Showing posts from January, 2014

3 ideas to help you have a happier year

The New Year is something of a clean slate. We start a new calendar, make resolutions, pop champagne, and a few days later, jump into a January of slightly elongating days with a fresh hope that this year we can begin again, and do it all better. But wherever you go, there you are. Flipping a page on the calendar isn't going to dramatically alter our day-to-day habits. For the average person change happens incrementally, just a little at a time, with baby steps.  Here are some ideas, just a few little changes you can make to improve your health, life, and happiness over the next year. Use your tools You've probably got a computer and a smart phone. And I bet you spend plenty of time using them. But are you using them well? A great grocery list app can reduce the number of trips you make to the store, and the amount of cash you spend on groceries. Mint is a fantastic money app to keep track of your cash, create (and stick to) a budget, and plan