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New Year's resolutions

Making resolutions — and sticking with them

Have you broken any of your New Year’s resolutions already. Publisher Tim Phillips takes a look at some of his resolutions and suggests that we might focus less on making resolutions we can’t keep and trying to just be a better person. (January 11, 2015, Page 4A)

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    Here we go again

    Religion columnist Randy Weeks tells us how the best New Year’s resolutions aren’t about losing weight or exercising more, but rather to aim to love people and care for others by showing more kindness. (January 3, 2014, Page 5B)

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      The Hardest Part

      Local columnist Jimmy Reed passes along a lesson he learned from his mentor and that he passes along to students in the classroom – when you face a task, do the hardest part first. (December 31, 2013, Page 4)

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        Yes!

        Local columnist Jimmy Reed relates an imagined conversation with his mother as she gives him advice on overcoming lack of self-discipline, handling trials and tribulations, and earning what he wants during the upcoming year. (January 8, 2013, Page 4)

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          Staying healthy in 2013

          Generations columnist Mavis Hovious plans on staying healthy in the coming year and shares her journey along the way of becoming more health conscious. (January 4, 2013, Page 2B)

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            How are you doing with those resolutions?

            Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet? What, exactly, is the deadline? Editor Don Whitten takes a look at resolutions, comparing them to second chances at starting or stopping something. (January 4, 2013, Page 4A)

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              Finally finding Faulkner

              EAGLE Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks admits it – until recently, he’d never read any of William Faulkner’s work. Now, after working on this year’s “Remembering Faulkner” special section and reading Jack Sacco’s book about Faulkner and Bobby Little, he’s planning to find out more about, and read more from, Mr. Faulkner. (December 28, 2012, Page 4A)

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                Lose weight without losing money

                Columnist Kierra Ransey shares her experience of spending too much money on fad diets and offers some advice to those looking to lose a few pounds. (January 20, 2012, Page 1B)

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                  Still time for New Year’s resolutions?

                  Must New Year’s resolutions be made before, on on, the first day of the year? Editor Don Whitten wonders about protocol as he offers some suggestions about how to deal with resolutions and some to consider making if it’s not too late. (January 4, 2012, Page 4)

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                    Do The Hard Part First

                    Local columnist – and college teacher – Jimmy Reed talks about his father’s advice and how he makes that his annual New Year’s Resolution: to do, and to teach others to do, the hard part first. (December 27, 2011, Page 4)

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