resolutions

Tired of Making New Year’s Resolutions? Try Making a “20 for 2020” List Instead. – Self Improvement Article

Elizabeth and I love the exercise of making a “20 for 20” list. This is the third year we’ve tried this approach. In episode 149, we talk about our “18 for 2018” lists and in episode 203, we discussed our “19 for 2019” lists.  Now, why make a “20 for 2020” list at all? Research shows that people who construct their goals in concrete terms are 50 percent more likely to feel confident they will attain their goals and 32…

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Join Us to Walk for 20 Minutes Every Day in 2020: #Walk20in20! – Personal Development Article

I think a lot about human nature: Who we are; why we do what we do (or not); how we can change if we want to change. So I think a lot about happiness and how we can be happier, healthier, more productive, and more creative. And one of the most straightforward and manageable things that just about anyone can do is to walk 20 minutes each day. If you listen to the Happier with Gretchen Rubin podcast, you heard…

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A List of My Unfinished New Year’s Resolutions – Wit & Delight – Lifestyle Article

Photo by Marija KovacOnce upon a New Year’s Eve, my mom’s friend pushed a roll of paper down her long hallway. “We’re going to write resolutions! Or you can doodle. You’re little—do whatever you want,” she probably said.“We’re going to write resolutions,” was all I heard.To preface: I love a tradition, even if it’s not my own. When it comes to holiday celebrations, I try to let idealistic tendencies go, but isn’t it tough when visions of Russian tea cake…

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10 Promises You Should Make to Yourself this Year — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

A wise man once said that we see the world as we are. And if we want the world to get better and our lives to become happier, all we have to do is change ourselves. We can change the world by changing ourselves. And if we can commit to becoming a better version of ourselves, miracles will happen and the world will change before our eyes. Since 2020 is already here and many of us started setting new year’s resolutions,…

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My Metropolitan Museum Experiment: The Aims, the Rules, the Questions. – Happiness Article

Soon, Elizabeth and I will reveal our “20 for 2020” lists in episode 255 of the Happier podcast. One item on my list is particularly ambitious: it’s my Metropolitan Museum experiment. For the year of 2020, every day that I’m in New York City and the Met is open, I will visit. Every single day. Why? For my next book project, I’m exploring…I don’t yet know how to describe it. I want to shake myself, I want to reach my…

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15 New Year’s Resolutions Every Person Should Actually Make — Purpose Fairy

Making New Year’s resolutions and staying committed to them can be a challenging thing for a lot of people. And even though I think it’s important to have a vision, a clear direction or goal before starting the New Year, all these New Year’s resolution lists can create a lot of stress and anxiety in people, causing them to feel disappointed when things don’t go as planned. And that’s the reason why I created this list of 15 New Year’s…

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How to set New Year’s Resolutions for Personal Growth

The new year is around the corner, and with it new year’s resolutions. Unfortunately, we all know how this usually plays out: We set a goal. We stick with it for a few weeks. We give up around February or March. And when  December comes around, we make the same resolution again.  Sounds familiar?  Personal Growth New Year’s Resolutions So how can we set resolutions that we can actually keep and that foster our personal growth? This is easier said…

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4 Self-Healing Promises for a Positively Happy 2019 – *Positive Provocations*

“Promises are the uniquely human way of ordering the future, making it predictable and reliable to the extent that this is humanly possible.” ~ Hannah Arendt As the 2019 inches closer and closer, I find myself introspecting a whole lot. I find myself thinking about the year ending in terms of achievements, high points, low points, successes, failures, learning points etc. Introspection and a constant need to be a better more evolved human(e) being makes me think of the year…

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