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Archive: December 27, 2009 - January 2, 2010

I thought I knew

As a teenager, even though I still appreciated winning awards and prizes, I found myself questioning the limitations of achievement.

By James S. Gordon | January 1, 2010; 11:41 AM ET | Comments (0)

Don't force it

If you're not ready now, wait until you are. Sometimes we have to persist in habits and behaviors that serve us poorly until we are utterly disgusted with them

By James S. Gordon | January 1, 2010; 11:20 AM ET | Comments (0)

Framing the issue

State what you want to gain, rather than what you want to lose. And write your goals and keep them in a place where you will see them every day.

By Misti Burmeister | December 31, 2009; 8:54 AM ET | Comments (0)

Change takes time

Understand that change takes time and one or two "backslides" doesn't mean it won't happen. It simply indicates that you need to regroup.

By Celeste Owens | December 31, 2009; 1:50 AM ET | Comments (0)

Maybe the moon

I often reach and I often fail to grab the bar. But at least I'm reaching. All the successful people set bars as a way to push themselves to be better.

By Michelle Singletary | December 31, 2009; 1:35 AM ET | Comments (0)

Not for me

Maybe the whole idea of resolutions works for some people. But I have found my world changes so quickly that setting new goals for each project keeps things fresh and vibrant.

By Eric Schaeffer | December 31, 2009; 1:20 AM ET | Comments (0)

Real resolutions

If you want to quit smoking, you have to look at dealing with your compulsive behavior or mindset that consistently creates the need.

By Garrison Wynn | December 31, 2009; 1:04 AM ET | Comments (0)

Commit unwaveringly

You achieve a goal that you set for yourself only if you are willing to commit to your success unwaveringly.

By Jeanine Cogan | December 30, 2009; 4:54 PM ET | Comments (0)

Mind games

Resolutions are a mind game, a trick we play on ourselves to try to achieve some level of personal transformation.

By Patricia McGuire | December 30, 2009; 4:50 PM ET | Comments (0)

Fresh starts

Whether it's the beginning of a new week, a new month, or a new year we tend to use these events as a catalyst for new beginnings.

By Kelly Harman | December 30, 2009; 4:42 PM ET | Comments (0)

Look long-term

If you can be introspective about certain issues in setting your New Year's resolutions, you learn a lot about yourself.

By Michael J. Berland | December 30, 2009; 4:41 PM ET | Comments (0)

Ten for 2010

Live one day at a time -- with 10 tips to start (and maintain) a healthy and fulfilling 2010.

By Marshall Brown | December 30, 2009; 4:38 PM ET | Comments (0)

Being accountable

Success in goal-setting is usually higher when there is accountability attached to it, whether it is financial, sentimental, emotional, egotistical or anything else.

By Tamara Darvish | December 30, 2009; 4:22 PM ET | Comments (0)

Power of reflection

Reflection separates those who take the reins of destiny from those who leave them alone.

By Seth Kahan | December 30, 2009; 4:06 PM ET | Comments (0)

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