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Science explains why New Year's Resolutions are so hard to keep

It's that time of year again, as we watch an old year slip into a memory and prepare to greet a brand new year, pulsing with possibilities, each new day waiting like a blank page to be filled with the next chapter of our life. The promise of a fresh start, like new snow unsullied by the footprints of our past mistakes, gives us an opportunity to...
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Every year, in January, our resident prophet John Hogue tells us what's going to happen in the coming year--and every...
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What are your New Year's resolutions? Do you want to lose weight? Save money? You're probably worried that--like so many of your previous resolutions--these goals will not be accomplished either. The solution? Ask yourself 'why,' not 'how.'
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Walk! (But Not on New Year's)

Walking as the best exercise for the body AND the brain. It's great for losing weight, and new research suggests that walking at least six miles per week may protect brain size and preserve memory in old age. But don't go for a walk on New Year's Day--more walkers are killed on the road on that day than any other time of year. It's called "...
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