New Year, New You: Change Your Life in 2014 with These Books
Whether your New Year's resolution is to get in shape, improve your outlook, or set off on a new career path, these books will help you succeed.
Looking for a surefire way to achieve your New Year's resolutions? Start with a book! We've got the perfect books for popular self-improvement goals, from quitting smoking and running a marathon to finding love and getting along better with your family. Begin your "New Year, New You" journey with these great reads.
Lots of us use the first month of the year to take hard looks at our lives and careers. If you’re dragging yourself to work every day and could use a dose of bravery to help you quit, check out these books. Filled with tips and advice from career counselors and success stories from people who've landed new jobs they love, these reads will motivate you to move on and guide you through the quitting process.
What are your goals in 2014? To be smarter, happier, or more empathetic? No matter what you've resolved to do to improve your life in the new year, these top inspiration and personal development books from 2013 will help you succeed.
Maybe you blew three paychecks on gifts and merry-making this holiday season--or perhaps you’re a whiz with cash, looking for pro tips on how to improve on your investments. Settling debts, tucking away money for retirement, building up that rainy day fund: Whatever your 2014 personal finance goals are, there’s a host of new books on shelves now, full of advice to help you achieve them.
Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese monk, political activist and one of the world’s leading teachers of Zen Buddhism, has written more than 80 books of prose and poetry over the course of his career. At the root of all his teachings and writings is the Buddhist concept of mindfulness: the practice of maintaining full awareness of one’s thoughts and feelings to better absorb the beauty of the present moment. Read these books by Hanh for guidance on how to undo bad habits and curb negative thinking—be it anger, fear or overconsumption—with mindfulness.
Jorge Cruise: How to Find the Right Diet Book For You
By Jorge Cruise
Many of us make a New Year’s resolution to get in shape and trim some of our winter flab. But some diets work better for us than others, and the best way to stick to your goal is to find the right program for you. Here, the bestselling health and fitness authority Jorge Cruise tells you how to find the right diet book, whether you’re a foodie, a busy bee or want to stick to a budget.
We know your New Year's resolutions for 2014 include things like quitting smoking, losing weight and finding love. But, we're willing to bet that you'd also like to read more books--and maybe even read a new author or a classic novel. Such goals may seem daunting, but fear not: We've got recommendations for all your 2014 reading resolutions.
Now that you’ve digested your turkey dinner (and all those leftovers sandwiches), you have some time before the next holiday-food onslaught in late December. Take advantage of the downtime to get your body back on track. These books about cleanses and detoxes will leave you feeling lean and healthy in the weeks before the cookie trays come out in full force.
Essentials: Brain Boosting Books
Want to make 2014 your best year yet? You'll need a good head on your shoulders. These books on brain health show you how to increase your concentration, attention span, mental agility and mood, so you can tackle all your goals and resolutions with confidence.
Feel stretched lately? Like there's never enough time to finish all of your tasks by the end of the day? Check out these books for tips on how to get a handle on your hectic schedule at work and at home.
Thinking about taking a crack at writing a book? What about picking up an instrument--or joining a painting class? Before you embark on a new artistic endeavor, look to these books for inspiration.
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