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Resolutions for a Life Worth Living: Attainable Aspirations Inspired by Great Humans of the Past
Resolutions for a Life Worth Living: Attainable Aspirations Inspired by Great Humans of the Past

Life-tested wisdom on how to live from James Baldwin, Ursula K. Le Guin, Leo Tolstoy, Seneca, Toni Morrison, Walt Whitman, Viktor Frankl, Rachel Carson, and Hannah Arendt.

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Self-Refinement Through the Wisdom of the Ages: New Year’s Resolutions from Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds
Self-Refinement Through the Wisdom of the Ages: New Year’s Resolutions from Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds

Enduring ideas for personal refinement from Seneca, Thoreau, Virginia Woolf, Carl Sagan, Alan Watts, Emerson, Bruce Lee, Maya Angelou, and more.

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How to Lower Your “Worryability”: Italo Calvino’s 1950 New Year’s Resolution
How to Lower Your “Worryability”: Italo Calvino’s 1950 New Year’s Resolution

“I would like this to signal the end of ‘wasted angst’ in my life.”

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Keep Your Hope Machine Running: Young Woody Guthrie’s 1942 New Year’s Resolution List
Keep Your Hope Machine Running: Young Woody Guthrie’s 1942 New Year’s Resolution List

How to keep on keeping on by keeping your dreams, changing your socks, and attaining self-actualization.

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Elevating Resolutions for the New Year Inspired by Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds
Elevating Resolutions for the New Year Inspired by Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds

Cultivate honorable relationships, resist absentminded busyness, tell the world how to treat you, embrace enoughness, and more.

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A Wonderful New Year’s Resolution from Ursula Nordstrom, Unheralded Patron Saint of Modern Childhood
A Wonderful New Year’s Resolution from Ursula Nordstrom, Unheralded Patron Saint of Modern Childhood

A lesson on the human condition from one of the biggest hearts in modern history.

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Famous Resolution Lists: Jonathan Swift, Susan Sontag, Marilyn Monroe, Woody Guthrie
Famous Resolution Lists: Jonathan Swift, Susan Sontag, Marilyn Monroe, Woody Guthrie

“Stay glad. Keep hoping machine running. Love everybody. Make up your mind.”

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