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  • Published: New York : Broadway Books, 2006.
  • Year Published: 2006
  • Description: 226 p.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 0767920082 (alk. paper)
  • 9780767920087 (alk. paper)
  • 9780767920087


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This year I will-- : how to finally change a habit, keep a resolution, or make a dream come true

by Ryan, M. J.

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Call number: 158.1 Ry

Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Floor

Additional Details

Includes index.

Introduction: the adventure of living your dreams -- Preparing -- You've got to really want this -- What need is being served by what you're doing now? -- Get your three brains on your side -- Ambivalence is normal -- What's the price of not changing? -- Run toward, not away from -- The gap between where you are and where you want to be is a good thing -- No time is the perfect time to begin -- Imagine your future positive self -- Understanding is the booby prize -- Believe you can do it -- What if youve been down this road before? -- You cant get fit by watching others exercise -- Getting into action -- Focus, people -- Elevator broken, use the stairs -- Create a huge challenge for yourself -- Follow your formula of success -- Strongly set your intention -- Create a smart goal -- Put yourself under contract -- Become a tracker -- What kind of support do you need? -- Its going to feel awkward at first -- Yes, you can find the time -- When you don't know what to do, channel someone who does -- Oops, I forgot -- Make backup plans, not excuses -- Use your imagination to make it easier -- Don't despair, understand the three stages of learning -- Show up, with grit -- Do a post-game review -- A is onto something one day at a time -- Practice self-appreciation every day -- Keeping going -- How you gonna keep up the momentum? -- What's standing in your way? -- Remember what will truly make you happy -- Don't let them bring you down -- Use your abcdes on those nasty voices in your head -- The imperfect is our paradise -- You can't change what you've done, only what you're going to do -- Sift when you want to give up -- Have a little fun with it, will you? -- Ask for help from invisible hands -- You don't have to scarf down the whole box just because you ate one cookie -- Look at the character strengths you've cultivating -- Once you create the new habit, it's yours for life -- The old pathway's still there too, beware of stressors -- When blown off course, apply the 4's -- Twelve tips for keeping your promise to yourself -- The end : conscious self creation -- Acknowledgments -- Index of tips and inspiration by topic -- Want more help?

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