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LOOK: Advice For 2013 From Pets And Babies

Sarah Medina | Posted 01.02.2013 | Good News

Happy New Year, you guys! Here's a list of 10 things to remember in 2013 -- brought to you by a bunch of adorable pets and children. Because you kn...

Happy New Year! 20 Health Experts Share Their 2013 Resolutions

Posted 01.02.2013 | Healthy Living

2013 is upon us -- and now that the ball has dropped, the toasts have been made and the confetti has settled, for many of us, it's time to get serious...

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.

HuffPost Gay Voices Readers Share Their Hopes and Dreams For 2013

The Huffington Post | Lucette Jefferson | Posted 01.01.2013 | Gay Voices

It's a new year and many of us have big plans and dreams for 2013. Whether pursuing a new career or finding love, we all are hoping for the very best...

Resolutions: 10 Promises This Midlifer Is Making For 2013

Ann Brenoff | Posted 03.03.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Resolutions are made to be broken, some say. Still, in my world, a fresh new calendar is inspiration for a few life do-overs. I, along with other resolution-makers, believe with all our hearts that in this next year we will live healthier, fuller lives -- if only we promise to.

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.

Replace Goals and Resolutions With Agreements and Promises of Action

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

As we prepare to turn the page on 2012 and ring in 2013, it's highly likely that most of us will be making resolutions regarding weight loss that go something like, "I want to lose 30 pounds in three months." Over the past 20 years, I have come to realize that having a goal by itself does not lead to success.

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.

Are You Resigned to Last Year's Bad Luck?

Rob White | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Rob White

For 2013, I'm taking a different tack: I'm going to focus on shedding old perspectives and negative mindsets that prevent me from seeing the world with fresh eyes.

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.

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!

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.

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?

My 24-Hour New Year's Resolution

Donna Highfill | Posted 03.02.2013 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

The start of a new year is a favorite time of mine, because I love new beginnings. My poor eating habits are allowed to carry through New Year's day, but 24 hours later I launch my "new" life.

My 2013 Travel Goal: Don't Be A Jerk

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.02.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

There's something about travel -- whether you're flying, driving or sailing -- that brings out the jerk in all of us. Like the guy in seat 26B just in front of me right now on a flight from Honolulu to Los Angeles, who is probably a nice guy on the ground. But put him on a plane, and shortly after takeoff, he jams his seat into my knees without so much as an apology.

New Year's Resolutions: Don't Forget the Missing Ones

Dave Santulli | Posted 03.01.2013 | Impact
Dave Santulli

Year after year, the same resolutions lead the pack: losing weight, saving money, quitting smoking. But there are some resolutions that consistently do not appear on the list. Let's try reaching for some of these "missing ones" in 2013.

How To Make Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

Polly Campbell | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Polly Campbell

This more benevolent approach to resolutions is about creating a lifestyle that you desire rather than achieving a single goal. Though you will achieve many goals in the process, you will also build daily routines that you can keep up and a life that you want to live.

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.

The Faithful Shopper: Reflections 2012

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.28.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Now that we're all shopped out (even me), have returned the mistakes and planned for future purchases, it's time to take a look back on the best of New York City retail this year, and a couple of wishes for the future.

5 Fascinating Emotional Eating Studies From 2012

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

This year we got a little closer to understanding why we turn to ice cream and chocolate whenever we get stressed out, crabby or overly emotional. Yes, we still have a lot to learn. Our emotions and eating behavior are incredibly complex.

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.