Monthly Archives: December 2012

Celebrate This New Year Safely

31 Dec, 2012 0 comments All life areas

It’s that time of the year again. It only comes around once, and is viewed with hope for better things. We are talking about the New Year, certainly one of the most popular holidays (if not the ‘it’ holiday after Christmas). Like its December counterpart, New Year draws a lot of attention, and rightfully so. It is the beginning of another year, a change of calendar, and a chance to get right what you didn’t the year before. Many choose to celebrate with friends and family, while others join city carnival celebrations that mainly feature fireworks at the stroke of midnight. Whichever way you choose to spend this New Year’s celebration, always remember to stay safe.

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5 Relationships You Need to Build and Embrace

30 Dec, 2012 0 comments Relationships

As the holiday season culminates with the start of the new year, make a new beginning by building on or mending some past and present relationships in your life. While we are surrounded by different kinds of people with whom we share a different level of understanding and trust, there are a few relationships which are worth the effort one makes. Here are 5 relationships you could consider mending or strengthening in the new year and add a little more joy to your life: 

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Make Your New Year Resolutions Stick

27 Dec, 2012 0 comments Personal Development

It’s the holiday season again and New Year 2013 is just round the corner. The new year frenzy brings with the renewed passion for resolutions and everyone is ready to commit to change for the coming 12 months. We have all made resolutions on new year days and promised ourselves to achieve the goals we set out, however more often than not these resolutions have failed to stick with us. Too often, we run out simple motivation, we are unable to find the resources to achieve or we just become lazy and lose track of our progress. The first few weeks are filled with passion and energy to work towards our resolutions, but a month or two into the new year we fall back into the same pattern as the previous year. So how does one make new year resolutions stick? Turns out, there isn’t a rocket science involved either, all one needs to do is understand some basic facets of human behaviour and apply them intelligently in our lives to achieve our goals with more ease. Here how:

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Health Resolutions: Innovative Exercise Ideas

25 Dec, 2012 0 comments All life areas

Weight loss features as one of the most commonly made resolutions by people all round the year. Health is always on our minds in today’s world where diet consciousness and fitness have become the preoccupation of every individual in a bid to look good. But while most of us start with an exercise routine and vow to follow it, we often fail because the routine becomes boring, or because we prefer activities that serve the same purpose, yet don’t feel like exercise. Here are 5 new exercise ideas which have been started in various parts of the world and have caught the imagination of fitness lovers. They are fun, effective and even affordable because they are relatively new ideas. Give them a try this new year:

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Stay Warm during This Winter Season

25 Dec, 2012 0 comments All life areas

The winter is upon us folks, and with it comes the blistering, gloomy cold. If you live in the Northern Hemisphere, then you know that temperatures can get pretty low in the heart of the winter season. As such, you have to utilize different tricks and strategies to stay warm. You also have to keep the heating bills in mind, which tend to go up at this particular time. With that said, let’s get into some of the ways you can stay warm during the cold winter, while still keeping the festive mood and bills in check.

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6 New Year Resolutions Not to Make

24 Dec, 2012 0 comments All life areas

The New Year brings with it a frenzy of making resolutions which we hope will bring a significant, positive change in our lives. But we often find ourselves unable to accomplish the goals we set out for ourselves through these resolutions, and end up de-motivated. There are a few resolutions we have all have made at some point in time, and in fact might even be planning on making come this January 1st — that are just not smart. These resolutions are not the ideal way to set out goals and take action for a better life.

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Learn How to Dance

07 Dec, 2012 0 comments All life areas

Many of us would love to dance gracefully and without much hassle. However, that is not the case, as many of us have what is called “two left feet”, or rather an inability to move with the rhythm every time music plays. The ability to dance isn’t something that we are born with; we have to learn and practice if we are to be good at it. This comes naturally for some, and not so for many others.

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