Want to find out more about making and keeping resolutions? Here are several titles to get you started :

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

This New York Times best seller by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Charles Duhigg breaks down the role of habits in our lives. Duhigg provides a highly informative look into the habits of civil-rights hero Martin Luther King Jr., Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, and others. Learn how to replace harmful habits with life-changing ones.

Willpower by Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney

This New York Times best seller dives into our human need for gratification and the equally human struggle to avoid temptations. Highly regarded psychologists Baumeister and Tierney explain how to build willpower and use it during pivotal moments.

The Willpower Instinct by Kelly McGonigal

McGonigal, a psychologist with Stanford University, writes that willpower is not limited, but simply a state of mind, one that can be enhanced to make positive lifestyle changes.

Atomic Habits by James Clear

Another New York Times bestseller on the topic of habits. Author James Clear pulls from the fields of neuroscience, psychology, and biology to create an effective framework for forming and rebuilding habits.

Better than Before by Gretchen Rubin

As the author notes on her website, “Habits are the invisible architecture of daily life. We repeat about 40% of our behavior almost daily, so if we change our habits, we change our lives.” Better than Before is delightfully humorous and includes stories of Rubin trying her theories in her own personal life. In addition, Rubin provides insight on how different personality types require different strategies for change.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

This New York Times bestseller garners the title as one of the most influential business books of the 20th century and has captivated audiences for 30 years. Explore the seven principal habits for reinventing your everyday habits in the workplace and in your personal life.