I am a true believer in the law of attraction. I believe having a positive attitude will bring only good things to you.
Woman's Day magazine is offering a yearlong happiness project in 2010. Each person's happiness project will be unique, but it's the rare person who can't benefit from starting one.
Join the Happiness Project at Woman's Day magazine to boost the bliss in your life.
Once you've signed up for that, here are some offers to get your new year off to a good start:
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■ The Lexington Public Library, 140 East Main Street, is offering a class, Re-Creation: Jumpstart Into a More Genuine Life, from 2 to 4 p.m., Jan. 16. Reservations are required. Call (859) 231-5532.
■ The Lexington Public Library, Beaumont Branch 3080 Fieldstone Way, is partnering with the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department to offer a class on healthy lifestyle changes. It's 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Call (859) 231-5570 for reservations.
■ Max Muscle, 3090 Helmsdale Place, offers a free nutrition seminar for weight loss at 7 p.m. every third Thursday. Call (859) 263-0080.
■ Kellogg wants to help you on your way to a healthy new year with the Special K challenge. Start by getting a free box of cereal when you buy a box.
■ Sign-up for the 2010 body and soul challenge that will guide you through a four-week, step-by-step makeover to improve your health.
■ Join OASIS, the Osteoarthritis Support and Information Service, and receive a welcome kit that includes Walk With Ease, a book by the arthritis foundation, a set of exercise bands for at-home use and an easy-to-follow osteoarthritis exercise sheet.
■ Chart Your Course to Relief is a personal headache care tool from the National Headache Foundation. It's free and helps people with headaches get relief.
■ Ex is a new way to think about quitting smoking. You can learn how to do everything you do now with a cigarette but without one.
■ Free customized diet and fitness program from Spark People. They supply you with tools, resources and support.
■ Free publications about your health from the Federal Citizen Information Center.
■ Free advance copy of The Full Plate Diet Book.
■ Free Atkins starter kit, including a quick-start guide, carb counter booklet and three Atkins bars.
■ Buy two or more Listerine whitening products during January, and SELF magazine will send you a mini spa kit while supplies last.
Send your receipt to: SELF Magazine, Re: Listerine Whitening Rinse GWP—January 2010, 4 Times Square, 5th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10036; Attn: M. Catapano. Receipts must be received by Feb. 5, and purchases must be made on one receipt.
■ Print up to $9 of coupons for Listerine Whitening products.
■ Free sample of Tampax.
■ Send old holiday greeting cards to St. Jude's Ranch for Children, an organization for abused and neglected children. The children earn money by removing the fronts of donated cards to make new ones. This year's cards will be accepted through Feb. 28. Send to St. Jude's Ranch for Children, Recycled Card Program, 100 St. Jude's Street, Boulder City, Nev. 89005.
■ Search by location and area of interest to find a huge selection of volunteer opportunities.
■ Have your teen search for non-profit organizations in need of volunteers.