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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
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.
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.
Never Diet Again! Welcoming Weight Loss and Wellness, a program run by Nina Smiley, takes place four times during the year at Mohonk.
Hawley, Pennsylvania makes the leap to luxe with spa resort The Lodge at Woodloch.