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What to Do If You've Already Failed at Your New Year's Resolution What to Do If You've Already Failed at Your New Year's Resolution

Chances are good that you’ve already decided to ditch your New Year’s resolution.

Start Your New Years Resolutions in April, Not January Start Your New Years Resolutions in April, Not January

I am, to be clear, a believer in the power of putting arbitrary constraints on yourself in order to achieve something. It’s why I make to-do lists (and write “make to-do list” at the top of the list, for an immediate hit of accomplishment), why I demand deadline even when writing an evergreen story and why I agree…

How to Fix Your Failing New Year’s Resolution How to Fix Your Failing New Year’s Resolution

We’re a few days into the new year now. How’s that resolution going? Not so great, huh? Look, some resolutions are just bad. Yours is probably one of them.

Make a Year-Long Plan Instead of a Resolution Make a Year-Long Plan Instead of a Resolution

Forget January—where do you see yourself next December? Resolutions fizzle out, but a year-long plan for your hobby or habit can have a longer, sweeter payoff.

Resolve to Go to the Gym in 2018 Resolve to Go to the Gym in 2018

Getting ready to hit the gym in January? Here’s your starter pack of all the information you need to walk into the gym with confidence and build a habit that will last all year long.

Nagbot Sends Mean Texts to Help You Stick to Your Resolutions Nagbot Sends Mean Texts to Help You Stick to Your Resolutions

If you’ve made resolutions, you don’t want to forget about them when the novelty of the new year has worn off. Nagbot is a fun texting app that helps you stick to your goals by texting you regular reminders.

Focus on One Resolution a Month to Accomplish More Overall Focus on One Resolution a Month to Accomplish More Overall

If you have big plans for the year, you want to turn them into actionable tasks to ensure they actually get done. One way to do this? Focus on one resolution a month.

How to Create and Succeed at Personal Goals in the Coming Year How to Create and Succeed at Personal Goals in the Coming Year

Goals have been a central part of my personal, professional, and financial successes for as long as I can remember. I remember setting personal goals even as a child, such as personal summer reading challenges and savings goals, and that initiative has continued into adulthood.

Learn These Four Stages of Change to Build Better New Habits Learn These Four Stages of Change to Build Better New Habits

Creating new, better habits is a challenge on its own, no matter how motivated you are. Check out these four common stages of habit building to identify where you are in the change process—and push yourself through to the next step.

Make One of These Small Changes for Better Health Instead of a Resolution Make One of These Small Changes for Better Health Instead of a Resolution

Now that the chaos of the holiday season is over, a lot of us are vowing to make changes for our health—but we know that ambitious resolutions don’t always work out so well. So instead of saying you’ll “lose weight” or “eat better,” try one or two of these simple, concrete changes.

Five Resolution Alternatives to Start Your New Year Off Right Five Resolution Alternatives to Start Your New Year Off Right

New Year’s resolutions have a high potential to fail, and that can make the end of every year a huge bummer instead of a celebration. Don’t stress over resolutions this year, and try these forward-thinking alternatives instead.

The Best Workouts For Your First Day Back After a Break The Best Workouts For Your First Day Back After a Break

Is today the day you’re going to start working out more often? Or are you just getting back to what you used to do before all the holiday parties messed with your schedule? Either way, it’s time to get started. We’ve picked out six workouts that are perfect for your first (or second) day back.

The New Year's Resolutions Most Likely to Fail, and What to Do Instead The New Year's Resolutions Most Likely to Fail, and What to Do Instead

New Year’s is a great opportunity to reflect on how far we’ve come and where we hope to go next. The trouble is, most of us then proceed to set entirely unrealistic resolutions that we ultimately fail. Here are the most common failed resolutions, and how to approach them instead.

These Three Questions Help You Review and Reflect on Your Work This Year These Three Questions Help You Review and Reflect on Your Work This Year

Looking back on the past year can help you figure out where you want to spend your time and energy next year, whether that’s continuing your successes or remembering lessons you learned from failure. Ask yourself these three questions for a look back.

These Three Strategies Will Help You Keep Your New Year's Fitness Resolutions These Three Strategies Will Help You Keep Your New Year's Fitness Resolutions

Getting healthy and fit is the most common new year’s resolution for most people. If you want to achieve that goal—or any goal in the new year, psychologists recommend these three strategies.

Ditch New Year's Weight Loss Resolutions and Make a Pre-Holiday Resolution Ditch New Year's Weight Loss Resolutions and Make a Pre-Holiday Resolution

The start of a new year is when many people make a resolution to eat healthier, exercise more, and lose weight. But a recent study suggests that most of that weight people plan on losing is actually gained during the holidays. Now’s the time to make a preemptive strike.

Frame Your Goals As Personal “Rules” To Achieve Them Frame Your Goals As Personal “Rules” To Achieve Them

The next time you make goal, focus it into a rule to make it easier to accomplish. Creating a specific rule that’s easy to follow gives you an actionable step that helps you build—and keep—momentum.

Kitchen Resolutions You Should Make for a Delicious 2016 Kitchen Resolutions You Should Make for a Delicious 2016

I don’t really do resolutions like “running” or “clean eating,” but I do enjoy the “take charge of your life!” energy that each January brings. Instead of harnessing that energy to start a diet, consider making a few resolutions that aim to improve your kitchen and kitchen-related skills.

Top 10 Strategies for Making Your New Year's Resolution Stick Top 10 Strategies for Making Your New Year's Resolution Stick

2016 is here, and most of us are scrambling to make up a few New Year’s resolutions that, frankly, we’ll probably forget about in February. Here’s how to create a resolution that actually sticks so you can better yourself this year.

Turn Your Goals Into If-Then Statements to Account for Roadblocks Turn Your Goals Into If-Then Statements to Account for Roadblocks

With any goal, pitfalls are usually inevitable. You want to eat healthier but your coworker brings cupcakes. You want to save money but your car needs work. To stay ahead of setbacks, give your goal an if-then plan.

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