New Years Resolutions

What Have You Done With the 1416 Hours of This Year So Far?

Kiesha N. James | Posted 02.25.2014 | Canada Living
Kiesha N. James

Who and what belongs in your life during this season? Just like biting into a green fruit or an overly ripe one leaves a bad taste in your mouth, similarly things and people being out of season in your life is not a pleasant experience. It's just not quite right. Resist the urge to hold on to what or who your intuition told you to let go of. Rest in the truth that never leads you astray.

Breathing Life Into the Year..

Paula Pyne | Posted 04.12.2014 | Canada
Paula Pyne

It probably seems to you that the days of the New Year have long passed but I'm just getting around to writing this post. I've been going at turtle ...

How To Salvage Your New Year's Resolutions

JC Deen | Posted 04.05.2014 | Canada Living
JC Deen

Here we are at the beginning of February 2014. How are you doing with your freshly etched New Year's Resolution? If you're on track, great. If you're feeling burnt out already, or like you bit off more than you can chew, the following ideas might give you some hope.

Almost One Month into 2014...Are Your Goals Holding Up?

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 03.29.2014 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

Are you struggling to follow through on your New Year's resolutions? Don't be discouraged. Believe me, you are not alone. The further it gets from the start of any goal, the harder it can become for most of us (including myself) to stay on track.

Don't Abandon Your Fitness Resolutions Just Yet

Kelly Murumets | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Living
Kelly Murumets

It's time to stop and question your family's reliance on the car. Yes, many of us live in suburbs or rural areas where destinations tend to be spread out, but that doesn't mean it's impossible to choose people power as an option. It may be easier to incorporate more steps into your day than you realize, if you just take a look at where you have to be in a week.

Six Ways to Really Keep Fitness Resolutions

Dawn Cuthbertson | Posted 03.23.2014 | Canada Living
Dawn Cuthbertson

Like anything in life, goals have to change when the circumstances do. In my case, I have to heal an injury and that means a half-marathon will be more manageable than a full one. Quitting is not an option, but adjusting my expectations is. Here's six more tips I'm following to keep my fitness resolutions on track this year.

Sometimes Nice Guys Do Finish First

Mitch Wolfe | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada
Mitch Wolfe

You may recall that in a previous Huff Post story, I reported that my good friend Phil, a 50-something Richmond Hill accountant, just prior to Christm...

The Dilemma of Ethical Eating

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

At first glance, it's not easy to be an ethical eater. We're told to cut back on meat to fight climate change and open up farmland for more nutrient-efficient grains. But we're also told to "eat local." So, on top of the multiple junkfood-and kale-related challenges of modern meal planning, how do we navigate this complex ethical menu?

Nope to "Fresh Starts"

Melissa Knive | Posted 03.08.2014 | Canada Alberta
Melissa Knive

They've done something stupid at work, home, school - somewhere. Even if it's only in their head, people want a "Fresh Start".

Get Back on Track in the New Year with a Healthier Diet and Lifestyle

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Making New Year's resolution is a time-honored, albeit tiring, custom. It basically forces you to admit you were wrong to indulge in all these wonderful dinner parties and treats over the holidays, and that you must now atone for your bad deeds. Not much fun in that, is there?

Why "End Hunger" Deserves a Place on Your New Year To-Do List

Susanne Courtney | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada Impact
Susanne Courtney

Chances are, food will remain on your mind in the early weeks of the new year as you make choices to start off right. And that's a good thing. In 2014, Canadians have the power to change the landscape of hunger. Here are three reasons why helping end hunger should be on your 2014 to-do list.

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.

How to Survive New Years After the Holidays

Dr. Divi Chandna | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada
Dr. Divi Chandna

Ten Ways to Survive Your New Year Post Holiday Many people equate the new year with a brand new time. The holidays can be a stressful, busy and exci...

Be a Resolutionary -- and Help Your Kid Be One Too

Danielle S. McLaughlin | Posted 03.07.2014 | Canada Living
Danielle S. McLaughlin

I like to call us resolutionaries. We are the people who have the best intentions and make great plans for the year to come. We will quit our bad habits and develop new and healthy ones. Today, we are sending our children back to school for the first week of 2014. Let's make a resolution to help them develop healthy habits -- and stick to those new habits.

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.

Want to Lose Weight in 2014? Make Your Own Rules (But Stick to Them)

Theresa Albert | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

If you don't want to get the "you said that last year" eye roll from your friends or spouse, you have to change it up. Stop making resolutions that are too broad and that fizzle by February. If you really want to change your life, make rules. Make the goal clear.

Top 10 New Year's Resolutions for the New Sports Fan

Gal's Got Game | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada Living
Gal's Got Game

Why not resolve to expand your life experiences and become a sports fan? It doesn't matter if you don't know a football from a hockey stick, sports are inclusive, exciting, and whole lot more fun than monitoring your caloric intake. Here are the top 10 New Year's Resolutions for the new sports fan.

Working Your New Year's Weight Goals, Month By Month

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

I have watched a lot of people fail at New Year's resolutions for the past decade. I even made some great money off of the January first commitments. Here is what I want everyone to prepare for month by month. This is generally how it goes for those I have seen lose 50-150lbs.

11 Health Resolutions You'll Actually Stick To This Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

The beginning of a new year often means the beginning of a new resolution, and for a lot of us, it's about our health. But setting yourself resolution...

A New Year Filled With Wonder

Betty Ann Heggie | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Living
Betty Ann Heggie

Do you long for the good old days of childhood when things seemed much simpler, easier, more joyful and laid back? Maybe it never was that way for you, but it can be "yet to come" by simply reinstating a sense of wonder in your life. Arianna Huffington advocates wonder as an antidote to daily stress.

Did Last Year Slip By? Try These Time Warping Strategies

Deri Latimer | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Living
Deri Latimer

Time really does speed up as we age. Decide, as you set goals for the New Year, to add novelty into your life. What can we all do to mess with time in a meaningful way? Consider these warping strategies.

Forget Setting Resolutions for 2014 -- Set Intentions

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 03.02.2014 | Canada Living
Nikki Fotheringham

Bah Humbug to New Year's Resolutions is what I usually say. What I am proposing now isn't the traditional New Year's promises, but setting intentions for the New Year that will give you the motivation to achieve more this year.

2014 Dating Resolutions You Must Consider...From a Guy

The Purple Fig | Posted 03.02.2014 | Canada Living
The Purple Fig

One of the most common complaints I hear from my girlfriends is how much they hate going out on dates. The men they meet -- if they even bother to meet them -- are all wrong. So just in time for the New Year, I thought I'd provide my top picks for 2014 dating resolutions for the single woman

10 Resolutions You Should Skip This Year

Everyday Health | Beth W. Orenstein | Posted 12.31.2013 | Canada Living

By Beth W. Orenstein, Everyday Health Four out of five people who make New Year’s resolutions will eventually break them, and a third won’...