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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.

5 Tips to Help Make Your Resolutions Stick

Therese Borchard | Posted 03.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

I know what you're thinking: another cheesy, goody-two-shoes blog on how I can keep all those goals I've set going into 2013. If you abhor such articles (like 10 ways to de-clutter your bathroom), then keep on reading. I'm like you -- normal.

The Most Important Resolution You Could Make in the New Year

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Brett Blumenthal

In the new year, resolving to conquer your fears is one of the most important resolutions you can make. Doing so will help you keep other resolutions, reach your goals and achieve ultimate happiness.

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.

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.

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?

Get A Jump Start On January: 10 Steps To Your Best Year Yet

Jamie Galloway | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Jamie Galloway

Getting on the right path before the ball drops takes nothing more than a pen, paper and 30 minutes of quiet time.

3-2-1 Countdown to 2013 and Your Fitness Goals

Ramona Braganza | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Ramona Braganza

As the countdown to a new year begins, excitement in the air grows! To many of us, a new year signals a time for new beginnings, a time for a fresh start.

For Successful New Year's Resolutions: Have Fewer Choices

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Van Edwards

How can you approach New Year's resolutions differently this year? A fascinating study about the paradox of choice might shed light onto the human behavior behind the New Year's resolution failure rate.

My Latest Resolution: Clean While I Cook

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 05.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

I find that when I make the effort to prepare properly, and then to clean up after myself as I go, tasks proceed much more smoothly. And almost nothing is more satisfying than working easily and well.

Honoring Darwin Day

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 04.08.2012 | Science
Roy Speckhardt

On Feb. 12 we'll commemorate the anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth. It must also be a day when we push back against the politicization and undermining of science by ideologues and zealots.