Resolutions 2009

With the arrival of the New Year comes an urge to make a new start with our lives.   The age-old tradition of the New Year’s Resolution is a sign of the human drive for growth and improvement.  Some criticize the practice of making resolutions, saying they just set people up for failure.  Research shows, however, that people who make New Year’s resolutions are much more like to create positive change in their lives than those who don’t make resolutions!  So I say go for it! Whether you succeed or fail at your resolution depends on many factors, but one of
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Categories: Mental Health.

Resolve to Be Positive

Happy New Year!  Have you made any resolutions for the New Year?  Making New Year’s resolutions is a very good idea.  They really do work! Research by John C. Norcross has shown that compared to people who don’t make resolutions,  people who make New Year’s resolutions are actually twice as likely to successfully change something in their lives.  Whether you have resolved to get physically fit, quit some bad habit, or chosen not to make a resolution, let me suggest a resolution that will change your life.  This year, resolve to develop a positive attitude. Having a positive attitude is
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Categories: Mental Health and Stress.