How about some how-tos to read as you plan on improving your life? (Both of these via Jocelyn Glei.)

1. How To Balance Your Media Diet

2. A Modest Guide to Productivity (I really need this lately. Or do I just need a pencil?)

Get enthusiasm on the cheap by buying a fancy wooden pencil to write everything down. A $3 pencil is now more exciting than a $2,000 computer. Many people will do the most mundane work just to feel a good tool fly.