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One Hint About How To Form A New Habit (Don't Overthink It)

LiveScience.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 02.23.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Stephanie Pappas Published: 02/22/2016 11:33 AM EST on LiveScience To pick up a new habit, try not to think about it too hard. New findings sugges...

Top 5 Reasons Your New Year's Resolution Will Fail

Leslie Handler | Posted 01.20.2016 | Fifty
Leslie Handler

It's mid-January and you're already off your diet??? What happened? It could have been: too much enthusiasm. you may be saying what? How can I be too enthusiastic about getting fit? The answer is: Because you are trying to make too many life-altering changes at once.

The State Of Your New Year’s Resolution In 20 Hilarious Tweets

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living

There are two kinds of New Year's resolution-makers: people who set lofty goals for themselves and people who resolve to eat more pizza. And by mid-Ja...

Guide: 9 Great Apps for Keeping Your Resolutions | @nttd

Netted by the Webbys | Posted 01.05.2016 | Technology
Netted by the Webbys

New Year's Resolutions... woof. They all sound so great on New Year's Eve (after three or four glasses bottles of champagne). Exercise daily? Def. Fin...

Unfinished Thoughts

Beth Whitley | Posted 01.04.2016 | Parents
Beth Whitley

In a way, these half-written blogs and unfinished reflections sum up the past six months pretty well: a collection of emotions and experiences with few clear ends or answers, with dangling ellipses and uncertain next chapters.

What New Year's Resolution Do You Prefer: An Hour at the Gym Every Day, or an Hour (Total) With a Financial Professional?

Jerry Patterson | Posted 12.15.2015 | Business
Jerry Patterson

I recently had my own Groundhog Day scenario, but it wasn't about improving my physical health and wellness. I took part in a research project involving one-on-one interviews with Americans of all ages and backgrounds, to hear about their retirement plans and overall financial wellness.

Your Evolving Self

Anthony de Villiers | Posted 10.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Anthony de Villiers

"Act your age," admonished a parent. "I don't know how to -- I've never been this age before!" came the response. A trite story maybe, but with an element of wisdom.

100 Years of Silence

Thea Halo | Posted 05.19.2016 | World
Thea Halo

We could start with a U.S. Resolution that recognizes the genocide, not only of the Armenians, but of the 3 million Christians under Ottoman and Kemalist rule, Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks who were slaughtered by various means between 1913 and 1923, which brought four millennia of Christian presence in Turkey to a cruel and bitter end in a matter of 10 short years.

On (Ir)resolution

Christopher Phillips | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Christopher Phillips

"We're supposed to be sharing with the rest of the group a resolution we haven't kept," I'm told. "Do you have one?" Oh, I do. I have an embarrassment of choices. I blurt out, "I vowed I'd write a regular blog, and I haven't honored it."

DIY Positivity Planner: A DIY That Will Shape Your Year in the Best Way

Mr. Kate | Posted 04.01.2015 | HuffPost Home
Mr. Kate

Start jotting down your goals and ambitions and get your butt into gear this year! Tip: Use pencil if you plan to re-use your calendar next year or just plan on making a new one and filing the old one away for reference.

The Most Important Thing You Can Do If You Really Want to Change

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 03.22.2015 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

Follow-up turns changing for the better into an ongoing process -- not only for you but for everyone involved. When you involve others in your continuing progress, you are virtually guaranteeing your continued success!

As Seen On TV Nutrition Advice

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

Dr. Oz dispenses such advice regularly on his TV show and many health related resolutions start with "I heard it on Dr. Oz", but how sound are his recommendations?

Ditch Your New Year's Resolution for a Vision

Glen McDaniel | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Glen McDaniel

We are just a few hours into the new year and this is traditionally the time when resolutions are made and executed. Some people are pressured into r...

Setting Financial Goals For The New Year That You Can Actually Keep

WiserAdvisor.com | Posted 03.07.2015 | Money
WiserAdvisor.com

Your New Year's Resolution is to be better at managing your money. But that's a vague, ambiguous goal. What specific steps should you take? What does "better" look like in practice?

Blow Your Resolutions Already?

Melissa Heisler | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Heisler

Intentions are what you want to gift yourself. So instead of a resolution to "lose weight," create an intention is to "be healthy." It is much more positive and it allows a range of ways to achieve the state of being healthy.

Why New Year's Resolutions Are Pointless

Jen Glantz | Posted 02.22.2015 | Women
Jen Glantz

You don't need to wait until December 31 to make changes to your life. You really can get up from your desk or bed or Ikea suede couch and do something right now.

8 Things Guaranteed to Happen to You in the New Year

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Enjoy the awesome stuff and make the most of it. And when the not-so-awesome stuff comes your way... allow it to happen, do your best to stay calm, deal with it, and know that it's on its way out, too.

The 12 Microresolutions of Christmas

Caroline L. Arnold | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Caroline L. Arnold

We stand on the brink of the holiday season, a time when we generally eat, drink, and spend to excess. By New Year's Day we are so fed up (literally!) that we fervently resolve to change our ways. Why wait for the new year?

The Miracle On 34th Street- 1 Year Later

Patrice Bendig | Posted 02.05.2015 | Good News
Patrice Bendig

The most appropriate thing I can do to commemorate Weston's transplant anniversary is to urge others to be part of a miracle for a family waiting for the life-saving gift of organ and tissue donation.

How To Select The Best Mediator Is a Must Read for Everyone

Mark Baer | Posted 01.18.2015 | Divorce
Mark Baer

I cannot thank Mr. Peters enough for putting so much effort into writing such an outstanding book and highly recommend that every professional involved in dispute and/or conflict resolution and everyone involved in a dispute and/or conflict take the time to read this book.

How Boredom Can Lead To Failure

Caroline L. Arnold | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Caroline L. Arnold

New research is demonstrating that our ability to succeed at a task may well depend on how exciting and valuable we expect that task to be.

Republicans Sink to a New Low by Stalling a Well-deserved Resolution Honoring Pope Francis

H. A. Goodman | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

When a source of inspiration and spiritual guidance for Catholics around the world is deemed "too liberal" by House Republicans, it's quite evident that Ted Cruz and Louie Gohmert are now the face of the GOP.

Life Narratives: Doris's Apartment

A.J. Condeelis | Posted 09.01.2014 | 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 08.11.2014 | 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 07.28.2014 | 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."