New Year'

20 Tips to Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

Alyson Jones | Posted 12.28.2014 | Canada Living
Alyson Jones

Be kind to yourself as you grow, fail and succeed. There is no health in beating yourself up and setting yourself up for failure. Success often comes in packages we did not expect, so be open to things looking a bit different than you expected. Keep moving towards the things that you love and make you feel alive, and that path will lead you towards true change and growth.

I've Decided To Stop Shopping Until May

Arti Patel | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada Style
Arti Patel

Last year I challenged myself to not buy new clothes for five months. While I just wanted to save in general, a financial expert I spoke to said closets end up being the biggest piles of "debt" and if you really look at what you own, you can actually see how much you spend. That day I went home and looked at my closet and it wasn't a pretty sight.

5 Tips for Keeping Your 2014 Resolutions

Professional Organizers in Canada | Posted 03.09.2014 | Canada Living
Professional Organizers in Canada

With over a week into 2014, many of us to trying hard to keep and maintain their New Year's resolutions beyond the first month of year...or even the first week or two. The Professional Organizers in Canada (POC) suggests to follow these five simple tips to set and keep your goals of choice throughout the year.

Climate Change Isn't Just Going to Go Away Overnight

Carl Duivenvoorden | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada Politics
Carl Duivenvoorden

It's nice to imagine that the great environmental challenges of our time will mystically be solved by outside forces so that we can just keep doing what we are doing to the Earth that sustains us. Alas, that is an impossible hope.

5 Ways to Create More Balance in Your Life

Lori Gard | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada Living
Lori Gard

Rather than resolve, I choose to purpose my intentions. And in so doing, I hope that I will not set myself up for failure. Here are a few ways in which I hope to carve out a sweet slice of balance for myself this new year of 2014.

Make Resolutions on Your Own Terms

Sarah Vermunt | Posted 03.02.2014 | Canada Living
Sarah Vermunt

For writers, there's something about a blank page. Clean and unblemished, it can inspire or it can invoke paralysis. It's the same thing with a new year. Full of still unformed possibilities, a new year can be both exciting and intimidating when you're standing on its doorstep.

Sticky Situation: Your New Year's Eve Party Guide

Julie Blais Comeau | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada Living
Julie Blais Comeau

Throughout the world, in the 24 time zones of our planet when the clock strikes 12, Spaniards will wear red underwear, South Africans will throw furniture out of the window and Peruvian neighbours will be boxing to transition from one year to the next. Right here in our homeland, anywhere in our six time zones, Canadians will be singing, sipping and smooching. Here is your New Year guide with good, should and fun to know celebration facts.

Christmas by Any Other Name

Bernie Farber | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada Living
Bernie Farber

As the cold winter wind blows in from the north there are a few things that are inevitable. Snow has to be shovelled and the predictable war of words ...

9 Strange New Year's Traditions...Like Wearing Red Underwear

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 12.27.2013 | Canada Living

Ahead of New Year's Eve, the social networking site Badoo asked members to cast their votes to elect the world's strangest and funniest New Year's tra...

Your New Year's Resolution in Six Words

Larry Smith | Posted 02.25.2014 | Canada
Larry Smith

If you had exactly six words to describe your life, what would they be? That's the question I've been asking people across the world for more then...

5 Ways to Avoid Holiday Germ-Giving

Jason Tetro | Posted 02.22.2014 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

Bad gift-giving, whether material or microbial, should never happen. While there may never be a means to prevent waking up to a disappointing present under the tree, you can minimize the possibility of sharing infection. Hopefully, with these five steps, you can set aside the worry and focus on the spirit of the holiday season.

How Do You Celebrate Holidays After Losing a Loved One?

Elizabeth Berrien | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Living
Elizabeth Berrien

The idea of a jolly holiday is like rubbing salt in the wound when our loved one isn't there. Honour your grief. You may find a completely new way of handling celebratory occasions by starting new traditions, or you may feel more comfortable sticking to old ones. Either way, you will know what feels right.

The Only New Year's Resolution I'll Make

Erin Chrusch | Posted 03.02.2013 | Canada Alberta
Erin Chrusch

For the past week or so I've been hearing about how all of my friends and family and acquaintances plan to improve their lives over the next year. There are health-related resolutions, career goals, and ideas for improving relationships. But my resolution is a bit different.

WATCH: Happy New Year From Orbit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.03.2013 | Canada

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield is sending his New Year greetings from space.Hadfield took a moment today on the International Space Station to send...

New Year's Eve With Kids? Six Ways to Make it Fun for Everyone

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 03.02.2013 | Canada Living
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

Gone are the days when you waited for New Year's Eve with anticipation. No, you are in a different stage of your life now. You are a parent of children. Young children. Though it may seem this way as you approach December 31 with the family, all hope is not lost. There are things that you can do with the kids where you and the little ones can enjoy the celebration.

The Week That Was: In With the New Year (and Editor)

Marni Soupcoff | Posted 02.28.2013 | Canada
Marni Soupcoff

For me, the final days of 2012 were a sneak peak at an exciting new professional beginning: taking the helm as managing editor for blogs at HuffPost Canada. There's a frenetic and lively conversation going on here, and I look forward to both helping steward it and diving headlong into it myself. This is what has impressed me most so far: HuffPost bloggers do not all sing from the same song sheet. While one calls out the NRA, another insists that guns aren't the root of our violence problem. That diversity of opinion is a large part of what drew me here, and I suspect it's part of what draws you too.

Do NOT Make a Resolution!

Theresa Albert | Posted 03.03.2012 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

For the love of life, drop that New Year's resolution to lose weight. Come on, you made the same commitment last year and look where it got you. By a...

Flossing, Money And Being Awesome: The Top New Year's Resolutions For 2012

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 12.31.2011 | Canada Living

This year, Canadians want to floss more, eat fewer french fries and then eventually save the world. More than 51 per cent of Canadians make New Ye...

A New Year

Andrea Paine | Posted 02.27.2012 | Canada Living
Andrea Paine

Sometimes it's really the smallest of things that can make a difference. Kindness towards others can be a simple as a smile or holding the door open for a stranger. Why not make an affirmation to complete one random act of kindness a day?