New Year, New You

Titles for adults to help you learn, grow, and transform yourself in the new year!

Updated September 21, 2023
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Already enough : a path to self-acceptance
Olivera, Lisa
Identify, understand, and reframe your life story with this "must-read" (Christie Tate, New York Times bestselling author of Group), essential guide for self-acceptance from Lisa Olivera, a therapist, writer, and creator of a wildly popular Instagram account @_LisaOlivera. ...
Breath : the new science of a lost art
Nestor, James
A New York Times Bestseller A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2020 Named a Best Book of 2020 by NPR   "A fascinating scientific, cultural, spiritual and evolutionary history of the way humans breathe--and how we've all been...
The power of regret : how looking backward moves us forward
Pink, Daniel H.
Everybody has regrets, Daniel H. Pink explains. They're a universal and healthy part of being human. And understanding how regret works can help us make smarter decisions, perform better at work and school, and bring greater meaning to our lives. Drawing on research in social psychology,...
Future tense : why anxiety is good for you (even though it feels bad)
Dennis-Tiwary, Tracy
A psychologist confronts our pervasive misunderstanding of anxiety and presents a powerful new framework for reimagining and reclaiming the confounding emotion as the advantage it evolved to be. We taught people that anxiety is dangerous and damaging, and that the solution to its pain is...
The life-changing magic of tidying up : the Japanese art of decluttering and organizing
Kondo, Marie
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * The book that sparked a revolution and inspired the hit Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo: the original guide to decluttering your home once and for all. ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL BOOKS OF THE DECADE--CNN<...
Marie Kondo's kurashi at home : how to organize your space and achieve your ideal life
Kondo?, Marie
Transform your home into a haven of calm and achieve your ideal lifestyle with this inspirational visual guide featuring more than 100 photographs, from the Netflix star and #1 bestselling author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.   "Encouraging readers to...
The book of boundaries : set the limits that will set you free
Urban, Melissa
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE CO-FOUNDER OF THE WHOLE30 * End resentment, burnout, and anxiety--and reclaim your time, energy, health, and relationships. "Melissa Urban shows the way forward with clarity, vulnerability, and humor."--Gretchen Rubin, author of...
Living in the light : yoga for self-realization
Chopra, Deepak
Reach your highest potential and a deeper understanding of self with Deepak Chopra's groundbreaking guide to the philosophy and practice of Yoga. Royal Yoga is the highest and most important of the yoga traditions--an all-embracing path to personal transformation that reaches...
Why has nobody told me this before?
Smith, Julie
Over 1 million copies sold worldwide! International Bestseller "Smart, insightful, and warm. Dr. Julie is both the expert and wise friend we all need."--Lori Gottlieb, New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone and co-host of the Dear...
The complete guide to memory : the science of strengthening your mind
Restak, Richard
A comprehensive guide to understanding how memory works, how memory forms, the mind-body connection, and more! In the busy, information-filled world in which we live, it's often easy to forget things and hard to keep track of how details get stored in our brain. The Complete Guide to...
The Power of Regret How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward
Pink, Daniel H.
Everybody has regrets, Daniel H. Pink explains. They're a universal and healthy part of being human. And understanding how regret works can help us make smarter decisions, perform better at work and school, and bring greater meaning to our lives. Drawing on research in social psychology,...
You will get through this night
Howell, Dan
The Instant New York Times Bestseller A practical guide to taking control of your mental health for today, tomorrow, and the days after, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author and beloved entertainer.  'There's a moment at the end of every day, where the world falls...
Stolen focus : why you can't pay attention--and how to think deeply again
Hari, Johann
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Our ability to pay attention is collapsing. From the author of Chasing the Scream and Lost Connections comes a groundbreaking examination of why this is happening--and how to get our attention back. "The book the world needs in order...
Intuitive eating for life : how mindfulness can deepen and sustain your intuitive eating practice
Hollenstein, Jenna
For anyone who struggles with food, eating, and body image, Intuitive Eating for Life presents easy and effective mindfulness skills to enhance, sustain, and deepen your intuitive eating practice! Intuitive eating is a great way to get off the diet roller coaster, stay...
Broken (in the best possible way)
Lawson, Jenny
An Instant New York Times Bestseller From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Furiously Happy and Let's Pretend This Never Happened comes a deeply relatable book filled with humor and honesty about depression and anxiety. ...
Fat, crazy, & tired : tales from the trenches of transformation
Lathan, Van, Jr.
Podcaster and former TMZ host Van Lathan Jr. writes a sharp, funny, and brutally honest, cultural critique of the unspoken obstacles and extreme anxiety that keep us from maintaining good health in America's "wellness waistland," explored through vignettes about his mental health and weight loss...
Seek you : a journey through American loneliness
Radtke, Kristen
From the acclaimed author of Imagine Wanting Only This--a timely and moving meditation on isolation and longing, both as individuals and as a society. There is a silent epidemic in America: loneliness. Shameful to talk about and often misunderstood, loneliness is...
Remember : the science of memory and the art of forgetting
Genova, Lisa
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A fascinating exploration of the intricacies of how we remember, why we forget, and what we can do to protect our memories, from the Harvard-trained neuroscientist and bestselling author of Still Alice. "Using her expertise as a...
What happened to you? : conversations on trauma, resilience, and healing
Perry, Bruce Duncan
ONE MILLION COPIES SOLD #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Our earliest experiences shape our lives far down the road, and What Happened to You? provides powerful scientific and emotional insights into the behavioral patterns so many of us struggle to understand....
What Happened to You Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing
Winfrey, Oprah.
ONE MILLION COPIES SOLD #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Our earliest experiences shape our lives far down the road, and What Happened to You? provides powerful scientific and emotional insights into the behavioral patterns so many of us struggle to understand....
Wow, no thank you : essays
Irby, Samantha
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Nonfiction Award Winner * A rip-roaring, edgy and unabashedly raunchy new collection of hilarious essays from the New York Times bestselling author of We Are Never Meeting in Real Life. "Stay-up...
Finding meaning : the sixth stage of grief
Kessler, David
In this groundbreaking new work, David Kessler--an expert on grief and the coauthor with Elisabeth Kübler-Ross of the iconic On Grief and Grieving--journeys beyond the classic five stages to discover a sixth stage: meaning. In 1969, Elisabeth Kübler Ross first identified...

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