Why resolutions fail, and why goals are better

When it comes to new year’s resolutions, you’ll find me in the middle of the two camps. My friend Lindsay says “I’ll never eat an Oreo cookie again as of 2015″ and my other friend Kelly says “New year’s resolutions fail anyway, so I never make any.” One friend is a little delusional while the other is a little lazy.#troof #realtalkFriends’ names and objects of resolve have been changed to protect my friends’ identities and their respective objects of resolve....more

You Don't Need New Year's Resolutions. January 1st is Just Another Day!

On the morning of January 1st,  I walked downstairs, made coffee, stood in the middle of our living room, and stared at our Christmas tree we so enthusiastically decorated the day after Thanksgiving. Are the holidays really over? Do we really have to put all of the decorations away? What are my resolutions? Why didn't I write them down this year? It's nice to see other people share their resolutions. It's great to see so many people wanting to better themselves. What's a better time to do it? After all, the prospect of a brand new year is encouraging....more

Here's to actually achieving goals in 2015

 On New Year's day, I read a short article about how of the people...more

Just A little Bit... (Nablopomo Day 10)

*This post is Day Ten of the January Nablopomo 30-day blogging challenge hosted by BlogHer.I...more

Train your brain to keep your resolutions!

If you've struggled to keep your New Year's resolutions in the past, perhaps it's time to try a new approach. I ran across this article about making your resolutions stick in 2015 and it had some good tips. ...more

Does January = Diet?

Now that January is here, almost everyone we know is starting their annual diet. I cannot even count the number of diets I've started, some a complete and total failure almost immediately, some more manageable. Even thin people seem to think, worry and even obsess about their weight.  And so for many people new year= new diet, and back to making themselves and everyone around them crazy. I think one of the greatest myths many of us swallow is that diet=healthy....more

Setting Goals and Making Plans for 2015: A Look at Daily Routines of Famous Creative Minds

The blogosphere, social media and the interwebs in general are explosive this time of year with goal setting tips, new year's resolutions, and how to get all your duckies in a row for your most efficient year possible. Admittedly, I am doing some winter cleaning myself - making lists, maps, plans, and general organizing - of my brain, home, and berjillion notes that I jot down throughout the year....more

Starting Fresh… My 2015 Goals

The new year is the perfect time to start fresh…Put a blank cassette tape in the radio (I am totally dating myself but I used to make mix tapes.)Take out a fresh notebook (HomeGoods has a ton of these… totally need to get some.)Wear an outfit for the first time (I should totally go shopping this weekend.)...more

That's a Good Problem

10 Ways 2014 Can Help You OWN 2015

So you want to ROCK 2015????...more