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Article  •  7 January 2022


5 books to help with your new year's resolution

Do you want to save money or change a habit? We have five books that will empower you to achieve your goals in 2022.

As we return to work after enjoying the holiday with friends and family we’re looking to get back into a routine and set ourselves up for a successful 2022.

With January a time to reflect on what we want to achieve this year, we have some books that can help you reach your goals.

Whether your new year’s resolution is to save money or change a habit, we have a book recommendation that will help inspire you every step of the way.

Eating a healthy diet

After really enjoying Christmas lunch and social occasions, getting your health back on track is one of the most common resolutions.

The Science of Nutrition is a great place to start as it debunks diet myths and teaches you how to eat well for health and happiness.

This book also cuts through the noise of conflicting diet advice with clear answers backed up by the very latest science.

Is a vegan diet healthier? Should I try going low-carb? Is it always a bad idea to skip a meal? Are superfoods all they're cracked up to be? Is fat still bad for you? Can I eat to improve my chances of conceiving?

Recognising that there is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to nutrition, this ground-breaking book has the answers to all your food-related questions, covering every conceivable topic – from gut bacteria to weight management, to heart health and immune support, to vegan diets and intermittent fasting, and everything in between.

Changing a habit

Whether you want to exercise more, get organised, or quit smoking, Atomic Habits is a revolutionary guide to using tiny changes in behaviour to transform your life.

Author James Clear knows real change comes from the compound effect of hundreds of small decisions: doing two push-ups a day, waking up five minutes early, or holding a single short phone call.

In this revolutionary book, Clear reveals exactly how these minuscule changes can lead to life-altering outcomes. He uncovers a handful of simple life hacks and delves into cutting-edge psychology and neuroscience to explain why they matter.

Looking after your mental health

After two years of the pandemic and the slump of getting back into a routine after the holidays, it’s important to focus on your mind and prioritise self-care.

Let Go, the latest book from The Resilience Project co-founder, is a powerful and candid insight into letting go of the expectations and pressure we put on ourselves.

Author Hugh van Cuylenburg shares his personal journey, which helped him recognise he was being hamstrung by the same powerful issues that affect the lives of many: shame, expectation, ego, fear of failure, the quest for perfection and control, and our addiction to social media.

Hugh combines powerful insight with research and his own disarming and candid storytelling to show how it is possible to create authentic connections, cope better during challenging times and rediscover joy.

Drinking less alcohol

Whether you’re doing sober January, looking to cut down, or quitting drinking permanently, the Sober Girl Society Handbook is an empowering guide to living hangover-free.

Part memoir, part survival guide, this self-help book offers tips and advice on how to stay sober in a world that revolves around drinking and will help you transform your relationship with alcohol.  

Whether you’re simply sober-curious or determined to make a more permanent change, this book shows not only why you should but also how you can, in a way that will change your life forever.

Saving money

Take charge of your financial future with Victoria Devine’s She’s on the Money, the ultimate millennial money guide from the creator of Australia’s #1 finance podcast.

Honest, relatable, non-judgemental and motivating, Victoria is a financial adviser who knows what millennial life is really like and where we can get stuck with money stuff (Did someone say ‘Afterpay’…?).

So, to help you hit your money goals without skimping on brunch, she’s put all her expert advice into this accessible guide that will set you up for a healthy and happy future. Learn how to be more secure, independent and informed with your money – with clear steps on how to budget, clear debts, build savings, start investing, buy property and much more.

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The Science of Nutrition
Cuts through the noise of conflicting diet advice with clear answers backed up by the very latest science
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Atomic Habits
A revolutionary guide to using tiny changes in behaviour to transform your life
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Let Go
From the bestselling author of THE RESILIENCE PROJECT comes this deeply personal book about the importance of letting go.
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The Sober Girl Society Handbook
Part memoir, part survival guide, this empowering self-help book is The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober for the Gen Z generation.
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She’s on the Money: The award-winning #1 finance bestseller
The ultimate millennial money guide, from the creator of Australia’s #1 finance podcast
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