Whether you’re resolving to exercise more, eat better, live happier, or make a career change, the library has a variety of books, videos, DVDs, cassettes and magazines to help you on your quest for better living.
If you’ve been considering a career change, the library has a number of resources for job-hunters, including newspapers from around the area, books and videos/DVDs on creating a better resume, and much more. Learn all about a business before you apply by researching it at our business resource center or through one of our business databases. Stephen Pollan shows how to build the career you truly desire in his book, Second Acts: Creating the Life You Really Want. Herminia Ibarra’s book, Working Identity, offers unconventional strategies for reinventing your career.
For simple lifestyles changes, try The Heart of Simple Living: 7 Paths to a Better Life, a book by Wanda Urbanska. Find out how people across America are transforming their lives by finding the where of their happiness in Richard Karlgaard’s book, Life 2.0. George Lopez takes a long, hard look at life, love and laughter in his book, Why You Crying?
For healthier eating, try books such as Rethinking Thin: the New Science of Weight Loss and the Myths and Realities of Dieting, by Gina Bari Kolata, and The No Sweat Exercise Plan: Lose Weight, Get Healthy, and Live Longer, by Harvey Simon. Healthy Cooking for Healthy Heart is a DVD complete with recipes and guidelines for nutrition.
Want to start a new exercise regime, but uncertain where to begin? Dance Workout for Dummies and Denise Austin’s Body Burn with Dance and Pilates – both on DVD – are fun ways to start. John Basebow offers a book and DVD package on Fitness Made Simple: The Power to Change Your Body, the Power to Change Your Life.
These are just a few of the many resources that are available free to the public at FBCL. Get fit, get healthy, and get going for a brand new you!