I think most people have figured out that New Year’s resolutions rarely succeed, for a lot of reasons including the fact that you are probably hungover the day you start them. However, I’ve got one everyone should do.
It’s almost the end of January, which means if you’ve made resolutions for this year, you’re already looking at your life and your choices and realizing maybe you need to accept that some things will never change.
I swear, the next time I see the phrase “New Year, New You,” I’m going to… do something. I’m not sure what, but it will definitely involve swearing and will probably frighten my dogs.
Or have you already broken all the ones you planned to do?
2014 has been around for a full month already. How are those resolutions coming?
When I realized I would be writing one of the very first 2014 Persephone Magazine posts, I panicked a little bit, threw up my hands, and ran away from the computer. But it was still December 20, 2013, so that was acceptable. And in my quest for the perfect 2014 post, I realized I have […]
Happy 2014, y’all! For many, a new year means an opportunity to challenge themselves to try new things, break old habits, and find ways to be happier and healthier. Being the delightful unicorns we are, our writers have made some pretty creative resolutions that don’t revolve around the same boring diet/exercise vows everyone else sets […]
This New Year I resolve to tell the diet industry to kiss my fat ass.
It started even before New Year’s. The onslaught of ads and messaging telling you that the fun was over. Eating for pleasure, partying, etc. You had done too much. You passed the limit. And now it is time to make amends, say your mea culpas, and get your ass to WeightWatchers/JennyCraig/ LucilleRoberts/NutriSystem. It’s time to […]
Welcome to another wonderful day here at Persephone, friends. I hope everyone had a chance to check in with us yesterday and tell us about your fantastic adventures while we were on break.
Welcome back all, we’ve missed you! Let’s hang out around the water cooler and chat about the holiday.
I have never been a New Year’s resolution kind of person. First, why should I put myself under pressure before the year has really started and second, for me, most resolutions seem trivial shortly after they’re made. This year, within a few short days, my decision was confirmed because, had I made any resolutions to […]
I’m a pretty introspective person in general, but the end of the year amplified it. Between the year-end lists that chronicle every aspect of life, both personal and cultural (movies, books, photojournalism, our own tumblr posts, trips, events, songs, outfits, celebrity break-ups), and the forced reflection turned to resolutions, I am all introspected out.
It feels inevitable. December is all about holidays and parties and joy and togetherness. There are bright lights and gifts and delicious food and hundreds of tubas playing carols. At least, that’s the hope. It’s a time of year when we try, as best we can, to connect with our abundance and our joy.
I noticed them the day before Christmas, when I turned on the TV. Blaring from my screen, in quick succession, the barrage of weight loss advertisements, clearly designed and intended for women who are feeling a bit bad about overindulging at the holidays, or who have chosen weight loss as their New Year’s Resolution. It […]