111 New Years Resolutions and Tools to Make Them a Reality (Add Your Links!)

Over the last few days, I've been working on this list of resolutions. I'm sure it's not complete, but it's pretty close! I've included tons of links to resources to help you achieve each of your goals, but there are still a few missing. At the end of this post, you'll find a linky so…

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The Value of Accountability for Achieving Your Goals

My monthly column is up at Simple Mom, and I'm talking about the role that being accountable to others plays in achieving your goals: It’s that time of year, when most of us are reviewing the past year and anticipating what’s to come — full of goals and resolutions and hopes and dreams for the new…

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Tips for Setting 2011 Resolutions That You’ll Actually Keep

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes: I’d never been a big fan of New Year Resolutions. Until this year, that is. In the past, I would make lists of resolutions or goals, really lofty ones, and once I failed to achieve the first two, I would pretty much toss the list…

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3 Negative People Who Have Contributed to My Success

I love to hear stories from people about teachers who have impacted and influenced their lives by encouraging or investing in them when they were young. There's no doubt that teachers, youth leaders and other adults play an important role in the lives of young people, and that's something we shouldn't take for granted. I…

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Free MICRO Goals Printable Cheat Sheet

Setting MICRO goals is an important part of actually achieving your goals. It's easy to set a big picture goal such as "lose weight" or "get a new job", but walking through the process of setting measurable, inspirational, concrete, realistic, obtainable goals is a little bit harder. This handy little pocket printable can be printed…

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Rediscover Excitement: Live Life Like a Great Experiment

The following post is from Jeff of My Super-Charged Life: Do you need to rediscover excitement? Experimentation in life leads to great discovery.  Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” The world can become dull and boring pretty quickly if you aren’t open to trying new…

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