New Year's

The Scientific Approach to Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

Effective tips to help you make a change… I have mixed feelings about New Year’s resolutions. On the one hand, I am all for setting goals and going after what you want in life. On the other hand, I see a problem with the way many people view and treat themselves when it comes to… Read more »

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5 Ways to Fight Loneliness Over the Holidays

The holidays come sprinkled with promises of “brightness” and “cheer.” It’s a universally meaningful time for millions of people, and I would argue that this sense of connectedness is a large part of what makes the season seem sort of magical. Yet for many people, the winter months don’t always live up to their heartwarming… Read more »

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A New Year’s Resolution Worth Making

Setting goals for ourselves is an essential step to a fulfilling life. Yet, New Year’s resolutions tend to have a bad rep. Why is this? For one thing, they have a sort of ceremonious way of setting us up for failure. The build-up to another year and a fresh start gives us new hope for… Read more »

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No New Year’s Resolution is the Best Resolution of All

The best New Year’s resolution is to have no New Year’s resolutions. That’s what I’ve decided. Last year I wrote a column about how to keep them. Maybe it’s time, however, to rethink New Year’s resolutions altogether. Why pick one time of year to decide to turn things around and live a different kind of… Read more »

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Five Questions for a Better New Year

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? How can the lessons of 2017 help us to achieve a more fulfilling… Read more »

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