Every year the lane change from holiday indulgence to New Year, New You is so fast it can be a little whiplash-inducing. The Christmas cookies probably haven’t even run out by the time we’re supposed to be eating healthier, exercising more, etc. You probably have a vague idea of your goal for the new year, but we think that having a clear vision will help you achieve it come January 1st. The three most popular New Year’s Resolutions for 2017 were, improving diet and exercise, reading more, and learning something new. If you’re making one of these resolutions for 2018, we’ve definitely got you covered with great books to help you achieve your goal. If you’re looking for resolution inspiration, we’ve got a few ideas for you. 2018 is right around the corner–what’s your resolution?
Awakening Your Ikigai: How the Japanese Wake Up to Joy and Purpose Every Day: Ikigai is a Japanese phenomenon commonly understood as “your reason to get up in the morning.” Ikigai can be small moments: the morning air, a cup of coffee, a compliment. It can also be deep convictions: a fulfilling job, lasting friendships, balanced health. Whether big or small, your ikigai is the path to success and happiness in your own life.
The No Meat Athlete Cookbook: This cookbook, written by No Meat Athlete founder Matt Fraizer and Stepfanie Romine, will not only have you eating healthier, it’ll get you energized to get moving. Here are 125 delicious vegan recipes, many inspired by plant-based foods from around the world, to help you put nourishing, whole foods on the table quickly and affordably.
Stack Your Bones: If you’re trying to give your body some TLC in 2018, there’s no better place to start than your bones. Your body is constantly responding to events and stress in your life: Your back may tense up, shoulders slouch forward, hips veer off to the right or left. Slowly, without noticing, you shift out of balance. With the 100 simple lessons in Stack Your Bones, you will improve posture, alleviate pain, and create balanced strength and flexibility.
Paint This Book!: Learning a new skill sounds like a great resolution–fun, adventurous, achievable–but it’s easy to give up once we realize that new skills don’t come easy. With Paint This Book!, you don’t have to worry about becoming a watercolor master–as far as the authors as concerned, once you’ve put paint to page, you’re already an artist (though they will guide you through exercises and techniques as well). Paint This Book! comes with the paints, the brush, and the watercolor paper.
Checking out our Spring catalog–we’ve got great stuff coming that will keep you reading all year long.