Monday, January 7, 2013
Do your New Year's resolutions have you looking for new gyms and health centers? Try these in Trenton and Grosse Ile.
2013 is sure to bring an onslaught of doctors' appointments, check-ups, and new diet and exercise regimens for you and your family. If you are looking to get a consultation about your health, or to find new ways to get into better shape, here are some places to check out in Trenton and Grosse Ile: For the latest Trenton and Grosse Ile news and information, "like" Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our daily newsletter.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Is your New Year's resolution to de-stress already stressing you out? Here are some tips to help you unwind.
2013 will bring lots of New Year's resolutions, and the stress of keeping them up along with it. Dr. Megan Hood, a clinical psychologist with an expertise in stress management at Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center, said trying to attain a more stress-free existence is a pretty popular goal around the holidays and the new year. But staying away from stress is not as simple as making a New Year’s Eve wish. “That tends to be a common goal, a nice broad goal,” Hood said. “But it also tends to be challenging.” Still, Hood has some tips to keep stress at bay. TELL US: How do you de-stress? Are you resolving to stress less in 2013? For the latest Trenton and Grosse Ile news and information, "like" Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch on Facebook, …
If your New Year’s resolution is to get your finances in order, these guidelines will help you get started.
In this economy—and especially during this time of year—many of us are facing our very own fiscal cliff. While we may not be able to raise revenue as easily as the federal government can, these five steps may help you reach solvency and put savings in the bank, financial planners say. Once you’re free of debt and ready to grow your savings, you can look to financial services companies for investment advice, including banks (Bank of America, Wells Fargo and others), insurers (State Farm, Allianz and others) and brokers (Edward Jones, for example). Good luck! For the latest Trenton and Grosse Ile news and information, "like" Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our daily newsletter.
If you could make a New Year's resolution for Trenton or Grosse Ile, what would it be?
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 Trenton and Grosse Ile to make it an even better place to live? What is on your Trenton or Grosse Ile wish list? What is one thing you would improve in 2013? Tell us in the comment section below or blog about why you love living here! For the latest Trenton and Grosse Ile news and information, "like" Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for our daily newsletter.
Five tips to help you keep your 2013 resolution – and ways Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch can help.
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. Use Patch's Grocery Specials section to find coupons for the items you actually need at stores near you. 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. Start a blog on Patch and ask them to hold you accountable, but …
Monday, December 31, 2012
Lose weight, save money, pry yourself away from your iPad—tell us what you hope to accomplish in 2013.
The most popular New Year's resolutions aren't hard to guess: get in shape, save money, quit smoking, give more. According to the University of Scranton Journal of Clinical Psychology, the top resolution for 2012 was (drumroll, please) losing weight. But while the coming year's biggest goals might be slightly different from person to person, the challenge is the same—sticking to them beyond Jan. 1. So do yourself a favor and commit to it right here, right now on Trenton-Grosse Ile Patch. Post a comment with your resolution for 2013—whether its dropping extra pounds or giving more of your time to charity—in hopes that some friendly encouragement from your neighbors will help you achieve it. Even better: Keep track of your progress by …