Experiencing New Year’s resolution failure? Don’t give up! A Reader’s Advisory from O’Fallon Public Library

Despite experiencing failure year after year, many aspire to improve themselves with New Year’s Resolutions. Now, nearly a month into 2022, some may have already given up.

Don’t quit! O’Fallon Public Library offers free support through a variety of resources. Use this reading guide to continue down the path of the various resolutions you may have made. Click on the links to order the items from the library catalog.

And, as always, if you’re interested in something that isn’t on this list, please don’t be afraid to ask a librarian for help. That’s what we’re here for.


Fitness

Healthy Eating

I’ll Start Again Monday

Procrastination

Improve Concentration and Focus

Ultimate Memory Magic
  • Mind mapping: improve memory, concentration, communication, organization, creativity and time management by Kam Knight.
  • Ultimate memory magic: the transformative program for sharper memory, mental clarity, and greater focus—at any age! by Jim Karol.
  • Anytime yoga: fun and easy exercises for concentration and calm by Ulrika Dezé.
  • Mastering the secrets of yoga flow: a unique program to improve focus, achieve peace, and reach full physical and mental potential by Doug Swenson.

Confidence

Money

Stress Less

Good Anxiety
  • Peaceful on purpose: the power to remain calm, strong and confident in every season by Joel Osteen.
  • Good anxiety: harnessing the power of the most misunderstood emotion by Wendy Suzuki.
  • The power of fun: how to feel alive again by Catherine Price.
  • I’m so effing tired: a proven plan to beat burnout, boost your energy, and reclaim your life by Amy Shah.

Sleep Better

  • Sleep disorders: elements, history, treatments, and research by Kathy Sexton-Radek.
  • The sleep fix: practical, proven, and surprising solutions for insomnia, snoring, shift work, and more by Diane Macedo.
  • Sleep smarter: 21 essential strategies to sleep your way to a better body, better health, and bigger success by Shawn Stevenson.
  • The sleep solution: why your sleep is broken and how to fix it by W. Chris Winter.

Be Organized

Dress Better

Mystical Stitches
  • Dress codes: how the laws of fashion made history by Richard T. Ford.
  • Fashion hacks: use simple sewing techniques to recycle, reuse and revamp your clothes for a more mindful approach to fashion by Janine Chisholm.
  • Cotton friend sewing: the clothes I want to wear this winter by Katayama Yuko.
  • Mystical stitches: embroidery for personal empowerment and magical embellishment by Christi Johnson.


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