Tag: New Year’s Resolutions

Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. What Kind of Resolve You Got?

 

A New Year approaches! This means that before the night is through, you’re supposed to determine some change of course – preferably one for the better – that you’ll have every intention of sticking with but will likely abandon by February. A handful of you might be of the fortunate mindset that allows for relatively easy implementation of changes, probably due to some hard-fought wrangling with your ego. These will-warriors may be so in control of themselves that any resolution made tonight would be indistinguishable from the one they made on June 27th.

And then there’s the rest of us…. I suppose I can be grateful that I have so many vices that all sorts of colorful combinations of resolutions can be chosen, and I’ll still have more to take on next year!

Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Making and Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

 

“First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.” — Epictetus

If you want to make a change, start now instead of waiting for some arbitrary date on the calendar. Or at least that’s what I tell myself when new year’s resolution time rolls around. Then comes January 17 and March 22 and October 12 and I still haven’t gotten around to setting some modest goals let alone achieving them.

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Well it’s January again, the start of a new year. Time to make our New Year’s Resolutions. I’m sure that, like me, many of you have resolved to get physically fit this year. The two major components of fitness are diet and exercise. I know I have to make some changes in both of these […]

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Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Resolution for 2016: Sleep More, Snooze Less

 

Here’s the problem: being lazy will kill you. But so will not sleeping. From the LA Times:

…a new study says that spending too much time in a chair and depriving yourself of necessary sleep should join a short list of behaviors known to increase your risk of premature death.

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Here it is, the fourth day after New Year’s Day. The odds are that your New Year’s resolutions are all broken by now. The dirty little secret is they were always meant to be broken. which is why I gave them up for Lent. Face it, New Year’s resolutions are nothing more than promising yourself […]

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