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New Years

Who Needs January 1? Fall's the Time for New Beginnings

Dianne Harman | Posted 09.10.2014 | Fifty
Dianne Harman

Fall -- it's filled with endless possibilities. Losing the weight to fit into that great dress for Christmas, cleaning out computer files, planting fall flowers, not to mention vegetables -- everything's a possibility.

Two Kinds of Time: 2014 War Anniversaries in China and the West*

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 03.30.2014 | Politics
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

The continuing significance of 60-year cycles as well as centuries in Chinese timekeeping has relevance for how geopolitical tensions of the present moment are being put into long-term perspective.

Keeping New Years Resolutions?

Susie Sampson | Posted 03.30.2014 | Comedy
Susie Sampson

New Years Resolutions. Have you started on them? Have you already quit? What's so great about them anyway? I mean, you're just going to fail, right? I hate resolutions! Well, that's not true.

Did You Make a New Year's Resolution? Did You Break It Yet?

John Seager | Posted 03.26.2014 | Impact
John Seager

But whoever said positive change has to happen on January 1? After all, every day begins a new year if you count 365 days forward. It's never too late to do something good in 2014.

New Year's Tar Pits

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 03.17.2014 | Impact
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

The writing exercise taught me what I can do when I feel stuck in the metaphorical tar pits. When the quicksand threatens, I need to embrace those writing dreams -- to mold my experience into words that can rise above the muck.

Lucky Underwear Colors for 2014

Michael Kleinmann | Posted 03.16.2014 | Style
Michael Kleinmann

In some Latin American countries, people believe that the color of your undies worn on New Year's Eve will influence your luck in the coming year. Pla...

Weeklings!: The Gay New Year's Resolutions I'm Keeping (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 03.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

2014-01-11-weeklingsgaynewyearsres.pngDear gay people: Lets keep our new year's resolutions this time around, all right? Here's my list of promises for the blessed year. Are you ready to forgive Britney too?

Resolutions... or Way of Life?

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 03.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Judi Sheppard Missett

This year, rather than make empty promises or set unattainable goals, resolve to make positive and small long-term lifestyle changes that will make you the healthiest and happiest you've ever been. So where do you start?

5 Mobile Apps To Help You Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions

Fueled | Posted 03.09.2014 | Technology
Fueled

If one of your resolutions is to become more in touch with your feelings and emotions, keeping a diary is one way to do this. Simplify the process by downloading Momento, an app that allows you to document your personal journey.

How and Why to Help an LGBT Friend Stop Smoking

Scout, Ph.D. | Posted 03.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Scout, Ph.D.

LGBT people smoke cigarettes at rates that are 68 percent higher than the general population; that means smoking affects more of us than any other single health problem. Luckily there is a cure for smoking, and even minutes after you stop your health starts to improve.

LOOK: Robbie Rogers Wants To Wish You A Happy New Years...

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

It's been awhile since we've heard from Robbie Rogers, but the beloved openly gay soccer player graced us with a shirtless picture of himself on Insta...

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.

Did You Make A New Year's Resolution? You'll Want To Read This.

Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Welcome to The Beginning Of The New Year. If you're like most Americans, you probably made a resolution. But how likely is it that your post-holid...

Her Stunning Response To Critics: 'I'm Not Sorry'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Comedian Natasha Leggero took some heat for a joke she made on national television a few days ago, but on Friday, she took to her Tumblr to explain to...

'New Year's Juicefast Vlog Gone Wrong'

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 03.04.2014 | Comedy
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Ari's fruit and veggie addiction has transformed her into a total junky and her vlog reveals the dark depths of her addiction to juice. (Spoiler alert: Emma appears as a giant hallucinated rat.)

New Year, New You: The Power of Meditation

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 03.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gail Gross

Meditation is one easy way to combat the effects of daily stress and take back control of your health. Just 20 minutes a day can reduce stress and help your brain to recharge.

The Family Favorite

David S. Simon | Posted 03.04.2014 | New York
David S. Simon

Dead, sprawled on the street, a January corpse, abandoned like a thought. Just days ago this wan carcass that now lies stiff and bloodless face down in gutter soup was the family favorite, so gaily dressed and full of light.

A Boy, His Grandfather and a Bottle of Vintage Port Reminded Me of My Blessings

Cathy Chester | Posted 03.04.2014 | Fifty
Cathy Chester

There are moments in our lives that move us. Moments that quietly present us with a gift so magical that they weave themselves onto a permanent patch ...

23 Children's Resolutions Worth Posting on the Refrigerator

Katherine Eskovitz | Posted 03.04.2014 | Parents
Katherine Eskovitz

While at family camp over winter break, my 8-year-old daughter compiled a list of her own resolutions, together with the resolutions of other children. The kids truly say it best.

Live Like You Were Dying

Fr. Peter-Michael Preble | Posted 03.04.2014 | Religion
Fr. Peter-Michael Preble

We have a choice -- we can be defined by our past or we can remake our definition by striking out and writing the pages of our future with hope. We can take a stand today and proclaim in a loud voice that "I will strive to make this year better than the year before."

A New Twist on the Old Resolution

Chris Waddell | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Waddell

To struggle is human. I don't just want to do what obligation tells me to do. I want to live, and that means finding the balance to play -- to do what a body is not obliged to do. Last year was physical, and this year is mental. Next year, I'll add another layer to the work in progress.

7 Tips to Make and Keep Your New Year's Resolution

Stephen Henry Fox | Posted 03.02.2014 | Hawaii
Stephen Henry Fox

So go forth and change! It's not easy, but it can be fun and rewarding. Life without challenge is pretty boring.

Some NSFW Celebrity New Years Resolutions

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

If you haven't already given up on your New Years resolutions, good for you! Because we hope that these celebrities, such as Justin Bieber, Miley Cyru...

'New Year's Juicefast Vlog Gone Wrong'

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 03.03.2014 | Comedy
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Ari's fruit and veggie addiction has transformed her into a total junky and her vlog reveals the dark depths of her addiction to juice.

5 Steps To Actually Accomplishing Those New Year's Resolutions

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly As each new year approaches, so many of us start thinking about our resolutions -- but once January is in full swing,...