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A Book for Every New Years Resolution

2017 is so close we would sprint towards it if we could (bye trash-year-2016). In the interest of making 2017 our best year yet—or at least better than the year before—we present to you some titles to match whatever resolution you have in mind.

 

1) Meditate

Get Some Headspace: How Mindfulness Can Change Your Life Ten Minutes A Day by Andy Puddicombe

§ Written by the creator of best-selling app Headspace, Andy Puddicombe shows you how to find zen with just ten minutes of practice a day.

 

2) Learn Something New Every Day

The Big Book of American Facts: 1000 Interesting Facts and Trivia About USA by Bill O’Neill

§ Someone’s on their way to being a Jeopardy contestant

 

3) Be More Adventurous

Do One Thing Every Day That Scares You: A Journal of 365 Acts of Bravery by Dian G. Smith

§ Part book, part journal, every day dares you to leap outside of your comfort zone

 

4) Get to the Gym

Strong is the New Beautiful by Lindsey Vonn

§ Olympic gold medalist in skiing wants us to stop focusing on getting thinner and start focusing on what our bodies can do. In other words, it’s a much better/healthier way to motivate yourself to work out.

 

5) Get in the Kitchen

o How to Cook Everything by Mark Bittman

§ If you’re going to invest in a cookbook, it may as well be one that includes recipes for everything.

 

6) Become a Rockstar at Work

o The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

§ It’s an oldie but a goodie that will help you climb that career ladder.

 

7) Get Your Money Right

How To be A Financial Grownup by Bobbi Rebell

§ A past Facebook Live guest, Bobbi Rebell answers all the money questions you had but were too afraid to ask with real life stories from financial role models.

 

8) Spend More Time Outside

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

§ We know fresh air can be beneficial to your lung health, but what about your mental health? In this #1 New York Times Bestseller, Cheryl Strayed tells the story of how a hike saved her life.

 

9) Be More Confident

o The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem: The Definitive Work on Self-Esteem by the Leading Pioneer in the Field by Nathaniel Branden

§ Self-esteem mathematically broken out? Yes please!

 

10) Travel

o Lonely Planet Cuba (Travel Guide) by David Stanley 

§ Make this year your Cuba year.

 

11) Be More Grateful

o The Gratitude Diaries: How a Year Looking on the Bright Side Can Transform Your Life by Janice Kaplan

§ Studies show that taking time to appreciate what we have can positively influence our general outlook. This book is a first hand account of what gratitude can do.

 

12) Get Organized

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying by Marie Kondo

§ If you haven’t heard of Marie Kondo, get ready for the joy she will spark in your life—and closet.

 

13) Get More Sleep

The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time by Arianna Huffington

§ Let Arianna Huffington, the queen of sleep, guide you to a better night’s sleep, and a happier, more productive life.

 

14) Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits—to Sleep More, Quit Sugar, Procrastinate Less, and Generally Build a Happier Life by Gretchen Rubin

§ Worried you won’t keep your resolutions? Author of The Happiness Project, Gretchen Rubin, can relate. Here she shows how to achieve your goals for a better, happier, healthier life.