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How to Help Your Friends Reach Their Fitness Goals (Without Joining Them in the Gym)

Buddying up can help you reach your fitness resolutions—or whatever goal you happen to be chasing. But you don’t have to work out together to help each other (couples, breathe a sigh of relief). Try one of these to support your friend:Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Help Your Friends Reach Their Fitness Goals (Without Joining Them in the Gym)

Buddying up can help you reach your fitness resolutions—or whatever goal you happen to be chasing. But you don’t have to work out together to help each other (couples, breathe a sigh of relief). Try one of these to support your friend:Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Start Your New Years Resolutions in April, Not January

I am, to be clear, a believer in the power of putting arbitrary constraints on yourself in order to achieve something. It’s why I make to-do lists (and write “make to-do list” at the top of the list, for an immediate hit of accomplishment), why I demand deadline even when writing an evergreen story and […]

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Enough With the Resolutions Already

Today is no different than yesterday. You probably woke up this morning with big plans to “really make some changes this year,” but you know what? It’s not going to work. Why? Because you’ve already decided that waiting until the new year to become the new and improved you is the right course of action.Read […]

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Make Resolutions Without Moralizing

“Self-improvement” is a tricky framework for resolutions. We take the phrase for granted, but what is it really saying? That changing a lifestyle habit improves your very self? That implies moral value to your choices, labeling some habits intrinsically “good” and others “bad.” This ends up at the idea that your…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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If You Want to Stick to a New Year’s Resolution, Phrase It Diffferently

In 2017, for the first time in my life, I actually stuck to a resolution. What’s more, I’d failed at the same resolution—to make a budget and stick to it—for many previous years. Now, if you think there’s something shameful in a grown person not being able to handle her finances, you’re right! But what’s […]

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The Best New Year’s Game Is the One Where You Make Resolutions for Other People  

About ten years ago, I went to a New Year’s Day brunch party. Frankly, I hadn’t really wanted to go. That particular time in my life was a low point; I’d just gone through a breakup and was feeling unusually forlorn, and I wanted to wallow at home. But the hostess was a good friend […]

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Resolve to Eat Healthy in 2018

Bright and beautiful fruits. Hearty whole grains. Vitamin packed vegetables in the most delicious of sauces. Are you ready for this? Here are some of our best tips, tricks, and advice on eating healthy.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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