New Years

Celebrate Your New Year By Acknowledging Your Past Success

Silken Laumann | Posted 01.04.2016 | Canada Living
Silken Laumann

I used to think of a New Years' Resolution as one big promise that you made for yourself. The problem was, it never worked for me. I never kept that one big promise. I find by writing lists of my past and future accomplishments, I put myself in the mindset that is more realistic in my life.

It's Time To Abandon New Year's Resolutions

Alyson Jones | Posted 01.04.2016 | Canada Living
Alyson Jones

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 re...

Thank The Internet For These 9 Easy New Year's Resolutions

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 12.31.2015 | Canada Living

Dear Internet: Thanks for the inspiration (and all the "Hotline Bling" memes)

12 Questions To Reflect Upon As You Start A New Year

Eileen Chadnick | Posted 01.04.2016 | Canada Living
Eileen Chadnick

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.

These Anti-Inspirational Quotes Are New Year's Realities

The Huffington Post Canada | Al Donato | Posted 01.04.2016 | Canada Living

Famous sayings get to the truth of your crummy New Year’s resolutions.

LGBT Muslim Leaders Offer Hope For The New Year

Junaid Jahangir | Posted 12.29.2015 | Canada Living
Junaid Jahangir

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.

5 Hacks For Throwing A New Year's Party At Home

Sari Friedman | Posted 12.23.2015 | Canada Living
Sari Friedman

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.

13 Books To Help You Unleash Your Creative Beast In 2016

Sarah Vermunt | Posted 12.23.2015 | Canada Business
Sarah Vermunt

Want a hit of inspiration that will help you unleash your creative beast? These 13 books that will help you do just that.

New Year's Resolutions: Why We Do What We Do

Beverley Golden | Posted 12.22.2015 | Canada Living
Beverley Golden

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.

Make A Resolution To Push Your Fashion Boundaries

Julie Redmond | Posted 12.22.2015 | Canada Style
Julie Redmond

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?

5 Digital Advertising Predictions For 2016

Vitaly Pecherskiy | Posted 12.15.2015 | Canada Business
Vitaly Pecherskiy

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.

LOOK: 17 Photos From New Year's Celebrations Around The World

The Huffington Post Canada | Zi-Ann Lum | Posted 12.31.2014 | Canada Travel

Fantastic displays of fireworks illuminated night skies early Thursday as cities around the world celebrated the arrival of 2015. Sydney’s pyrote...

New Year's Quotes That Will Inspire You To Start Anew

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 01.01.2015 | Canada Living

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 ...

This Christmas, Give Presence Instead of Presents

Laila Eman | Posted 02.20.2015 | Canada Living
Laila Eman

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.

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...