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Walk 10,000 steps a day:
Fitbit, which slips into your pocket, updates you on the steps you've taken, how many miles you've walked and calories you've burned; it can even give you feedback on your sleep quality. $99.95

Drink more tea:
Rooibos, from South Africa, has lots of antioxidants and the Cancer Association of South Africa considers the tea an anti-carcinogen. Hibiscus tea can help lower blood pressure. Our favorite source: Denver Spice.

Understand your habits:
Making Habits, Breaking Habits: Why We Do Things, Why We Don't, and How to Make Any Change Stick

Quit smoking:
Get an assist via NYC Quits and with QuitPal, a free iOS app from the National Cancer Institute.

Jack Kornfeld leads a five-day meditation retreat at Kripalu in Stockbridge, Mass.

Bike more:
Annual membership for CitiBike is $95.

Learn a language:
Duolingo is a free language-learning website (Spanish, French, German, Italian or Portuguese, with more to come). Pooled document translation exercises are used by companies who pay for translation services.

Lose weight:
Never Diet Again! Welcoming Weight Loss and Wellness, a program run by Nina Smiley, takes place four times during the year at Mohonk.

Reward yourself:
Hawley, Pennsylvania makes the leap to luxe with spa resort The Lodge at Woodloch.


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