Auckland Libraries: New Year, better you

New Year, better you

Have you set some New Year’s resolutions? These selected titles will help you kickstart good habits and make this your best year yet!

Habit stacking

Lance Devoir

Book

We all want to improve the quality of our lives, although time is the scarcest commodity in existence. This book will show you quick and easy habits you can immediately implement in your life for massive success & happiness.

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The courage habit

Kate Swoboda

Book

If you feel like something is holding you back from taking advantage of all life has to offer then this one-of-a-kind guide will show you how to finally break free from self-doubt and start living your best life.

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Eric Langshur

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Authors Eric Langshur and Nate Klemp lay out a thorough and sustainable program that anyone can integrate into their daily lives, by offering specific practices, habits, and assessments to manage your training and helping to build up core skills.

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Better than before

Gretchen Rubin

Book

Habits are the invisible architecture of our lives. Rubin provides an analytical and scientific framework from which to understand these habits and presents a clear, practical menu of strategies so readers can take an individualized approach.

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Mini habits

Stephen Guise

Book

A mini habit is a very small positive behaviour that you force yourself to do every day: a mini habit's 'too small to fail' nature makes it weightless, deceptively powerful, and a superior habit-building strategy.

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Small move, big change

Caroline L. Arnold

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Arnold contrasts her career success with her personal resolution failures in this book. She recounts how by analysing her own behaviour, she was able to re-engineer her resolutions, so that they were guaranteed to succeed every time.

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52 small changes

Brett Blumenthal

Book

This book addresses all areas of wellbeing, including nutrition, exercise, mental wellness, and the health of one's home environment. Blumenthal provides an engaging roadmap to lasting results and 'a happier, healthier you'.

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The achievement habit

Bernard Roth

Book

In this book, Roth applies the remarkable insights that stem from design thinking to help us realize the power for positive change we all have within us. He shares invaluable insights we can use to gain confidence and overcome obstacles.

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Making habits, breaking habits

Jeremy Dean

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Drawing on hundreds of fascinating studies, psychologist Jeremy Dean shares how the new brain science of habit can be harnessed to your benefit. Habits are more powerful than your will - if you know how to make them work for you.

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Surprisingly... unstuck

Maria Brilaki

Book

Maria Brilaki combines research on how our brain codes habits with real case studies, to explain why people fail again and again at making exercising more and eating right stick, and how to make lasting change happen.

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Smart change

Arthur B. Markman

Book

With the help of Smart Change, not only will you be able to understand just how habits are formed and maintained but you will be equipped with five essential tools to help you change your behaviour for the better.

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The art of good habits

Nathalie W. Herrman

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The Art of Good Habits presents a step-by-step action plan to achieve your goals and maintain them for continued success. Discover how to look within yourself for answers and change your habits for the better.

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