The Sachem community has no shortage of opinions, and our guest bloggers on Patch regularly contribute to the vibrant conversations that take place in the barber shop, on the street corner or in the parking lot after a school meeting. Patch brings those conversations into one meetinghouse. Here's a roundup of the latest blogs in our community.
New Year’s Resolutions After the Two Sandys
Dr. Meryl Ain provides us with an insightful list of New Year's resolutions that can have real impact on the world, as opposed to those frivolous resolutions we often make about weight loss or TV watching. In light of the recent tragedies of Superstorm Sandy and the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, Ain argues that our resolutions should be an opportunity for us to teach ourselves and our children what's truly important about life. Be kinder. Be more compassionate. Click the headline to read the remaining 10 resolutions she posted.
Financial Resolutions To Make This Year
Leslie Tayne rings in the new year with some helpful tips on how to better manage your finances in 2013, with real-life, practical suggestions. The blog post offers advice on how to pay down your debt, how to budget your finances for better savings, and how to plan for your future. From brown-bagging lunch, to joining your employer's 401K plan, Tayne offers a step-by-step approach to better financial health in 2013.
10 New Year's Resolutions that Will Have Your Relationship Sizzling in 2013
Looking for some relationship health? Check out Cindi Sanson-Braff's blog post this week of New Year's resolutions to improve your relationships in 2013. Since communication is such a big part of a healthy relationship, a great resolution is to improve your listening skills, and to shut off all those distractions that divide your attention: the iPods, the social networks, the old-fashioned TV. Braff offers up 10 solid suggestions to keep your relationship healthy moving into the new year, so check them out by clicking on the headline.
Want to blog on Patch? Click here, apply, and get started!