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With all the glitter and dazzle that surrounds our New Year's celebrations, there also comes the inevitable question: "So, what are your New Year's resolutions?" I generally have dreaded this question...
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Dear Internet: Thanks for the inspiration (and all the "Hotline Bling" memes)
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The end of the year marks a threshold and invites a pause for reflection. It's a great time to take stock of the year behind and look ahead. Each year at this time, I write and reflect on 12 reflection questions for this very purpose.
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Against overwhelming odds, LGBT Muslim leaders refuse to let go of hope. They offer vulnerable LGBT Muslims safe spaces, much needed community and a sense of belonging, all that they are denied in mainstream Muslim spaces.
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The countdown is on. But if going out for another extravagant and way-too-expensive New Year's Eve party with a bunch of strangers has lost its appeal or simply isn't your style, there's still time to pull off a fun evening at home.
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Making New Year's resolutions originated with the Babylonians, who reportedly made promises to the Gods in hopes they'd earn good favour in the coming year. If health is number one on people's resolution list every year, I was curious what other resolutions people continue to commit to.
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For some, New Year's resolutions are about living a healthier lifestyle. For others, this may mean paying off debt, finding the hypothetical work-life balance, soaking up some new skills like a new language, or actually learning how to use chopsticks. But why not enter the Year of the Monkey with a different outlook on fashion?
The world of online advertising is complex and ever-changing, but it's also exciting and filled with promise. As innovation in advertising technology continues to evolve, old-hat tactics, such as direct response marketing, are quickly becoming obsolete. Here's a list of digital marketing predictions set to reshape the online advertising landscape in 2016.
Fantastic displays of fireworks illuminated night skies early Thursday as cities around the world celebrated the arrival of 2015. Sydney’s pyrotechnic spectacle was broadcast to a billion people while...
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There's a lot of emphasis on New Year's resolutions in North American culture. And why not? The idea of starting fresh at the beginning of a new year is very attractive. But often we're too hard on ou...
There tends to be this common constant act, celebrated by many that's troubling me lately...the act of giving gifts. As we get closer to Christmas, I hope you consider a few ideas I've put together for you and loved ones to do this season, to practice staying present and building lasting memories.
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.
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(Relaxnews) - New Year's tradition sees incredible fireworks displays taking place all around the world. And the transition from 2013 to 2014 will be no exception. Here's our selection of five firewor...
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 conscious and vow to eat better, exercise more or give u...
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 most Canadians are living within their means, they ne...
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.
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?
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.
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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, start a new fitness class or even clear out all tho...
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: - The Eaton Centre (limited hours). - Square One (limited hours). - Royal Ontario...
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.
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.