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New year, new aspirations!

January 11, 2018

As we get into the groove of 2018, many people take the fresh start of a new year to set goals and ambitions for things they would like to improve in their lives.  Among the most popular resolutions are those centered on health and wellness.  While many people aspire to new resolutions, few actually stick to that goal beyond February.  We’ve got lots of health and wellness books to keep you motivated and give you the tools you need to succeed!  Here are just a few…

This book covers all your health ambitions and describes how sleeping, eating, moving and thinking in a more conscious way can contribute to both a well balanced and healthier life.  Synthesizing modern and traditional approaches, Wells gives you small tools you can implement that ‘ripple’ into a bigger change.

If you want to learn to cook, Jamie Oliver is a fan favourite for recipes in the kitchen and his newest cookbook does not disappoint! Over 130 simple 5-ingredient recipes in a variety of categories for quick, easy and creative dishes.  Each is accompanied by a visual ingredient guide, serving size and nutritional information and the gorgeous photos are sure to inspire you and make your tummy rumble. 

The goal of setting a New Year’s resolution is to keep it!  Rubin has written extensively on happiness and habits and her newest book explains a personality framework that helps to make those things easier to attain.  Learn about your ‘tendency’ (are you an: Upholder, Obliger, Questioner or Rebel?) and how this will help you stick to your goals and help those around you reach their potential. 

If your goal in health is to be happier then you may want to take tips from the Danes (the happiest nation in the world).  In my opinion, anything that marries living well with getting cozy gets two big thumbs up!  Hygge (pronounced hoo-gah) originates from the Norwegian word that means ‘well-being’.

“Who better than Meik Wiking to be your guide to all things hygge? Meik is CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen and has spent years studying the magic of Danish life.” --Goodreads

Want to alleviate stress, fatigue and negative emotions?  Start your wellness journey with the power of breath.  Coach Rebecca Dennis offers tips and exercises that she has used to help clients through anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem as well as to expand their creativity and improve sleep.  See how breathing more deeply can transform you into your best self!

Happy New Year!  We wish you health and happiness in 2018,
The BookGossip