If you could make a New Year's resolution for our hometowns, what would it be?
Thursday, January 10
More than 45 percent of Americans make a resolution every year, according to statisticbrain.com. Some people vow to live a healthier lifestyle, others promise to spend more time with family, and many say they will try to save money. As millions of Americans make resolutions to improve their lives, what could we do right here in Millburn and Short Hills to make it an even better place to live? More focus from our local leaders on economic development? On environmental or human rights concerns? What changes would you like to see come to our schools? Are there restaurants or businesses you would like to see come to town? What do you want to see happen to some of the vacant buildings? What is on your wish list? Tell us in the comments below …
Have trouble keeping that New Year's resolution year after year? Well, here's five tips to help you keep your resolution.
Are you making a resolution this year? Do you want to lose weight, gain a new skill or organize your house? Whatever your resolution is, here are some tips to help you stick to it throughout the year. 1. Make it attainable. Be sure that your resolution is attainable. Sticking to your monthly budget is attainable—making a million dollars may not be. 2. Tell everyone. If you tell everyone about your resolution, you are more likely to keep it. If you want to quit smoking, you can even go as far as telling your friends that you'll give them $50 if they catch you lighting up. 3. Be specific. If you want to get fit in the new year, set a specific goal. For example, instead of saying you want to get fit, say you want to lose 10 pounds and tone …