New Years

The Most Important New Year's Resolution You Could Make

Eileen Chadnick | Posted 03.08.2014 | Canada Living
Eileen Chadnick

I'm not going to bash goals and resolutions setting here. Taking responsibility and setting meaningful, achievable goals to help better ourselves is a good thing. Right now, I want to talk about an essential item that I think is likely missing from most people's lists.

A Reality Check on Mr. Harper's "Achievements"

Ralph Goodale | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada Politics
Ralph Goodale

On New Year's Eve, Stephen Harper published a list of what he called his "accomplishments" in 2013. Strangely absent was any mention of integrity, transparency or accountability, or any plan to confront the ethics scandal that triggered police allegations of bribery, fraud and breach of trust among his most senior personnel. But that little "omission" aside, what about the things for which Mr. Harper claimed credit?

The Most Important New Year's Resolution You Could Make

Eileen Chadnic | Posted 03.08.2014 | Canada Living
Eileen Chadnic

I'm not going to bash goals and resolutions setting here. Taking responsibility and setting meaningful, achievable goals to help better ourselves is a good thing. Right now, I want to talk about an essential item that I think is likely missing from most people's lists.

Free Transit For NYE!

CBC | Posted 03.02.2014 | Canada British Columbia

There will be free transit from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m. tonight in Metro Vancouver as the city gears up to ring in the New Year, but don't expect to fin...

How to Make Resolutions You'll Actually Keep

Natasha Koifman | Posted 03.02.2014 | Canada Living
Natasha Koifman

I love resolutions! They allow us the chance to take stock of where we've come and look at where we're headed. It's important to pause now and then to reflect on our own development and progress, otherwise it can all go by in a blur. So for 2014, I resolve not to be afraid. I am going to be brave and embrace change; I will say yes to new experiences, and take advantage of opportunities entering my life that are different than usual. I want to eat at new restaurants, travel to unusual places and above all, be open to things that make me uncomfortable.

5 New Year's Resolutions For B.C.'s Politicians

Dermod Travis | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

It's that time when many of us make resolutions for the new year. So, in the spirit of the season, here are five ideas for B.C.'s politicians to consider as they set their resolutions for 2014.

You Won't Want To Miss This

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - New Year's tradition sees incredible fireworks displays taking place all around the world. And the transition from 2013 to 2014 will be ...

What Are Your New Year's Resolutions?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

The New Year is here and with it the inevitable urge to plan your resolutions for 2014. What are you planning for 2014? Will you be more health con...

How to Make Family New Year's Resolutions

Alyson Schafer | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada Living
Alyson Schafer

We thrive happily and co-operatively in healthy social environments. As you think of how your family might be stronger in 2013, I suggest you invite all the stakeholders to participate in making your resolutions together, and here's how. Have a family meeting and ask the kids these questions.

A Simple and Meaningful New Year's Resolution

Meghan Pearson | Posted 03.02.2013 | Canada Living
Meghan Pearson

I am not a strong believer in New Year's resolutions. However, it became clear to me as 2012 was winding down, that I had some cleaning up to do. 2013 is going to be the year that I truly show up for. Why don't we all make that deal with ourselves when the clock strikes midnight on Monday night?

Harper Has A New Year's Resolution For You

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.20.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper has a suggestion for Canadians looking for a New Year's resolution for 2013: go easy on consumer debt.While mos...

Amber MacArthur's On-Trend Apps To Kick-Start Your 2012

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 01.20.2012 | Canada Style

We're well into January, and we have one question for you -- how are you doing with your New Year's resolutions? Are you on target? Have they fallen b...

Time-Stealers: The Enemy of New Year's Resolutions

Ken Rabow | Posted 03.10.2012 | Canada Living
Ken Rabow

One of the easiest ways we end up wasting time is when we thought our friends would feel bad if we didn't always make ourselves available to them when they were free. Setting limits is about giving people what they want at a time when it is good for both of you.

Forget New Year Resolutions, Just Focus on Three Words

Anne Day | Posted 03.09.2012 | Canada Living
Anne Day

What three words would I choose? After much thought and deliberation, I came up with health, acceptance, and authenticity. What three words would you choose?

Things I Am Proud of in 2011

Silken Laumann | Posted 03.04.2012 | Canada Living
Silken Laumann

We spend much of our mental energy beating ourselves up for the things we are not, for the times we have failed or disappointed ourselves. I think we could put that energy to far better use by changing the focus to find some things we are proud of.

7 Ways To Stick To Your Health Resolutions

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 01.02.2012 | Canada Living

When it comes to making New Year's resolutions, many of us want to see that number on the scale change. If you're planning to get a gym membership...

What's Open And Closed On New Year's

CBC | Posted 03.01.2012 | Canada

If you are wondering what you can do in Toronto on New Year's Day, here's a list of what is open and closed. Open: ...

Hold The Grease: This Breakfast Will Actually Help Your Hangover

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.31.2011 | Canada Living

Even the most moderate drinkers tend to take it up a notch on New Year's Eve. Blame the omnipresence of booze, the great cocktails the bartender was m...

10 Good Habits to Cultivate in 2012

Marcia Sirota | Posted 02.29.2012 | Canada Living
Marcia Sirota

You create a lot of unhappiness for yourself out of your impatience. Why not give yourself a break, enjoy the present moment and have more reasonable, realistic expectations of how long things should take? You'll be much happier, less anxious and more competent if you do this.

Is There A Point? Find Out If New Year's Resolutions Will Work For You

The Huffington Post Canada | Shelley White | Posted 12.29.2011 | Canada Living

We've all done it. The calender starts creeping towards January 1st, and we make a bold pronouncement: No more smoking in 2012. Or no more sugar. We'l...

Have Sequin Fever? We Have The Right Looks - And Advice

TheKit.ca | Posted 12.29.2011 | Canada Style

By: Laura-Beth Cotter, TheKit.ca If you were out and about in the '80s, you probably had a few shoulder-padded sequined get-ups lying around. I...

The Key To Getting Organized? Start With A Better 'To Do' List

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 12.28.2011 | Canada Living

The first item on a highly successful to-do list: Make a better to-do list. With the new year comes the urge to accomplish all the things that were me...

'Tis The Season For Sparkling

Erin and Courtney Henderson | Posted 10.31.2012 | Canada Living
Erin and Courtney Henderson

As glittering decorations, twinkling lights and snow-and-ice displays roll out for the holidays, sparkling wines also add warm, fuzzy -- and, of course, fizzy -- feelings to the season. Here is a quick pre-season primer on what's out there for all bubbly budgets.