Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Here are some websites and applications that may help you keep your resolutions a little longer into 2013.
The New Year’s resolution is a time-honored tradition. Make the resolve on Dec. 31 and very often the resolution is trashed and a fail by the end of Jan. 1. Subscribe to the Evergreen Park newsletter and breaking news alerts. Technology is here to help us feeble humans make our resolutions and do our best to keep them. Online tech site Mashable.com offers five apps to help people be more successful at achieving their goals in 2013. Whether it’s leading a healthier lifestyle, saving money or getting organized, there’s an app for that. Learn more about helpful apps in the Mashable story. In addition, here are some other apps and or websites that can help make achieving goals and fulfilling resolutions more interesting and attainable. …
Parents, Patch wants to hear from you on the questions that get families talking.
Welcome to Hey Mom and Dad—a weekly feature in which we ask our Facebook fans to share their views on parenting. Every week, we get the conversation started by taking a look back at a question we asked parents the week before on Patch Facebook pages from around the western suburbs. Each new year, people vow to make a fresh start for themselves or loved ones. With recent gun violence in the news, some parents have told us they plan to cut back on their kids' consumption of violent movies or video games. Others may want to eat more family dinners together or have their kids spend more time outside. This brings us to this week's question: Take a look at what Patch users throughout the western suburbs had to say and join the conversation in …
Saturday, January 15, 2011
Local experts offer tips on how to be a winner in the New Year's Resolutions game.
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Saturday, January 15, 2011
What did you resolve to do in 2011? On Monday, we’ll observe the birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the man with the dream. What better time to begin making your own dreams come true and to start on those resolutions you made on New Year’s? We asked some area experts to offer some tips on how to do just that. No one wants to see their New Year’s resolutions go up in smoke. Eileen McNichols of Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers offers this advice on how to quit smoking. “I think the biggest impediment is not realizing you have the power to do whatever it is you set your mind to. You don’t want to give that power away,” said McNichols, who is manager of heath promotion services and women’s wellness …