Tuesday, January 1, 2013
If you could make a New Year's resolution for our community, what would it be?
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Tuesday, January 1
More than 45 percent of Americans make a resolution every year, according to statisticbrain.com. Some people vow to live a healthier lifestyle, others promise to spend more time with family, and many say they will try to save money. As millions of Americans make resolutions to improve their lives, what could we do right here in Farmington and Farmington Hills to make our community an even better place to live? What one thing would you do to make the community a better place to live in 2013? Tell us in the comment section belo
Consider these five tips to help you stay on track to achieve your goals for 2013.
Are you making a resolution this year? Do you want to lose weight, gain a new skill or organize your house? Whatever your resolution is, here are some tips to help you stick to it throughout the year. 1. Make it attainable. Be sure that your resolution is attainable. Sticking to your monthly budget is attainable—making a million dollars may not be. 2. Tell everyone. If you tell everyone about your resolution, you are more likely to keep it. If you want to quit smoking, you can even go as far as telling your friends that you'll give them $50 if they catch you lighting up. To go really public, consider blogging about your efforts on Farmington-Farmington Hills Patch! 3. Be specific. If you want to get fit in the new year, set a specific …
If your New Year's resolution is to live a greener lifestyle, check out these 20 tips to help you stick to your plan.
If you want to be kinder to the planet and save some money at the same time, here are 20 ways to go green in 2013. Do you think you could stick to a green New Year's resolution? Share your thoughts and suggestions in the comments sections below.
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Lose weight, save money, pry yourself away from your iPad—tell us what you hope to accomplish in 2013.
The most popular New Year's resolutions aren't hard to guess: get in shape, save money, quit smoking, give more. According to the University of Scranton Journal of Clinical Psychology, the top resolution for 2012 was (drumroll, please) losing weight. But while the coming year's biggest goals might be slightly different from person to person, the challenge is the same—sticking to them beyond Jan. 1. So do yourself a favor and commit to it right here, right now on Farmington-Farmington Hills Patch. Post a comment with your resolution for 2013—whether its dropping extra pounds or giving more of your time to charity—in hopes that some friendly encouragement from your neighbors will help you achieve it. Even better: Keep track of your progress …