Topic: New Year’s Resolutions

10 Things You Can Actually Get Around To Doing Thanks To Leap Day

10 Things You Can Actually Get Around To Doing Thanks To Leap Day

February 29 is Leap Day, and it only comes around once every four years. Today is a free day, an extra 24 hours landing in our laps out of nowhere. That means it’s a great excuse to finally tackle the items that have been on your to-do list for months or years. Think of today as an extra-special New Year, a chance to start over with a clean slate. Here’s your Leap Day to-do list. More »

I’m Sick Of Hearing My Coworker Whine About Her Diet

I'm Sick Of Hearing My Coworker Whine About Her Diet

If January 1 is the day for New Year’s Resolutions, call January 18 the day we all get sick and tired of hearing about our coworkers’ efforts to maintain those resolutions. We start the month full of hope and enthusiasm, supporting each other’s goals by tossing the Christmas candy and getting a salad in solidarity with our dieting colleagues. But after weeks of this, perhaps you have that one coworker who won’t shut up about the miseries of the Dukan Diet. Or your cube-mate is “cleansing” and regaling you with complaints about how hungry she is. Even worse, maybe o you have to endure an hour of agonizing every day about whether your boss’s lunch order is paleo-diet-compliant? Enough already! More »

Resolve To Try New Beauty Products In 2012

Resolve To Try New Beauty Products In 2012

Putting together a New Year’s resolution list can just add more to your plate. You already work a ton of hours and now you’re feeling guilty if you don’t start working out, too? If it feels like we’re setting ourselves up for failure, psychologists agree: we actually are. So instead of resolving to do something difficult and serious, like losing weight or quitting smoking, add some easy-to-complete resolutions to your list that will offer you rewards and motivation to keep up with the more challenging goals. Our suggestion: resolve to update your make-up bag in 2012 with monthly beauty sample deliveries from Birchbox. More »

Win A $50 Spa Week Gift Card And Pamper Yourself In 2012

Win A $50 Spa Week Gift Card And Pamper Yourself In 2012

A New Year’s resolutions list is the perfect opportunity to look back at your life and your career and decide what you want to achieve during the following year. This is a great exercise, but it can be very stressful too – especially after a sequence of holiday parties and social events. TheGrindstone is aware of that, and has the perfect treat for you. We have teamed up with Trop50, an innovative line of healthy juice beverages, to celebrate the New Year and their new True Resolutions program. One lucky reader will win a $50 Spa & Wellness Gift Card by Spa Week, courtesy of Trop50, so you can put down that list and get a massage instead — our treat. Read on to find out how to enter to win. More »