Let's face it, even well-intentioned resolutions get played out quickly. They tend to be so joyless, focused on what we won't do or be for the new year, and such a flaw-centered mentality isn't the way to make positive changes. And not only that, but we make resolutions in a post-holiday haze, swearing off bad habits FOR THE YEAR. That's a lot to bite off in the wee hours of Jan. 1. No wonder resolutions are tough to keep.
1. Dive into something you love Recently we found an excellent, inspiring, and funny list of New Year's resolutions at the online magazine Thought Catalog. The best of the bunch? Putting your resources -- energy, time, money -- into activities that bring you joy.