NY blues: are resolutions good for you?

Time to resurrect a New Year's post from three years ago ... As 2013 rapidly approaches, thoughts may have turned to all sorts of resolutions for the new year: 'I must lose weight', 'I will refrain from alcohol', 'I will do more exercise' … Long (and many) lists of dos and don'ts are underway. Endless …

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Water, water everywhere …

... so why don't we drink more of it? The benefits have been well documented. Drinking water keeps us hydrated (and that's important to remember, especially given that our bodies lose water each day). When we are optimally hydrated, our skin is clearer and more healthy; we are not so likely to suffer headaches; and …