It’s the end of January, but it’s not too late to get to some of those New Year’s resolutions. Here are some books to help.The Weekend Makeover: Get a Brand New Life by Monday Morning, written by Jill Martin and Dana Ravich, who are also the coauthors of the New York Times bestseller I Have Nothing to Wear. In this book, women are advised on how to make, execute and apply 48-hour plans to improve their diets, workouts, beauty techniques, vacation goals, closet and clutter cleanups, and more.
Less Doing, More Living: Make Everything in Life Easier is written by Ari Meisel, an efficiency consultant. His guide includes ways to organizing your work and personal lives so that you can: write up lower-level tasks in an instruction book and delegate to others; use apps and computer tools to optimize workflow; create an “external brain” in the Cloud for storing projects; rely on a digitized trail not a paper one; and improve your fitness, sleep and nutrition levels to enhance your performance.
10 Steps to Mastering Stress: a Lifestyle Approach, is written by David Barlow, Ronald Rapee, and Sarah Perini; all who are psychology professionals with more than twenty years of experience working with stressed and anxious individuals. Mindfulness-based stress reduction strategies are illustrated with detailed case studies from these professionals’ notebooks; useful for the general reader.