Resolution Remix: 5 Reads for the Start of 2016

Friedrich Wilderness Park, San Antonio TX

The first workweek of 2016 is almost upon us. I’m sure you’ve made your list of resolutions by now (or at least put some thought into a few goals or ideas), but in case you’re still mulling things over, here are 5 articles that might open the door to a few new ideas. Enjoy:

This Year, Make a Better Resolution Than Hitting the Gym

By Davix Zax. Fast Company

Key quote: “If you’re like a lot of people, you probably avoid the gym for two reasons: You find it boring, and you’re too focused on your career. So why not try an athletic activity that solves both problems at once?” Read the rest here.

3 New Books That Can Help You Be Better in 2016, and Beyond

By Jonathan ChewFortune

Key quote: ““Having a sense of security in one realm gives us the freedom to be original in another,” he writes. And (a bit unlike (Steve) Jobs) he thinks advice from colleagues is critical.” Read the rest here

4 New Year’s Resolutions You Should Make to Improve Your Career

By Gary

Key quote: “Become a deep practitioner in something. Whether you do it for your business, or just for yourself as a hobby, practice something on a deep level. ” Read the rest here

Keep Things Simple for a Healthy, Long Life 

By John SchumannNPR

Key quote: “But prevention is different. We know a lot about it, based on huge bodies of epidemiological research. Most of prevention is fairly straightforward. You’ve heard the advice again and again. In fact, the repetition may make it easy to tune out.” Read the rest here

Tiny, Scientific Changes That Can Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

By Olivia GoldhillQuartz

Key quote: “There are hundreds of scientific studies that link tiny tweaks in daily behavior to broad, positive effects, and these studies could be put to good use in 2016.” Read the rest here




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