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Make a Fitness Resolution That Sticks

Angelo Poli | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Angelo Poli

About a zillion people make resolutions that relate to fitness around the New Year. And about three-quarters of a zillion of them don't stick to those resolutions past six weeks. I have a few theories as to why that might be -- and how you might be able to make a fitness resolution that sticks this time around.

Why Some People Almost Always Reach Their New Year's Resolutions

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

Your goal must also be meaningful for you. It isn't what other people want, what we think we should want, or what others want for us.

Why Goals Work in Business and in Pleasure

Gary Shapiro | Posted 02.17.2014 | Business
Gary Shapiro

It's a well-established principle: work comes before play. Those of us who live by this mantra know that an earned pleasure feels better than a guilty...

Need Clarity On Your Life's Purpose?

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 07.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

Run this exercise through all the areas of your life: career, health and fitness, relationships, spirituality, family, and personal growth. As you do so, you'll start to find a pattern or theme that will lead you to a sense of your overall purpose.

WATCH: Oprah: 'The Only Courage You Ever Need Is...'

Posted 02.01.2013 | OWN

In this clip from a recent episode of "Oprah's Lifeclass," Oprah talks about the importance of setting goals and having dreams. "The only courage you ...

Finding The Juice In Small Steps: 4 Reasons To Enjoy The Process Of Achieving Your Goals

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 03.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

Our goals (if we've created them correctly) are inspiring and attractive and exciting to us. But all those small steps to get there? Ugh.

Do You Really Believe in Change?

Jurriaan Kamp | Posted 03.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Jurriaan Kamp

Do you really believe in change? Do you really think that you can transform your life? These are important questions, especially at the beginning of a new year when most of us have, once again, made "New Year's resolutions."