NEW YORK, Jan. 14 The New Year is a time formaking fresh starts and changing for the better. Internationally recognizedlife coach, Laura Berman Fortgang, is an expert at helping people makerealistic resolutions and stick with them throughout the year. With Laura'stips on how to actually keep those ever-evasive resolutions, this year is sureto start brightly.
"Make a New Year's resolution for the right reasons, no matter what yourchange may be. Do it for yourself and figure out what inspires you from theinside and then devote yourself to it," says Laura. "There are many smallthings you can do to help you stay motivated, commit to make your change andachieve your long-term goals." Here, Laura shares seven helpful tips to keepyou smiling throughout the New Year:
This is the year to make a change! For more tips on how to keep New Year'sresolutions in 2008 and for the chance to win one of three grand prizes, apersonal session with Laura Berman Fortgang to help stay motivated throughoutthe New Year, visit www.whitestrips.com. Ten first prize winners will alsoreceive an autographed copy of her book, "Now What?: 90 Days to a New LifeDirection."
About Laura Berman Fortgang:
Laura is internationally recognized as a pioneer in the personal coachingfield. Her best-selling books "Now What?: 90 Days to a New Life Direction,""Living Your Best Life" and "Take Yourself to the Top" have been published in11 languages and distributed around the world. One of the first recipients ofthe International Coach Federations's Master Coach Credential, Laura was afounding member of ICF, a four-year board member and has been a tirelesschampion for the coaching profession around the world.
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