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Make 2023 a Great Year!: New Year’s Resolution Resources Pt 2

18 Jan

Last week we shared ebooks and other eresources to help with resolutions related to Getting a Job, Exercise, Dieting, and Saving Money. This week we are sharing suggestions to help with resolutions including starting new hobbies, improving mental health, and organizing your home.

Learn a New Skill or Hobby
Blog for Bucks
Jacqueline Bodnar
A how to guide on generating blog posts ideas, tracking your blog’s success, and connecting with other bloggers. This helpful guide will teach you how to create, promote and profit from your blog.

Crafting with Digital Cutting Machines
Libby Ashcraft
Digital cutting machines are changing the way people enjoy their favorite hobbies such as sewing, quilting, scrapbooking, etc. This complete how-to manual includes instructions on cutting different materials, technique tutorials, etc.

Craftsy Videos from Hoopla
Get quick how to videos on a variety of topics including crochet, knitting, baking, candy making and more!

Universal Class
With Universal Class you can take a variety of online courses with instructor feedback. Learn everything from new computer skills, candle making, floral arrangement, gardening, photography and many more (over 600 classes in all are available)!

Mango and Rosetta Stone
Want to learn a new language or improve your English? We have two language learning services Mango and Rosetta Stone that allow you to learn at your pace and using the method that works best for you.

Need help with your learning? BrainFuse’s HelpNow Adult Learning Center offers skill building and test preparation, and a unique academic skills center featuring live, online tutors. The Adult Learning Center offers both live writing assistance between 2 PM-11 PM and an intensive writing lab to help users produce business letters, term papers, and other writing. Plus kids and teens get homework help!

Decluttering & Getting Organized
Keep the Memories, Lose the Stuff
Matt Paxton
With empathy, expertise and humor, this book helps you sift through years of clutter, let go of what no longer serves you, and identify the items worth keeping so that you can focus on living in the present.  

Declutter Like a Mother
Allie Casazza
A guilt-free, no-stress way to transform your home and your life from a successful business entrepreneur. A proven method for clearing the clutter in our minds by first clearing the clutter in our homes, where transformation begins.

Life in Jeneral
Jen Robin
A joyful guide to organizing your home and creating the space for what matters most. An emotionally engaged approach to decluttering that empowers people to re-envision their spaces to suit their evolving needs.

Sandra Goldmark
This guide takes readers on a quest to radically reimagine what a healthy relationship with our stuff might look like. Learn how to adopt more thoughtful patterns of personal consumption and businesses can develop healthy models for growth.

The Home Edit Life
Clea Shearer
This is a no guilt guide to owning what you want and organizing everything. The Home Edit mentality is all about embracing your life and knowing how to set up a system that works for you. Learn how to contain the chaos and organize every aspect of your life.

Healing & Mental Health
The Grieving Brain
Mary-Frances O’Connor
A renowned grief expert shares groundbreaking discoveries about what happens to our brain when we grieve through storytelling, accessible science, and practical knowledge that will help us better understand how to navigate loss.

Living Untethered
Michael A. Singer
A profound work that provides clear guidance for moving beyond the thoughts, feelings, and habits that keep you stuck. By understanding people, behavior, and ourselves, learn how to heal the pain of the past and let your spirit soar.

Set Boundaries, Find Peace
Nedra Glover Tawwab
Discover simple yet powerful ways to establish healthy boundaries in all aspects of life to help identify and express your needs clearly without apology.

What Happened to You?
Bruce D. Perry
With powerful insight, this book’s exploration of trauma allows us to understand our pasts in order to clear a path to our future—opening the door to resilience and healing in a proven, powerful way.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Stephen Covey
This beloved classic presents a principlecentered approach for solving both personal and professional problems, revealing a step-by-step pathway to integrity and human dignity.

The Body Keeps the Score
Bessel Van der Kolk
New insights explain how trauma affects one’s capacity to concentrate, remember, form trusting relationships, and even to feel at home in one’s body. Discover the power of our relationships to both hurt and heal.

List Compiled with Staff Recommendations
by Ethan Galvin, Information and Digital Services Librarian

New Year/New You: Books and Resources to Help with Resolutions Pt 1

11 Jan

It’s a New Year and Let’s Kick it off with a New You! Some of your New Year’s Resolutions may involve Exercise, Dieting, Getting a Job or Saving Money. Here are some suggested ebooks and other online resources available to Hoboken residents with their library cards that may help you achieve your goals and keep your Resolutions.

Saving Money & Spending Less
Know Yourself, Know Your Money
Rachel Cruze
A money expert helps you discover how you handle money and how to fix issues to better support financial gain. You can get out of debt and stay that way by following the author’s advice.

Finance for the People
Paco De Leon
A holistic view on getting a grip on your finances. Learn how to understand your interpretation of wealth and how to change your misconception to better your financial portfolio.

Value Line’s Investment Survey Library Edition includes full-page reports with analyst commentaries as well as Timeliness(tm), Safety(tm), and Technical(tm) ranks on large cap companies. Published weekly, each Survey Issue includes: Ratings & Reports – Every week on-line you can receive new, full-page reports on stocks, plus analysis on industries Value Line tracks. In addition, The Value Line Investment Survey Library Edition offers projections of key financial measures, and concise, objective commentary on current operations and future prospects.

Hoboken Public Library patrons interested in financial information have access to Morningstar analysts’ independent opinion on stocks, mutual funds, and exchange rated funds.

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship
Gale Business: Entrepreneurship gives business owners 24-hour expertise covering all aspects of starting and operating a business, including finance, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, and taxes. It contains hundreds of sample business plans created by real-life entrepreneurs, award-winning eBooks, as well as content from over 300 business journals and magazines.

Healthy Diet and Fitness
Glucose Revolution
Jessie Inchauspe
Improve all areas of your health from weight, sleep, cravings, mood, energy, skin, and even slow down aging with 10 simple science-based hacks to manage your blood sugar levels while eating the foods you love.

Salad Freak
Jess Damuck
More than 100 inspired salad recipes combining color, texture, shape and flavor. Its not just about eating to feel good, but combining flavors to create fresh, bright and satisfying meals that you will want to make again and again.

Carleigh Bodrug
Over 140 easy and delicious plant-based oil free recipes. No special ingredients, tools, or know-how are required and helpful infographics are included. Great for beginner cooks wishing to experiment with a plant-based lifestyle.

52 Ways to Walk
Annabel Streets
A short user-friendly guide to attaining the full range of benefits that walking has to offer such as physical, spiritual and emotional. The latest scientific research about the benefits of walking are also included. *

The Gospel of Wellness
Rina Raphael
An exploration of some of the scams to avoid in the wellness industry. Balancing the good with the bad, this book explores what wellness has to offer, knocking down false idols and showing how to shape a better future.

Find a Job and Career Changes
Career Remix
Damon Brown
This guide helps you get the gig you want with the skills you’ve got. It offers plans of action and road tested insight to encourage job seekers to use their existing skills and resources to change careers and thrive in the current job market.

Love + Work
Marcus Buckingham
Learn how you can weave love back into the world of work as a force of good, how you can use your daily life routines to pinpoint your specific loves, and how you can make this a discipline for the rest of your life.

Get Hired Now!
Ian Siegel
ZipRecruiter CEO shows you how to accelerate your job search, stand out, and land your next great opportunity. He offers step-by-step instructions for writing a resume that works, finding the right jobs to apply for, and acing a job interview.

How to Get a Good Job After 50
Rupert French
In this step-by-step guide to finding the sort of job older employees want to have, a job serach expert shows you how to adopt a proactive, self-employed approach that builds selfesteem and promotes a self-managed job search program.

#Entry Level Boss
Alexa Shoen
A career coach lays out a proven 9-step methodology for approaching the job search, landing your dream job, and cutting through the noise of jobsearching in the 21st century.

Big Book of Job-Hunting Hacks
Brenda Bernstein
Detailed advice on every step of the job hunting process from navigating the interview process to creating the perfect resume. This book offers 420 tips for those laid-off, fired, or new to the workplace.

JobNow provides online resources for job seekers, including access to trained career experts who provide live, one-to-one interview coaching and resume assistance from 2 PM-11 PM. Patrons also enjoy 24/7 access to a carefully-selected library of job resources. eParachute helps recent high school and college graduates and job-seekers identify their ideal job opportunities.

Next week we will share with you recommendations for resolutions related to Learning a new Skill or Hobby, Healing & Mental Health, and De-cluttering!

List Compiled with Staff Recommendations
by Ethan Galvin, Information and Digital Services Librarian

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