New Years Resolutions

Five Ways Quebec City Can Give You A Fairytale Holiday

Posted 11.28.2016 | Canada Living

Five reasons we're spending the holiday season in Quebec City. From the AOL Partner Studio

6 Exercises To Make Sure You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 11.15.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

I know, we're only in November, but the end of the year is actually a great chance to re-evaluate your goals with enough time to prepare for the New Year ahead of you. So even though it may seem like an unconventional time to take stock of what you were hoping to accomplish this 2016, it's actually a great time to recognize your accomplishments.

Start Now - Setting Goals For The New Year

Maureen (Mo) Hagan | Posted 11.09.2016 | Canada Living
Maureen (Mo) Hagan

This year, transform your resolution into a lifestyle by starting now. Get a head start on the new year so you can begin 2017 as a happier and healthier version of yourself.

Why To Make New Year's Resolutions In The Fall

Gillian Mandich | Posted 09.29.2016 | Canada Living
Gillian Mandich

By identifying areas of opportunity for growth and development in your life and committing to starting today (as opposed to waiting for News Year's resolutions in January to roll around) you can assess areas of your life that require attention and immediately start to take action.

10 Books To Energize The Mind And Spirit

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Ridlington | Posted 01.26.2016 | Canada Living

Make this your best year yet!

How To Beat 'Blue Monday', The Year's Most Depressing Day

The Huffington Post Canada | Evan Pang | Posted 01.18.2016 | Canada

Blue Monday? Not anymore.

Make 2016 Your Company's Year Of Customer Service

Dave Borrelli | Posted 01.15.2016 | Canada Business
Dave Borrelli

With experts estimating it costs between four and 10 times more to acquire a new customer than it does to keep an existing one and the Canadian dollar taking a dive, you want to avoid churn at all costs by ensuring your customers are satisfied and will recommend your product or service to others.

Stop Living Like A Student: 10 Habits To Break In 2016

YPNextHome | Posted 01.15.2016 | Canada Living
YPNextHome

Students tend to have certain living habits that only they can get away with -- they're young, they're on a tight budget, and they're preoccupied with their studies. If you're not a student, but you're still living like one, here are 10 student living habits to break in 2016!

Waste Less Time By Spending It Consciously

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 01.14.2016 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

A lot of time and energy is wasted on doing things that yield no real benefits, like reading or watching so-called "news" about people and events unrelated to us, or updating our social media status with irrelevant information. So, what can one do to reduce time waste?

A Healthy And Happy New Year

Her Magazine | Posted 01.14.2016 | Canada Parents
Her Magazine

The typical New Year's greeting holds a different meaning for me. Happy and healthy have swapped places: I wish you a healthy and happy new year. I place much more emphasis on healthy because, as glib as it might sound, if you don't have health, nothing else matters.

AMRAP Training: A Workout That's Anything But Boring

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 01.14.2016 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

AMRAP stands for "as many rounds as possible." AMRAP is an example of time-based training. With AMRAP, you aim to fit in as many cycles of a circuit as possible within a set time frame. The faster you get through the reps of each exercise, the more times you will complete the entire circuit.

People Pleasers: Here's Permission To Be More Selfish

Laila Eman | Posted 01.13.2016 | Canada Living
Laila Eman

Think of the numerous benefits people would have if they concentrated on their own well-being before judging, comparing or "helping" others. Shouldn't we try to set an example and live a healthy lifestyle so others can, too? Is being selfish really that selfish?

Allergy-Friendly Detox Superfoods

HypeFoodie | Posted 01.12.2016 | Canada Living
HypeFoodie

Start the year off with a fresh and clean palette. These five nutritious, delicious and allergy-friendly ingredients all have powerful cleansing properties.

How To Deal With The New Year's Resolution Crowd

Jamie Logie | Posted 01.12.2016 | Canada Living
Jamie Logie

On January 1, the flood gates open and gyms are taken over by an abundance of new members. You've probably noticed this wherever you choose to get fit, and the crowds can be tough to navigate as lineups form for cardio equipment, classes turn people away and overcrowding becomes commonplace.

Easy, Healthy, Delicious Lunch for On-the-Go: Chickpea, Avocado & Feta Salad

Abigail Keeso | Posted 01.12.2016 | Canada Living
Abigail Keeso

Are you making an effort to eat healthier this year? Having delicious recipes that make multiple servings and can be prepped in advance is key to stay...

Dressing Your Way To Weight Loss Success

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 01.11.2016 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

What if I told you that there was one simple step you could take every single day that would tip the scale in your favour towards reaching your desired weight loss goals? No special diets, no popping pills. All you have to do, every single day, is -- wait for it -- get dressed.

Don't Be Surprised If Your Weight Loss Aspirations Remain Frustrated

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 01.11.2016 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

The vast majority of 'born-again' dieters and exercise enthusiasts will give up in less than a month. The reasons can be myriad, and sometimes they are beyond a person's control. But there are also ways to beat the odds and find success at last.

6 Nice Things You Can Do For Your Heart This Year

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 01.08.2016 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Here are six changes you can make to your lifestyle to help out your heart (and other parts of you, too). Try even just one to give your heart a little love this year.

These Are The Fashion Promises You Should Make In 2016

The Huffington Post Canada | Jennifer Choy | Posted 01.07.2016 | Canada Style

If you’re committed to a style makeover in 2016, make these fashion promises to yourself and stick to them.

Get Organized Now And Enjoy More Of Your 2016

Allison Weigensberg | Posted 01.06.2016 | Canada Living
Allison Weigensberg

Getting organized tends to make the top 10 list for New Year resolutions again and again. Being organized can help simplify your life, de-stress you and free up your time to do the things you really love.

Personal Growth Work In 2016? It's Worth The Effort

Marcia Sirota | Posted 01.06.2016 | Canada Living
Marcia Sirota

If you're unwilling to do the work, your attitude is self-defeatist. Your reluctance to roll up your sleeves and do what has to be done is probably what's holding you back from getting what you truly desire in life.

Being More Compassionate Can Help You Succeed In 2016

Erica Berman | Posted 01.05.2016 | Canada Living
Erica Berman

Here's the thing. If we can convince ourselves that most people are doing the best they can, then eventually we have to realize that about ourselves. That, my friends, is the key. Because if someone is doing the best they can, can you really ask anything more?

5 Simple Steps For Meal Prep Done Right

Lindsay Jang | Posted 01.05.2016 | Canada Living
Lindsay Jang

Follow these simple tips for organized, efficient and stress-free meal prep. It will set you up for a variety of delicious and nutritious meals without investing all of your precious time and energy.

Eliminate Fitness Obstacles This Year

Brent Bishop | Posted 01.05.2016 | Canada Living
Brent Bishop

There are several obstacles that people face when it comes to fitness and many reasons we give ourselves that end up preventing our progression. Knowing the most common obstacles you're up against can allow you to plan effectively and help to set your path for a successful year.

Stop! Don't Just Jump Into Another Weight-Loss Program

Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P | Posted 01.05.2016 | Canada Living
Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P

If you feel that your eating is out of control, don't run into the arms of another diet, it will only make things worse. Instead, try eating three normal meals every day and consider how labelling foods as "bad" is affecting you and reach out to a local dietitian who practices mindful eating.