As 2011 draws to a close, we reflect on the year gone by and look forward to the year ahead. So to help you make 2012 the best year yet, check out our recently-wrapped New Tools for the New Year series to get you started:

New Tools for the New Year: Communication
New Tools for the New Year: Lifestyle
New Tools for the New Year: Management
New Tools for the New Year: Money
New Tools for the New Year: Technology

On behalf of the editors and contributors at Lifehack — and its parent company Stepcase — I’d like to wish a safe, happy, prosperous and productive new year to all of our readers.

(Photo credit: Happy New Year via Shutterstock)

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