This Year I Will...: How to Finally Change a Habit, Keep a Resolution, or Make a Dream Come True
Are you really ready to change? Take this quiz and find out.
Every New Year’s Day, my list of resolutions is:
Ambitious. I aim for everything from losing weight to saving more money for my retirement.
Realistic. I just try to bump my good behavior up a notch--be a better friend, give more money to charity---without giving myself any strict deadlines or goals.
Precise. I dec
and here they all are:
"The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement." -Japanese Proverb
3- it may take 6-9 months for your brain to "get" a routine.
7- take what works for you & let the rest go
39- if you can only think of the negative- make sure you turn it into a positive emotional charge.
43- "Create a vision of who you want to be and then live into that picture as ...more
What I needed was a way to organize my ideas and goal ...more
I read it cover to cover just to get a sense of what it offers and see if it fit with my way of thinking. Now I I want to us ...more
I liked this book and from time to time, I need to read books like this. They serve as a reminder and they give me a boost of encouragement. This information was well organized and presented in a usable way. Was there anything new in this? ...more
For those who want one book on setting goals, working on goals, sticking to working on goals, and reachin ...more
...and that's usually all the self-help I get from it. I make motions and wishes in the right direction, but then seem to get stuck, or fall back into the comfort zone of the old routine, rather than rally myself toward the unknown of change.
This book's advice was mixed in well with the author's own struggles to change habits and work toward her strongest desires. She isn't promising results in 3 weeks, like many magazine articles/diet product ...more
a lot of what I learned last year in this book in a readable, distilled and backed up with some neurolo ...more
If you're ready to make a change, this is a great book to walk you through it. The author describes the step ...more
I listened to this on audiobook whilst running and admittedly once in a while I do miss one or two things that is said because I'm momentarily distracted by some obstacle and it's too much of a hassle to rewind the audio. Anyway, another reviewer (Dang) pointed out the following:
Until I got ...more
Why I started this book: Once again, all my library holds arrived at once... good thing that the one due first, is the one that will cheer me on to read the others.
Why I finished it: Quick read and a soli ...more
It’s a tiny book - but very powerful. Many lessons to be learned.
Take the time to read it. You won’t be sorry.
Now, rereading it in a more calm state, I see that there is nothing special that I haven’t read in any other self-help book.
This book is filled with references of other books and works of other people, providing honestly very basic phycological tips and tricks.
So, nowadays I would not say it is a bad book ...more