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New Years Goals

This Year, Don't Make Resolutions -- Create Habits

Betterment.com | Posted 12.18.2014 | Money
Betterment.com

This is the year you're going to crush your resolutions. You're going to exercise five days a week, cut back on greasy foods, and save more -- a lot more -- money. You're going to feel motivated the whole time, so it will be simple. It's just a matter of adhering to your mission. Mind over matter. Right? Wrong.

Resurrect Your New Year's Resolution

Lauren Brown Jarvis | Posted 04.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Brown Jarvis

Given up on all hope of maintaining the resolution you were so fervent about back in January? Believe it or not, you can still make good on your New Year's Resolution. Happiness expert and sociologist Dr. Christine Carter shares how.

Soul-Talk: What Would You Like More Of In 2013?

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.17.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Russell Bishop

The secret in all of this has less to do with getting it all right before you set out on your journey and more to do with paying attention to your experience along the way.

How to Change Your Mindset to Achieve Your New Year's Resolutions

Carolyn Anderson | Posted 03.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Anderson

How can we stack the cards in our favor? How can we make it more likely that we will be consistent with the changes we set forth to make and actually see a lasting change in our life? One of the keys is in the way we think about our goals and the language we use to describe them.

2013 and Miracles With Tara Stiles

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

I recently had the great pleasure of sitting down with my dear friend Tara Stiles to talk about our New Year's resolutions, our new projects and our positive outlook for the year to come.

Making Your Resolutions Last

Nikki Stone | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

You become the director, producer and actor of your own outcomes, from academic to career to healthy lifestyle goals. It's amazing what you can accomplish with positive thoughts.

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.

3 Steps to Your Best Year Yet in 2013

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Here comes 2013. What changes do I want to make? How can I choose among all the possibilities? Which ones matter most?

Rekindling Health in a New Year

Chris Abraham | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Abraham

As packed gyms attest, most of our New Year's resolutions deal with health, wellness, fitness, and weight loss -- and I am no exception. Here's what I am going through right now as I publicly rededicate myself after packing on an extra 16 pounds over the holidays.

Set The Wheels In Motion: 4 Steps To Making Change Happen

Denise Scarbro | Posted 03.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Denise Scarbro

If you want things to change, you have to decide to make things change. Just as we need to establish what our goals are, we also need to make a commitment to those goals.

Get Thee to the Gym!

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

This time of year, as every year, exercise equipment and devices to measure activity are promoted as gifts, although I suspect they are about as welcome to the chronic couch potato as a set of expensive knives are to someone who never cooks.

New Year's Dieting Resolutions and Expectations

Rebecca Cooper, MA, MFT, CCH, CEDS | Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Cooper, MA, MFT, CCH, CEDS

External controls never work long term. Eventually, we get fed up and rebel. Only an internal change can become a way of life. So how do we achieve an internal shift that will help us obtain and maintain our ideal weight?

The Last Advice You'll Need to Keep a New Year's Resolution

Steve Siebold | Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Steve Siebold

Decide to make 2013 your year. Sharpen your mental toughness tools and make great things happen in the new year.

New Year's and You: 6 Ways to Not Let Perfectionism Push You Over the Resolution Cliff

Tamar Chansky | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Tamar Chansky

January is not the problem. It's us. Well, our perfectionism, to be specific. Our all-or-none thinking frames our life so that if we're not succeeding every second, we're failing. Nobody wants that. But nobody can be that "perfect" person either.

Make Goals and a Vision for 2013, Not Resolutions

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

When I wrote down my goals, it's not like they all came true overnight. I'd make goals for this year, this month, this week and today. Most days, weeks and months I only made some progress, sometimes none. But I started getting better. And look what happened!

How To Get What You Truly Want This Year

Mike Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mike Robbins

I don't know too many people who are genuinely inspired, motivated or empowered by their new year's resolutions in a sustainable and real way. How about you?

Don't Postpone Your Life!

Roger Fransecky | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Roger Fransecky

Too many of us lead deferred lives. We don't feel worthy of our dreams until our "work" is done, and since obligations seem omnipresent, our dreams take a back seat and ultimately fade away.