How many times have you made a New Year's resolution focusing on, say, losing a ton of weight, promising never-ever to let a cookie pass your lips, or doing a marathon in March despite being a lifelong couch surfer who struggles to walk a half mile? How many times have those pie-in-the-sky resolutions come to pass? Yes, I say "pie-in-the-sky" because we somehow expect to -- … [Read more...] about Time for a New Kind of New Year’s Resolution
New Year's resolutions
It's that time of year when we start writing our lists of New Year's resolutions designed to bring us good health, joy and happiness, break bad habits, and much more. When January 2 arrives, we start running and saving money, eating less and smiling more, arriving early and not late, and whatever else is on the 32-item list, right? But then on February 1 we're still stuffing … [Read more...] about New Year’s Resolutions: Are They Really Worth It?
Like millions of other Americans, did you made a long list of New Year's resolutions with much enthusiasm and optimism? I bet you promised yourself that starting January 1, 2016, that you would lose weight, get fit, do an Ironman® triathlon, an ultramarathon, eat more kale and less red meat, stop procrastinating, keep a clean house, get a raise and a promotion at work, be less … [Read more...] about It’s February 1. What Happened to Your New Year’s Resolutions?
How many times have we made New Year's resolutions enthusiastically and resolutely but only to have them fade away by Feb. 1? I bet your answer is "Too many to count!" Let's change things up by following these five tips: 1. Start small Let's say one of your New Year's resolutions includes running a marathon for the first time ever. You start off like gangbusters but by … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Making New Year’s Resolutions Stick