This article originally appeared in Tips on Life & Love from Simon & Schuster.
For every one step forward, we sometimes take two steps backward. This is a familiar dance for many trying to escape the cycle of bad habits, such as binge drinking, smoking, eating unhealthy foods, hoarding clutter.
Finding the right help is essential; these guides can help you empower your personal vice squad.
The 30-Day Sobriety Solution
Jack Canfield, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® franchise and coauthor of The Success Principles, and Dave Andrews, a recovery expert, join forces to present a revolutionary program to help you cut back or quit drinking entirely—in the privacy of your own home.
Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America’s Greatest Tragedy
By David Sheff
A myth-shattering look at drug abuse and addiction treatment, based on cutting-edge research. Sheff, a bestselling author and father of a former addict, explores effective treatment strategies based on neuroscience, psychology and medicine rather than faith and self-help inspiration.
Her Best-Kept Secret
In Her Best-Kept Secret, Glaser uncovers a hidden-in-plain-sight drinking epidemic among American middle-aged women. In a funny and tender voice, she looks at the roots of the problem and sheds light on the new and more effective approaches to excessive drinking among women.
Smoke-Free in 30 Days
No Grain, No Pain
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing