Start the year off right with small changes in your lifestyle that will have a big impact. Let this list of books inspire you to get started.

  • Stick With It: A scientifically proven process for changing your life -- for good
    Sean Young

    An award-winning psychologist and director of the UCLA Center for Digital Behavior shows everyone how to make real, lasting change in their lives in this exciting work of popular psychology that goes beyond The Power of Habit with science and practical strategies that can alter their problem behaviors--forever

  • Small Move, Big Change: Using microresolutions to transform your life permanently
    Caroline L. Arnold

    A Wall Street tech leader explains how small behavioral changes lead to major self-improvement. Whether trying to lose weight, save money, or get organized, we're always setting goals and making resolutions but rarely following through on them. Small Move, Big Change is Arnold's guide to turning broad personal goals into meaningful and discrete behavioral changes that lead to permanent improvement.

  • This is the Year I Put My Financial Life in Order
    John Schwartz

    Money management is one of our most practical survival skills--and also one we've convinced ourselves we're either born with or not. In reality, financial planning can be learned, like anything else. Part financial memoir and part research-based guide to attaining lifelong security, ... John will walk you through his own journey to financial literacy, which he admittedly started a bit late.

  • You Need a Budget: The proven system for breaking the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle, getting out of debt, and living the life you want
    Jesse Mecham

    Experience a life free of financial stress and transform your relationship to money with this indispensable guide--the first book based on You Need A Budget's proven method that has helped hundreds of thousands of people break the paycheck to paycheck cycle, get out of debt, and live the life they want to live.

  • Your Best Year Ever: A five-step plan for achieving your most important goals
    Michael S. Hyatt

    We all want to reach our full potential. But too often we find ourselves overwhelmed by the day-to-day. Our big goals get pushed to the back burner--and then, more often than not, they get forgotten. New York Times bestselling author Michael Hyatt wants readers to know that it doesn't have to be this way. In fact, he thinks that this is the year readers can finally close the gap between reality and their dreams. In Your Best Year Ever, Hyatt shares a powerful, proven, research-driven system for setting and achieving goals.

  • I've Been Thinking...Reflections, prayers, and meditations for a meaningful life
    Maria Shriver

    Presents a book of reflections for those seeking wisdom, guidance, encouragement, and inspiration on the road to a meaningful life. As a prominent woman juggling many roles, Maria Shriver knows just how surprising, unpredictable, and stressful everyday life can be. Here she shares inspiring quotes, prayers, and reflections designed to get readers thinking, get them feeling, get them laughing, and help them in their journey to what she calls The Open Field -- a place of acceptance, purpose, passion, and joy.

  • The Evolved Eater: A quest to eat better. live better, and change the world
    Nick Taranto

    Taranto provides eye-opening facts about how we acquire and eat food and easy and practical things that you can do to improve the way you eat (and live) starting today.

  • Whole New You: How real food transforms your life, for a healthier, more gorgeous you
    Tia Mowry

    From the star of the Cooking Channel's Tia Mowry at Home comes a timely clean-eating cookbook that will change the way you think about what you eat and jump-start your journey to a healthier, more gorgeous you

  • Side Hustle: From idea to income in 27 days
    Chris Guillebeau

    Chris offers a step-by-step guide that takes you from idea to income in just 27 days. Designed for the busy and impatient, this detailed roadmap will show you how to select, launch, refine, and make money from your side hustle in under a month. You'll learn how to: * Brainstorm, borrow, and steal to build an arsenal of great side hustle ideas (day 3) * Apply "Tinder for Side Hustle" logic to pick the best idea at any time (day 6) * Learn, gather, or create everything you need to launch; then set up a real life way to get paid (days 13-14) and more.

  • Stop Talking, Start Doing
    Shaa Wasmund

    There's never been a better time, or a more urgent time, to start doing the things you want to do. Perhaps you feel your career is stuck in a rut - or maybe you're in the wrong job altogether. If you want to do something but secretly fear you're never going to do it, whatever that might be, then this will help you. Stop Talking, Start Doing is a short, clear and cleverly illustrated book that will inspire you to take action.

  • Dream Year: Make the leap from a job you hate to a life you love
    Ben Arment

    Some people are content to help fulfill the dreams of their employers. But my guess is you're not one of them. You were born with a dream of your own. And this year, you're doing something about it.