Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard. Chip Heath and Dan Heath. Crown Publishers. 2010. Another wonderful and useful read from the Heath Brothers. The book covers how our rational minds and our emotional minds are in conflict, usually giving the edge to the emotional mind. But we can overcome this tension and get the results we really seek.
Rewire Your Brain: Think Your Way to a Better Life. John B Arden, PhD. Wiley. 2010. Using the latest from neuroscience research, learn ways to rewire your brain to improve your mood, improve your memory, and change your habits. Where we once thought the brain was hard-wired, we now know it is soft-wired by experiences. We can use this knowledge to improve our lives—and learn to make story-writing a life-long habit.
The Power of Habit: Why We do What We do in Life and in Business. Charles Duhigg. Random House. 2012. A thorough discussion of how habits are formed, and how we can use that knowledge to create better habits without resorting to will power as our only tool. Lots of great stories of people who changed their habits for your inspiration.