Resolved: Books to Start The Year

Across American, the most popular New Year’s Resolutions focus on improving yourself physically and mentally. These books can help you accomplish those goals this year.

Every Body Yoga: Let Go of Fear, Get on the Mat, Love Your Body by Jessamyn Stanley
A book of inspiration for beginners of all shapes and sizes, that changes the paradigm, showing us that yoga isn’t about how one looks, but how one feels.


Dressing on the Side (And Other Diet Myths Debunked): 11 Science-based Ways to Eat More, Stress Less, and Feel Great About Your Body by Jaclyn London
Jaclyn London — the Nutrition Director of Good Housekeeping — debunks the diet myths and mental blocks that keep you from reaching your health and weight-loss goals.

Do What Feels Good: Recipes, Remedies, and Routines to Treat Your Body Right by Hanna Bronfman
Insight on everything from gut health to nutrition to fitness to skincare, sharing insight from top experts on how to understand your body’s unique chemistry so that you can fuel it with more of the things that feel good and less of the things that don’t.

The One-minute Workout: Science Shows a Way to Get Fit that’s Smarter, Faster, Shorter by Martin Gibala, PhD ; with Christopher Shulgan
Including the eight best basic interval workouts as well as four microworkouts customized for individual needs and preferences (you may not quite want to go all out every time), The One-Minute Workout solves the number-one reason we don’t exercise: lack of time. Because everyone has one minute.

You are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life by Jen Sincero
Offers a blunt and irreverent guide to achieving the money, relationships, career, and happiness that one desires through recognizing and doing away with self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors.

Aware: The science and Practice of Presence: The Groundbreaking Meditation Practice by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.
Aware provides practical instruction for mastering the Wheel of Awareness, a life-changing tool for cultivating more focus, presence, and peace in one’s day-to-day life.

The Happiness Toolbox: 56 Practices to Find Happiness, Purpose & Productivity in Love, Work and Life by Jonah Paquette
Experience a happier family life, with a lot less drama and a lot more love! The Happiness Toolbox is here to help, by providing you with science-backed exercises to change your life.

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert
Whether we are looking to write a book, make art, find new ways to address challenges in our work,  embark on a dream long deferred, or simply infuse our everyday lives with more mindfulness and passion, Big Magic cracks open a world of wonder and joy.