Today’s Solutions: May 29, 2024

The Optimist Daily guide to

The Optimist Daily guide to “Un-LANGUISHING”: Ideas on how to reconnect to thriving

“By acknowledging that so many of us are languishing, we can start giving voice to quiet despair and lighting a path out of the void.” - Adam Grant BY Kristy Jansen and Summers McKay This year, big, audacious, expansive resolutions seem a bit on the absurd side. Nearly the entire first week Read More...

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Use these 7 science-based strategies to make your resolutions stick this year

For most of us, the new year means new goals, dreams, and habits. Whether you’re trying to be more active, practice a new hobby, or save money, we have science-based strategies to help you stick to your resolutions all year long. Georgetown psychology professor, Jelena Kecmanovic, says these Read More...

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How to set expansive and achievable New Year's resolutions

It’s that time of year again. Time to make some New Year’s resolutions! Although there’s no “right” time of year to commit to healthier habits, many people find that the wake of the holidays and the celebration of a new year is a good time to embrace new goals. You’ve likely noticed Read More...

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We’re halfway through dry January. Here's some tips to keep you going

If you’ve ambitiously decided to take on dry January during a global pandemic, first things first, we applaud you. Second, we know it’s not easy to do, so if you’re one of the 4 million people around the world committing to an alcohol-free month, we’ve got some great tips to keep you Read More...

7 Ways to strengthen your rela

7 Ways to strengthen your relationship in the new year

Earlier this week we talked about conversation strategies to reduce tension. If one of your goals of the new year is to strengthen your relationship, we have some tips for you from a psychology expert. Here are seven research-supported ways to strengthen your relationship this year.  Maintain Read More...

These tips will help you start

These tips will help you start reading more in the digital age

Many of us put “read more” on our resolutions each year, and many of us find ourselves most of the way through the year with no more books under our belts than we started with. So, how can you improve your reading habits in the digital age? The trick is to start small and build up.  This Read More...

Why the new year will be even

Why the new year will be even happier

We keep getting healthier The healthy food trends of 2013 will continue in 2014. People take responsibility for their own health. We prepare our own meals, with local products such as vegetables from our own garden. We check the origins of our food and are critical about meat. Fish consumption will Read More...