2013 is already well under way, so it must be time for some extra inspiration for your New Year's resolutions! Here are some titles to help you set and accomplish new goals for the new year.
Making Habits, Breaking Habits: Why We Do Things, Why We Don't, and How to Make Any Change Stick by Jeremy Dean
Does one of your New Year's resolutions include forming positive habits that allow you to be happier, more creative, and more productive? Explore the science of habit that will explain how to overcome "autopilot" decision and make your resolution happen!
Choose the Life You Want: 101 Ways to Create Your Own Road to Happiness by Tal Ben-Shahar
What kind of life do you want for yourself? What choices will create this kind of life? In his New York Times bestseller Happier , positive psychology expert Tal Ben-Shahar taught us how to become happier through simple exercises. Now, in Choose the Life You Want , he has a new, life-changing lesson to share: Drawing on the latest psychological research, Ben-Shahar shows how making the right choices-not the big, once-in-a-lifetime choices, but the countless small choices we make every day almost without noticing-has a direct, long-lasting impact on our happiness. Every single moment is an opportunity to make a conscious choice for a happy and fulfilled life. Choose the Life You Want covers 101 such choices, complete with real-life stories, to help you identify and act on opportunities large and small.
World's Best Travel Experiences
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Running with the Kenyans: Passion, Adventure, and the Secrets of the Fastest People on Earth by Adharanand Finn
A rare and inspiring glimpse into the lives of the world’s racing icons and those hoping to join them. Why are these runners so fast? Written as a story, the author raises appreciation for their motives, struggles and choices. A valuable read for anyone interested in getting into shape and being their best.
1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
Resolved to read more this year? Let this book help you discover some wonderful books you may have missed. (Already intimidated? Try the companion title 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up instead.)
Emergency: This Book Will Save Your Life by Neil Strauss
Various disasters and tragedies occurred in 2012 and with speculation that the "Big One" is imminent, learn the survival skills Neil Strauss picks up as well as the interesting people he meets along the way. Perhaps you'll be motivated to be better prepared in an emergency.
One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way by Robert Maurer
You know how a journey of one thousand miles starts...Maurer lays out how you can achieve any change--from weight loss to saving money--through very small but consistent behavior modifications. Change will be gradual...painless...and permanent!
The Reading Promise: My Father and the Books We Shared by Alice Ozma
Reading aloud to children is important for their development, and it can also contribute to a special relationship shared by parent and child. Be inspired by this true story of a father who decided to read aloud to his daughter for 100 consecutive nights--and then continued that streak for eight more years.
The One Plan: A Week by Week Guide to Restoring Your Natural Health and Happiness by Cameron Alborzian
Based on the traditions of yoga and Ayurveda, the life guru to such stars as Ellen DeGeneres and Natalie Portman presents a 52-week program to lead readers to greater health and happiness, which is based on an ancient, proven system that is relevant to modern life.
Run Your First Marathon: Everything You Need to Know to Make it to the Finish Line by Grete Waitz
What runner doesn't hope to compete in, and complete, a marathon? This 16-week program developed by nine-time New York City Marathon winner Grete Waitz and used by her to train both amateurs and professionals for the biggest races can make that dream come true. Written in an efficient and useful style, and featuring more than 50 photos, it discusses base fitness, stretching, proper posture, and staying healthy through it all, as well as how personality and motivation affect training.
Battles Men Face: Strategies to Win the War Within by Gregory Jantz
Ever feel like you're not in control of your thoughts? Your actions? Like you're trapped in compulsions and behaviors that are destroying you from within? Things like pornography sex anger emotional withdrawal work escape deception competition consumption In Battles Men Face, Dr. Jantz exposes the temptations that can entrap good men and gives practical steps to take to overcome unhealthy patterns. He shows you how to accept who you are (and who you're not), say no, focus and build on the positive, and, perhaps most difficult, ask for and accept help.
Living the Life You Love: The No-Nonsense Guide to Total Transformation by Paula Renaye
There's no doubt about it-life can be hard and we all have to face tough problems. But wishing your life were different won't make it so. To live the life you truly love takes deliberate, soul-searching work to discover what you really want and life coach Paula Renaye's practical guide will help you achieve the life you deserve.