Well-being

Don't Feel Bad For Breaking Your Fitness Resolutions - You're Still Lapping Everyone On The Sofa

adamkaz via Getty Images<p>We’re now four weeks into the busy New Year and for many women - regardless of age, ability or background - the feelings of …

Fitness

How to survive uni stress and stick to your New Year resolutions

Going back to uni, after a long Christmas break of too much food and alcohol and not knowing what day of the week it is, probably feels like a rocky …

Manchester

'I now sleep straight through until my alarm rings': your experiences of dry January

Five readers talk about their experiences of giving up alcohol for a month – and why they decided to do it<p>Read more: Does dry January work? We ask the experts<p>It’s the beginning of the new year which means dry January has taken hold and many are ditching after work drinks as part of the public …

Dry January

9 Creative Products to Help You Fulfill Your New Year’s Resolutions

If you're one of those people who make New Year's resolutions, by now you've either backpedaled on your promise or are fully immersed in making sure you keep yourself on track. In fact, a poll by Statista shows that almost 70% of Americans made at least one New Year's resolution. And believe it or …

Richard Branson

Why Demi Lovato Has Stopped Dieting: 'I Put on Couple Pounds' but 'Given Up the Chronic Stress'

Demi Lovato has declared she will no longer be “food shaming” herself – and wants her fans to do the same.<p>The singer, 25, took to Twitter Friday to …

Demi Lovato

5 Ways to Actually Keep Your Resolutions

5 Ways to Actually Keep Your New Year's Resolutions<p>New year, new me... maybe.<p>January 18, 2018<p>Every January, we ring in the New Year with joy and …

Productivity

Here's the Difference Between Hygge and Just Plain Lazy

When studying Danish, one of the first words you'll learn is "hygge." It loosely translates to "coziness," but many Danes will tell you that meaning …

Self-improvement

6 Surprising Ways To Complain Better—And Ultimately, Less

These small changes can make a huge difference.<p>We’ve all been there: finding ourselves complaining endlessly about something pointless, …

Lifestyle

Six travel resolutions everyone should make this year

Another year, another weekend break with your pals, week-long beach break with your partner and wasted annual leave come December.<p>Even if you're lucky enough to cram in a holiday each year, do you ever truly get time to think about where or what you might do, beyond booking somewhere cheap and …

Travel

Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda: Why I Decided To Boycott A Word In 2018

It’s that time of year when most folks start engaging (or perhaps regretting) their New Year’s resolutions. For others, it’s the time when they begin acting on their Word of the Year, or “WOTY”— that deliberately chosen term that’s full of optimism and meant to inspire one’s outlook going forward. …

Self-improvement

It's 2018, Time to Update Your Stress Management

Don't let stress hold you back this year, try these tried-and-true ways to get out of your own way and stay cool.<p>'New year, new me', a phrase that sounds off in the digital space and IRL for people for everything from eating, drinking and fitness to jobs, family, and even stress management. …

Self-improvement

These Apps Will Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions #WellnessWednesday

So you’re halfway into the first month of 2018. Have you kept up with your New Year’s resolution, or have your wellness goals already fallen by the …

Self-improvement

National Hugging Day: How A Hug Makes the Difference

Louise Stanger is a speaker, educator, licensed clinician, social worker, certified daring way facilitator and interventionist who uses an invitational intervention approach to work with complicated mental health, substance abuse, chronic pain and process addiction clients.<p>Have you ever had a lousy …

Self-improvement

How Complaining Rewires Your Brain for Negativity

<i>Originally published by Dr. Travis Bradberry on</i> <i>Talentsmart.com</i><i>.</i><p>Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. …

Self-improvement

8 Ways to Turn Stress Into Fuel for Greatness

In these high-intensity situations, our bodies and minds have a lot to share. Listen to those thoughts and learn from them<p>Stress is not a fun feeling -- as most people can attest. The anxiety feels like a constant burden, and it makes going through life more troublesome. There is a constant weight …

Self-improvement

Blue Monday isn’t the only day depression can strike. Here’s how I cope

PR campaigns that suggest it is OK to feel down on one day in January don’t help. But I have found ways to support my own mental health<p>Today, 15 January, is apparently Blue Monday, a term coined by the psychologist Cliff Arnall in 2005 after a publicist at a British holiday company persuaded him to …

Opinion (UK)

Blue Monday: Why it's a 'load of rubbish'

<b>Christmas is over, it's cold and dark outside and that summer holiday seems like a world away.</b><p>Blue Monday - also known as the most depressing day of the year - has been trending on Twitter all day.<p>Coined by psychologist Cliff Arnall in 2004, it falls on the third Monday in January every year.<p>He …

14 New Year's Resolutions That Have Already Gone To Hell

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Self-improvement

Feel Refreshed and Relaxed After Being Stressed Out

5 Tips on How To Feel Refreshed and Relaxed After Being Stressed Out<p>After all that studying, time to relax and enjoy the ride<p><b>Ready to feel refreshed</b> …

Wellness

Get involved in volunteering opportunities in the Vale this year

GLAMORGAN Voluntary Services (GVS) are calling on members of the community to make a difference this year, by getting involved in one of hundreds of …

Wales

11 little ways to make your day better by 9am

Most of these don't cost a single penny...<p>We get it. In between squeezing yourself onto a rammed bus and paying £3 for your caffeine fix, mornings …

Psychology

Can't Commit to a New Year's Resolution? You'll Love These 50 Simple Changes

• POPSUGAR<br>• Living<br>• Self Improvement<p>Simple New Year's Resolutions<p>Can't Commit to a New Year's Resolution? You'll Love These 50 Simple Changes<p>Shares<p>We spent …

Psychology

Self-Care Resolutions That Have Nothing To Do With Going To The Gym

"Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare."These words from the late poet Audre …

Tarana Burke

Here's How To Keep Your 2018 Resolutions

We all do it: we make our New Year's resolutions and mean to keep them, but half-way through January we've already broken almost every one. For …

Will Power

13 Whole30 Tips for Dining Out So Your Social Life Isn't Toast

So you decided to start the Whole30. Two words: Hell yes. If you still have questions about what in the world you just signed up for, you’ll want to …

Eating

9 Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself in 2018

With a new year come new pressures, and you won't need to look far to find the next challenge, resolution, affirmation, or "hack" that improve your …

Self-improvement

5 Ways to Stay Sane During Wedding Planning

Wedding planning can be a stressful time, especially if you let it get to you. Read on for five ways to stay sane during your wedding planning process.<p><i>Photo by: Shannon Elizabeth</i><p><b>1. Have date nights with your partner where you agree not to talk about the wedding at all.</b> You have to have some time …

Wedding Planning

6 Non-Cliché New Year's Resolutions to Ensure You Have Your Best Year Ever

New year, new resolutions!<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Person A: "Hey, it's the new year. Do you have any resolutions?"<p>Person B: "Oh, I have the same resolutions I've had …

Self-improvement

Thriving with Digital Detox and Striving towards Augmented Humanity: The Arianna Huffington Way

80% Indians are stressed at work and overexposure to technology is a contributing factor.<p>Arianna Huffington’s new venture Thrive Global has a …

Arianna Huffington

The Best Way To Deal With Stress, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Personality Type

If you're familiar with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, then you know that each of the 16 personality types approach the world differently. From how …

Personality