Welcome to 2009! This time of year is always thick with talk of New Year's Resolutions aimed at self-improvement that is mental, economical and physical (ever notice how the crowd at the gym increases exponentially in January?) . Content Producers on AC have written a great deal of articles with practical and creative suggestions about New Year's Resolutions. If you haven't settled on yours yet--as if you don't know what you need to work on--why don't you consider reading these articles for some ideas?
Dirk McFergus explores the psychology behind the resolution phenomenon. Why is it that this time of year makes us want to change for the better?
First is 6 New Year's Resolutions for Freelance Writers by Jane Rutherford. If you're looking to increase your earnings from your online writing, this article offers some challenges that are sure to be beneficial such as "Build a Website/Blog" and "Stop Procrastinating." I'd add "Write more for Associated Content."
Gamers, listen up. Eric Gustafson suggests 10, 2009 New Year's Resolutions for Hardcore Gamers. He's funny but serious when he tells you to get off the couch and walk, think carefully before buying that new game and to stop quoting Family Guy.
Linda Settles is determined to "Give Rather than Consume" this coming year and her five-point plan reads like a roadmap to success. Her resolutions are behaviors that everyone would be better off doing more of, like "be a more generous person."
Emma Gin has easy ways to go green, Heather Mark lists suggestions for getting out of debt or, if you're feeling contrary like Stoneskin, try some indulgent Non-Resolutions.
Now that you've made all of these resolutions (or have broken them already), learn how to stick to them.
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