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Resolutions

5 TED Talks for Encouragement and Motivation

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 04.16.2015 | College
Alexis Jane Torre

I decided to take a couple days to revisit hobbies I love (because there are more kinds of love than just the romantic kind), like blogging on a more consistent basis than I have for the past six months. So, if you ever feel stressed or like you're in a rut, or even if you're just flat out bored, check out some of these amazing TEDTalks for inspiration!

Polite and Polished Resolutions

Jodi R. R. Smith | Posted 04.05.2015 | Business
Jodi R. R. Smith

At book club earlier this month, we were chatting about New Year's resolutions. There were the typical pledges to eat healthier and exercise more. One participant scoffed saying that resolutions never work.

8 Ways To Recommit To Your Fading Resolutions

Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living

By Laurel Leicht for Life by DailyBurn A month into the New Year and you've already wavered a bit on keeping up with your resolutions. Work has pic...

You Always Have a Choice

Cathy Cassani Adams | Posted 03.29.2015 | Parents
Cathy Cassani Adams

We don't have to wait to make choices that make us feel good. We don't have to throw up our hands and decide we are failures because we didn't follow through on our intention. Sometimes the best laid plans need tweaking -- we need to make room for our humanity.

The 3 Fears That Keep You From Shining Your Brightest (and How to Overcome Them), Part 3

Wendy Reese | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

We are on our final fear. In part one we discussed the fear of judgement. In part two, the fear of abandonment. Today, we examine the final fear. Th...

5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Every Day

Rachael Yahne | Posted 03.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachael Yahne

Asking yourself the following questions will do just that: clue you in to your own behaviors, positive and negative, and help you see where you can alter your life in little ways that will make a big difference.

The Not-So-New Year

Loren Kleinman | Posted 03.18.2015 | Women
Loren Kleinman

I think about the last year as if it were an old friend. I don't forget it or talk sh*t about it. I think of its rough face and long fingers. I write letters to it and remember it as a happy disaster, as the year when I learned how to spackle, survive a life-threatening illness and stand up for myself.

Recommitting to Your New Year's Resolutions

Rachel Verlik | Posted 03.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Rachel Verlik

We all take a step back backward now and again. Take a deep breath, regroup and be mindful about recommitting to your goals through building new habits.

I've Given Up On My New Year's Resolutions -- And You Should, Too

Kim Simon | Posted 03.16.2015 | Parents
Kim Simon

What if we refused to allow January to shame us into feelings of inadequacy? What if we took a cue from toddlers everywhere and turned up our noses at what January was serving us?

How to Make Your Goals a Reality

Pam Howard | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Pam Howard

Knowing what you want to accomplish feels good, but creating a goal doesn't do you much good if you don't work towards achieving it. How do you make that happen?

Maximize Your Workout: Using Count to Make It Count!

Rupa Mehta | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

These counts are a great way to add variety and new challenges to your workouts. Once you're familiar with these different tempos, you'll notice a huge difference and can really own your workout.

Why I'm Not Making Resolutions This Year And Am Embracing Healthy Hedonism Instead

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Phoebe Lapine

This year, I'm dedicating my wellness project to the art of healthy hedonism--to doing right by my body, without giving up my life. Figuring out your non-negotiables for pleasure is just as important as going through the pain of creating a new "healthy" habit.

No Pain, No Gain: Losing the Weight of One-Sided Friendships In 2015

Unwritten | Posted 03.10.2015 | College
Unwritten

With the start of a new year comes a long list of resolutions that we plan to uphold in order to better ourselves. Eat less carbs. Drink less soda.

New Year's Slogans

Marina Sbrochi | Posted 03.10.2015 | Parents
Marina Sbrochi

Like most people, I used to make resolutions and burn out before the end of January. So, I took the pressure off and felt like a slogan would allow me to still feel accomplished because I have the whole year to live out some cool slogan. I could certainly do that!

7 Media Resolutions Every Family Should Make in 2015

Common Sense Media | Posted 03.10.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Stepping away from mainstream offerings exposes your kids to cultural differences, non-stereotypical characters, creative storytelling and thought-provoking ideas.

15 Reasons Why 2015 Already Sucks

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.10.2015 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Here we are just days into the new year and already we have some issues with 2015. Here are 15 reasons why the air is leaving our 2015 balloon.

Talking About a Resolution

Marnie Nir | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Marnie Nir

Every year, one of my all time favorite things to do (besides, obviously, complain, snicker and dream of long lost cigarettes) is to list up this year...

Practice 'Friendly Fitness' In the New Year

Angeles Burke | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Angeles Burke

Make the gym a welcoming environment rather than one that is intimidating and unfriendly. Remember, we all are after the same goal of taking care of our bodies and living a healthier life. You can't be mad about someone making an effort to be a little bit better than they were last year.

9 Keys to Incredible Change in 2015

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

A new year delivers new hope for improvement. And as much as we dread the effort this entails, we must bear in mind that we're the only ones who can make ourselves better in any and every way. Strive for the right kinds of change in 2015 and broaden your horizon so that it becomes endless.

Going Out on a New Year's Limb, From Amal to Zigzag

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 03.07.2015 | Comedy
Randee Mia Berman

My ultimate resolution for 2015? To have no more resolutions.

10 Powerfully Simple Ways to Kick Start Your Weight Loss

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Keep in mind: that big container = big consumption. Similarly, when shopping for food, buy small containers and avoid jumbo-sized as they only encourage bigger portions.

5 New Year's Resolutions for an Autism Mom

Julie M Green | Posted 03.07.2015 | Parents
Julie M Green

I do the best I can, sure. But some days, my best falls short of good enough. My son is a tremendous kid. He deserves an equally tremendous -- at least most of the time -- mom. So in that spirit of self-improvement and self-awareness, I resolve to the following.

The Only New Year's Resolution You Need to Make This Year

Hannah Sentenac | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Hannah Sentenac

I used to be a self-improvement junkie. I could frequently be found in the book store, eagerly scanning the psychology section for a title that would ...

Live Purposely in the New Year

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

I was sitting with a client a few weeks ago -- someone I have known for some time. He is a hard-working professional, husband, and father. He was refl...

Reclaiming Control Meant Letting Go

Amanda Magee | Posted 03.07.2015 | Parents
Amanda Magee

I cried for the strawberry knit hat that I remember, but can't find. I sobbed for the way Finley's chin and neck would be wet with drool as she'd lean into kiss me, bonking her face on my shoulder.