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5 Anti-New Years Resolutions

January is one of the hardest times of year to establish new habits. Instead, use these compassionate intentions to support your body through the hard winter.

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Resolution Solution: Holistic New Year's Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions never seem to stick. Explore a more holistic approach.

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20 Creative (and Shame-Free) New Year’s Resolutions

Sometimes we set ourselves up for failure by making promises we can’t keep or by initiating resolutions steeped in self-blame.

Why You Should Resolve Not To Make Any New Year’s Resolutions

“There is a deranged hope that comes with the New Year that we are entering into a whole new world, and everything can be better now.”

How to Embrace New Year's Resolutions When You Don't Believe in Yourself

Self-loathing can turn this annual self-help ritual into a slippery slope. New Year's resolutions are wonderful in principle. What spurs self-improvement better than specific, sta…

Rabbi Rami: How Do I Keep My New Year’s Resolutions?

Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler

3 New Year's Anti-Resolutions Guaranteed Not to Sink Your Self-Esteem

For some, resolutions are not the path to a better life.

9 Ways to Turn Your Resolution into Your Reality

Try these science-based tips for keeping your resolutions alive.

The Benefit of Doubt

Why do we choose New Year’s day to be the first day of our resolution to live better lives? Most of us would say just about anything at that time of year, what with all the distrac…

Visioning a Re-NEW-able Year

This year, turn to the first known resolution makers—the ancient Babylonians—for inspiration.

Setting Intentions for the New Year (Instead of Resolutions)

Now that 2024 has arrived, throw away the resolutions and try setting intentions for the new year.

How to Achieve Your Goals for the New Year

Plan ahead to get ahead for the new year.

Enjoy Yourself, Even Now

It's okay to find the silver lining and enjoy yourself, even now.

Commit to Dry January: The Dry Challenge

Having a “Sober Month Support Squad” can make your dry month more fun, and you can plan activities together that don’t revolve around drinking.

Go Natural for the New Year

Energetically, celestially, astrologically, physically—January 1st is just one day.

To Make a Resolution Stick, Ask Yourself One Question

The game-changing technique in influencing behavior is asking a question.

How to Use Energy Work to Manifest your Desires

What are you interested in creating and actualizing?

Our Top 10 of 2015

Read these for New Year’s resolutions worth keeping

3 Out-of-the-Box Resolutions for 2016

The turn of the calendar from one year to the next invariable leads toward a yearning to live our lives in new and more healthful ways. Losing weight may top the charts as a New Ye…

10 Tips To Getting Fit In The New Year

Here are 10 tips to ensure success this year

Relationship Resolutions 2012

Ah, the New Year. That wonderful time when we feel like we get to start fresh, renew, redesign, get a grip, set goals, and make New Year’s resolutions. Now is the time we gear up f…

It’s Time for Shedding

Sarah Bowen provides some creaturely resolutions and insights for the New Year.

Balancing Life by the Rule

The point of a rule of life, for communities or individuals, is that life should be lived in balance, with God as the focal point.

Virtue Fatigue: The Anatomy of Temptation

Consider the classic recipe for seduction: chocolates, dinner, wine, dessert, dancing. Ever wonder why it works? Now a series of psychological experiments led by Mark Muravan at Ca…

Book Club: Geri Larkin on Redefining Faith

“Faith is the beginning of all good things.” The Buddha said.If you are like me, when you first hear the word, “faith,” a religious connotation comes to mind. Many of us have faith…

5 Tips if You Feel "Behind" in Life

When you feel like you’re falling behind in life, here are five things to refocus your attitude and get back on track.

8 Affirmations for New Beginnings

Here are some affirmations for new beginnings, no matter when in the calendar you start to observe your new year.

Silent Night: Journaling Under the Moon

As another year comes to a close and we look forward to new beginnings, this is the perfect time to reflect on what is working in our lives and what is not.

What We Still Don’t Know about Mindfulness Meditation

Despite the hype, researchers are still exploring the benefits of meditation and how much practice we need to achieve them.

Taking out the Trash: Goodbye 2011

As we pass the Solstice, the darkest night of the year, we are also entering into a New Moon cycle, which comes to a head on Christmas Day this Sunday.It’s dark out there. We’ve go…

5 Small Changes for Big Health Payoffs

Something like seven or eight years ago, with New Year’s Eve just around the corner, I decided to forgo the typical list of grandiose resolutions (Exercise for an hour every day! D…

Do You Wonder as You Wander?

We all know the drill with New Year’s resolutions. Make a fancy wish. Look to the twinkling lights of the holidays. Hope for the best. Mmm hmm.But haven’t New Years resolutions bee…

Feeding the New Year

‘Tis the season for drinking too much eggnog, eating too much, and pulling out old family hangover cures.We’ve just moved past the Winter Solstice, the darkest time of the sun cycl…

11 Tasty Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

As a vegan, there’s nothing worse than showing up to holiday dinner hungry and discovering that there is nothing for you to eat.

One Simple Trick to Make Life Easier

I don’t always make New Year’s resolutions—I find the darkest coldest months a pretty difficult time to start new things. This year, however, I did make one that not only helped me…

Guided Meditation for the End of the Year

Say goodbye to the old year and welcome in the new.

The Examined Life: An Expedition

Dig into your old journals, photo albums, and see what you can learn about yourself.

Reset and Recharge: New Year Yoga Sequence

This gentle yoga practice supports digestive health and immune function to help you get back into the swing of things.

The Equinox as Catalyst for Healing

Think of March as a second New Year with resolutions for healing and recovery in our lives.

“I Feel Bad About Not Sticking With My Resolutions”

Every year, we make resolutions. Every year, it seems, we fall short. That's perfectly fine. Falling short is almost inevitable. What matters is what happens next.

How to Care for Your Body in a Cold, Dark Season

In winter, our digestive fire is low, so we should be eating warm, cooked foods. Yes—that means stop eating salads!

An Alternative Ritual for the New Year

Whether or not you are going to a blow-out party on New Year’s Eve this year, here is a little ritual you can do for yourself or with others to ring in the new year with a little bit more gentleness and intention.

Nurture Your New Beginnings

“To aid our new endeavors, it is important to nurture them on levels of consciousness where it really counts.”

Refresh Body and Spirit With a Moon Practice

Does your New Year’s Resolution feel like a distant memory? The moon provides a monthly fresh start.

6 Steps to Ignite Your Power of Intention

What do you want? Use the power of intention to focus your mind on your next steps.

Contemplating the Festively Feathered

This holiday season is for the birds.

From the Editor: Engaging Columns

What does it take to write an engaging column?

Grief Cycling Over the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… right?

The Liminal Joy of Deep Winter: Nestling Into “Not Yet”

Resting, reflecting, conceiving, and gestating are keys to the “not yet” liminal joy of deep winter.

A Ritual for an Imbolc New Moon

When a new moon coincides with the celebration of Imbolc, perform this ritual for new beginnings.

The Spiritual Meaning of the January Full Moon

Explore the spiritual meaning of January’s full Wolf Moon as we navigate cold, long nights and gloomy days.

A January Spiritual Survival Guide

Use these tips to get through Blue Monday, the most depressing day of year, and emerge from winter spiritually nourished.

17 Affirmations to Help Manifest Your Dream Life

The life you desire most is possible, and is even within your grasp—practice any of these 17 affirmations to help bring it into reality.

The Spiritual Meaning of Imbolc

Imbolc is a holiday of hope, a celebration of the goddess Brigid, and the perfect time to honor your inner fire.

The Spiritual Meaning of Februalia

At winter's halfway point, take time to honor the past year's losses and harness the cleansing power of fire. Learn more about the spiritual meaning of Februalia.