Looking for ideas? Here are books and audiobooks to keep you inspired through 2022.

New Habits to Get Things Done

Atomic Habits explains how to turn good intentions into healthy habits that stick.

Getting Things Done: the art of stress-free productivity

Better Each Day 365 proven and easy-to-use tips for feeling confident, getting fit, clearing away worry and fear, improving relationships, and much more.

Boost Creativity and Confidence

How Not to be Afraid of Your Own Life – a mindfulness-based approach to leap towards the job, habit, or project you desire.

Making a Life – spotlighting 30 creatives, the author explores how making by hand is the key to discovering one’s passion


Goodbye, Things, Hello, Minimalism! with the straightforward rules: discard it if you haven’t used it in a year; be a borrower; find your uniform; and make photos of the things you love.

More titles to help you get organized

And sign up for the Spark Joy workshop (just for Estes!) on Jan. 17 to learn about the Marie Kondo organizing system

Try New Healthy Recipes

The Blue Zones Kitchen: 100 Recipes to Live to be 100

The Plant-Based Solution

The Bloated Belly Whisperer

Tackle those Home Projects

Titles on home repair and improvement

Save More Money

Suze Orman’s financial action plans

Write Your Novel or Memoir

Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within

Big Magic – creative advice from author Elizabeth Gilbert

Story Genius

Start a Home Business

Titles on starting a home business

A Mindful New Year

Good Morning, I Love You by Shauna Shapiro

The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living by Meik Wiking

An Artful Path to Mindfulness by Janet Slom

10% Happier by Dan Harris

The Lemonade Life by Zach Friedman

Wake Up Grateful: the Transformative Practice of Taking Nothing for Granted by Kristi Nelson

The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

Sunrise Gratitude by Emily Silva

Cutting Back on Social Media

Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media

Helping Others in Their Dreams

Start with Why … understanding the elements of purpose and finding meaning throughout the year

Thousands more titles to inspire your new year are just a search away in the Library’s online catalog.