the promise of tomorrow. I don't want plans or agenda or deadlines. I don't want excuses. I don't want distractions. I don't want more time. I don't want yesterday. I don't want tomorrow.

How to Set an Intention That Sticks for 2014

Kate Bartolotta | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Kate Bartolotta

Why does it sometimes feel like it's effortless to let negative habits creep up, but when we want to change them -- or add a new healthy habit -- it feels nearly impossible?

12 Easy Resolutions for a Healthier Home

Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff | Posted 02.15.2014 | Green
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff

Don't microwave food in plastic -- transfer it to glass or dishware instead, where it's also safe for storage. If you have to use plastic, look for those labeled "BPA-free," and always let food cool before you store in plastic.

3 Ways To Succeed In A Divorce Settlement Negotiation

Caroline Choi | Posted 12.31.2013 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

So is there anything you can do to avoid moving your negotiated divorce into a litigated one? Here are some simple pointers to keep in mind when you are about to enter into your settlement meeting.

Launch a Missile, Save a Refugee

Jim Moore | Posted 11.06.2013 | Politics
Jim Moore

Serious doubts about U.S. action in Syria are surfacing all over editorial pages, social media, across the aisles of both chambers of Congress, throughout the nation, and around the world. If I were a headline writer, I'd have "It's a Mess" printed in the largest possible type.

Self-inflicted Wounds: New Alaska Laws Reject Statehood

John Aronno | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
John Aronno

The signing of these bills into law is the closest any state has come to seceding. One resolution went so far as to urge the federal government to "recede." We have officially adopted laws asserting autonomy and authority over the union of which we are a part, to which we pledge allegiance to.

The End of Conflict? Time Out for TubeTALK

Alexia Parks | Posted 06.30.2013 | Denver
Alexia Parks

Everything is context. Take the bus driver off the bus, the waiter out of the restaurant, your child's teacher out of the classroom, and the question when you both meet on the street might be: "I think I know you..."

Is the U.S. Resolution on Sri Lanka Justified?

Dinouk Colombage | Posted 04.30.2013 | World
Dinouk Colombage

While the details of the pending U.S. resolution remains unknown for the time being, it is expected that it will once again call on the Sri Lankan government to work towards reconciliation and open up its doors to international monitors

It's February: Do You Know Where Your Resolutions Are?

Khalid El Khatib | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Khalid El Khatib

I've felt so good about the marginal, barely-measurable progress I've made in one month that I already have a 2014 "wish list" started.

Thirteen Divorce Resolutions for 2013

Lois Tarter | Posted 03.13.2013 | Divorce
Lois Tarter

If you got divorced in 2012, it's time to kick off the New Year with a new you.

8 Things to Let Go of in the New Year

Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D. | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Karen Horneffer-Ginter, Ph.D.

Often, when we consider making a New Year's resolution, we think about adding new activities to our day-to-day lives -- doing more by getting stricter with ourselves. Although there can be value in this approach to creating change, sometimes what we most need is just the opposite.

You, Regenerated. Happy New You!

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 03.06.2013 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

If you are considering the idea of making a positive shift towards better health and happiness, then knowing what your body is automatically accomplishing should motivate you to push yourself even further. Here are some interesting facts about why you're even more amazing this January.

17 Resolutions From Huff/Post 50 Bloggers

Posted 01.02.2013 | Fifty

Is there any other holiday/excuse to party that has as much optimism as New Year's? Around this time every year, our collective eyes look into the fut...

New Year's Resolution: There Is Always A Solution

Agapi Stassinopoulos | Posted 03.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Agapi Stassinopoulos

Intentions set a direction toward a new vision, opening the vista to see where one wants to go, making it easier to go toward the intention. There is less resistance with intentions than with resolutions.

Out With the Old, in With the New

Mary Pritchard | Posted 03.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

Every year, like most people, I make my New Year's resolutions on Jan. 1. And then I battle with them for the rest of the year.

New Year's Resolution: I Will Become a Positive Thinker

Dr. Tian Dayton | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Tian Dayton

Is happiness a choice, or a fleeting experience that occurs only when all our stars are all perfectly aligned? Can we lose happiness as easily as we find it, or are there attitudes we can adopt that will counter feelings of pessimism and help us to build a stronger, more resilient self?

Don't Sabotage Your New Year's Resolution Efforts Before You've Even Started: 6 Simple Steps

Ann Rasmussen | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Ann Rasmussen

If we come at New Year's resolutions with a teeth-gritted determination to change, we inevitably defeat ourselves. Why? Because when we assume a fighting stance, bracing ourselves against temptations, we actually limit the resources that we bring to our challenge.