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New Year Resolutions for Stress Relief

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Updated February 22, 2012

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Have a Plan for the Future
New Year Resolutions for Stress Relief

Do you have an overall plan for your future? Maybe it's time to start dreaming... ©iStockPhoto.com

While there’s a lot to be said for living in the moment, there’s a difference between being fully present in your life and feeling so overwhelmed by stress that your focus goes no further than how to get through the next day. With these resources, you should be able to reduce your stress level so that you’re able to look into the future and chase your dreams, if you aren’t already. Do you have a strong financial plan in place? Are you expressing yourself as fully as you’d like? Are you on the path to where you’d really like to be with your relationships and personal growth? While new year's resolutions are about deciding what you want in the coming year, it’s also a good idea to have a 3-year, 5-year and even a 10-year plan for your personal life. This doesn’t mean a set-in-stone blueprint, but a idea of where you’d like to be in the future so you can be growing in that direction. The following resources can help you maintain healthy habits in the near future and set long-term goals:

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