New Years Resolutions

Realistic Resolutions for Knackered Mums and Dads...

Helen Wallen | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Parents
Helen Wallen

Leave only positive people in your life and cut out the twats. Or see point two and just secretly Facebook stalk them. Only resurface if you think it'll result in an invite to a wedding. As you plan on attending simply to look fabulous. (and drink all the alcohol whilst judging them.)

Why We Shouldn't Bother Making Resolutions

Emma Jacobs | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Emma Jacobs

This year student Amy Goodman aims to "be vegetarian, go to the gym more and find Prince Charming on Tinder". Her goals may resonate with many millenn...

Forget Traditional NY Resolutions, We Try One New Thing Each Day

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 29.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

As January begins, many start to punish themselves for having an enjoyable, booze-soaked, chocolate-filled December - but not us. Here at HuffPost ...

John Oliver Wants To Help You Revise Your New Year's Resolutions So You Feel Like Less Of A Failure

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Comedy

Let's face it - that promise you made to yourself in a drunken haze a few days ago wasn't very realistic. You're not going to drastically change your ...

New Year New You

Amanda Fulton | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Fulton

New Year is upon us already and it's only natural to begin a journey of reflection and look back on achievements and highlights of the year which has left us high and dry. This in turn leads me to my enthusiastic plans for 2016.

So What Next and How to Go About Getting It? #Makethechange

Lisa Regan | Posted 03.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Regan

I think honestly the most powerful thing about January and embarking on a new journey is the power lies completely in your hands, the power of success and failure is in your own hands. It is not down to your trainer, food or the people in your life.

Fifteen Things I Learnt in 2015

Anais Mutumba | Posted 03.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Anais Mutumba

2015 was probably one of the worst years of my life. I know, a bit of a depressing start to this blog plost. The thing about 2015 is despite the many valleys and storms, there was just something so beautiful and amazing about it.

Motivation: The Secret Ingredient

Katie Booth | Posted 03.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Booth

Whether you're trying to get into healthy habits or reach new life and career goals, here are my top tips for achieving everything you want and really sticking to all those resolutions.

Don't Compare Your Chapter One to Someone Else's Chapter 20

Natalie Roberts | Posted 03.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Roberts

Whether you've just started your health and fitness journey or been working hard for a while, the chances are that you compare your progress (and therefore, your body) to others. It could be while looking at other people on social media or in magazines, or even in the gym, but it's important that you stop comparing yourself to other people.

New Year's Revolution: You Don't Need Resolutions to Improve Your Life

Susannah Saunders | Posted 03.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Susannah Saunders

It's that time of year again when life goals are set and resolutions are made. Do you want to lose weight and get fit (don't we all)? Perhaps you're about to embark on Dry January or quit smoking. Is your goal to improve your relationships or get out of debt? Whatever your good intentions are, research suggests that only 8% of us actually achieve our resolutions.

Don't Let This Word Ruin Your 2016

Sara Sheridan | Posted 03.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Sheridan

In post-crash Britain, we need to justify our existence by cramming every moment with activity. It's almost a competitive sport. To be busy has become about being needed - about being important. I met several people over Christmas who were so busy that they didn't take all their holidays this year.

Why You Shouldn't do a Juice Cleanse This January

Laura Thomas PhD | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Thomas PhD

Here are a few of the reasons why you should swerve a cleanse this year, and work with a nutritionist or dietitian instead! That way you can get all the things that a juice cleanse promises; glowing skin, more energy, better sleep, as well as long term health, whilst still, you know, chewing.

Please Eat Clean Responsibly

Besma Whayeb | Posted 03.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Besma Whayeb

Orthorexia is a term I stumbled across relatively recently, but it definitely struck a chord. There was a point in the past where I felt guilty for not having a smoothie when I woke up, avocado salad for lunch, and some form of spiralised vegetable for dinner.

Forget 'New Year, New You' - If You Want to Change Your Life, Why Wait?

Amy Packham | Posted 03.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Packham

If you go on Facebook right now, I guarantee I can predict the majority of statuses clogging up your newsfeed. It's not because I'm psychic, it's because the same thing happens every damn year. "New year, new me!", "2016 is going to be MY year", "2016 is going to be the NEW me." If there was a 'dislike' button, I would be be clicking it.

"New Year, New You!" (And Other Clichés)

Ashley James | Posted 01.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ashley James

Well let me tell you now that 2015 wasn't kinder to me. I'd even go as far as saying that it was one of the most testing years of my life for one reason or another. And judging by my social media feeds between Christmas and New Year, I'm not the only one who felt like this.

Lose a Stone in 2016... Or Not?

Kat Pugh | Posted 01.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kat Pugh

New year's resolutions were always tough for me. They were my starting point by which I sought to lose weight, become a "better anorexic" and seek new diet which would get me to a lower weight if the current method hadn't got me low enough.

The 2016 Digital Detox

Jemma Moran | Posted 01.01.2016 | UK Tech
Jemma Moran

What's the first thing you do in the morning? Is it make a coffee, hug your spouse or check your smartphone? I'm guessing it's the latter. After all, the average person checks their phone 85 times a day, receives just over 100 emails and spends around three hours actively using the internet - so you'd probably need to get going with all of that from your first waking moment.

Make Your Goals a Positive Experience

Susan Leigh | Posted 01.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

Ensure that some goals add value to you life. You may be keen to give something back to your community, perhaps feel it's important to volunteer to help a local project, animal shelter or youth project.

7 New Year's Beauty Resolutions To Keep This Year

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 01.01.2016 | UK Style

2016 is here and it's time for those inevitable New Year's resolutions... But if you're already planning on breaking them all, don't panic! One of ...

Making and (Really) Keeping New Year's Resolutions

Suzanne de Janasz | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Suzanne de Janasz

Most of us want to improve something about ourselves, and knocking on the door of 2016, what better time to promise yourself that this new year's resolution will be different? And yet, most of us have been there. Have you ever noticed that the gym is noticeably more crowded in January, and by February, attendance dwindles?

15 Things to Leave in 2015

Sophie Pope | Posted 31.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Sophie Pope

It's so easy to look at what to take forward with you, when the flipside of this - and probably easier way - is figuring out what it is we should leave behind. So here are 15 things I'll be leaving in 2015, and I'm sure a lot of these will resonate.

If You Make One New Year's Resolution This Year: Make It to Talk About Death

Naomi Barrow | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Naomi Barrow

Maybe death isn't something you really want to think about at the start of the New Year (let's face it, there are more fun things to think about). Perhaps you think you're not old enough to discuss it. Maybe it's not the most exciting of topics to chat about over a few pints, or maybe it is, but either way I challenge you to talk about it.

5 Ways To Stick To Your New Year's Resolutions

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

New Year's Day is fast approaching, bringing with it resolutions - and lots of 'em. If you find yourself constantly struggling to stick to your New...

Set Your Theme for 2016

Victoria Ward | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Ward

I believe in the ability - the inevitability in fact - of people to change. Our brains are learning all the time. Learning, analysing, making sense, incorporating the new learning, creating new beliefs and thoughts then causing new behaviours.

17 New Year's Resolutions a Grown Mum Probably Shouldn't Need to Make

Katie Gregory | Posted 30.12.2015 | UK Parents
Katie Gregory

To fill out the 1-year-old's baby book without making it obvious I forgot to do it at the time. Sticking photos in should be a piece of cake. Remembering the dates of when each of her eight teeth came through could be a bit more tricky.