Posts tagged "new years resolution"

My New Year’s Resolution: Choose Oultrage Over Outrage

I find it edifying to look up the definitions and etymology of words that represent abstractions. Today it’s “outrage.” It’s being talked about a lot, not least of all because of Slate’s recent collection of articles on the subject, specifically how it has been proliferated by social media.
The English definition for “outrage” i…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 22, 2014

Blogger Fulfills New Year’s Resolution To Eat Only Starbucks For A Year

Let’s all congratulate Seattle-based blogger Beautiful Existence (yes, that’s her legal name) for fulfilling her 2013 New Year’s Resolution. While most of us abandoned our goal to “eat less sweets” somewhere around the first week of February, Existence succeeded in her pursuit to eat nothing but Starbucks products for 365 days. When she had completed…

Ami Angelowicz / January 2, 2014

10 Domestic Resolutions For 2014

Let me divulge a well-known secret; I am a type A homebody. By definition, I love to spend time at home, but can’t sit still long enough to make a dent in the couch.  Don’t be fooled: if you find me cuddling with a blanket, I’m still budy making a mental checklist of all the task…

Sophie Leon / January 2, 2014

Life After Dating: 22 Realistic Relationship Resolutions

So you’ve finally found The One (or at least The One For The Foreseeable Future) and you’ve committed to a serious relationship. Now what? In our new weekly column, Life After Dating, women discuss the unique joys and challenges of coupledom.

This time of year it’s natural to think about starting fresh and making…

Carine Miller-Shelton / December 30, 2013

Guess Who Still Believes In Love?

“Absolutely. I believe in love, always … [But] I’m not looking … [I plan on being] a new me in 2012.”
Kim Kardashian on the state of her love life. This is coming from a woman whose New Year’s resolution last year was to stay single for 2011. A woman who went public with…

Ami Angelowicz / December 16, 2011

6 Dating Resolutions For 2011

The end of 2010 is but a few days away and I’m doing some reflecting on what the last year has been like for my love life. I didn’t have a boyfriend. The longest I dated someone was for, oh, a month and a half. I had some sex. I had some more sex. I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 20, 2010

Start The Decade Off Right With A Closet Purge

There’s something a little special about this new year. It’s not only a fresh start, but it’s also a brand-new decade. Many people are taking the opportunity to re-evaluate their lives, jobs, and current situations. Alicia Kan was one of the brave souls who quit her job in order to pursue her passions — and…

Bianca Posterli / January 14, 2010