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New takes on the new you

WITH THE BEGINNING OF EACH NEW YEAR COMES THE TEMPTATION TO overhaul and improve your life, starting with a fresh new self-help book. The problem? So many of those books offer predictable solutions to concerns that, well, predictably return by February. So why not resolve to find different fixes this year? Here are six new books that explore everything from how an ancient philosopher mastered happiness to why we should all hold more grudges to a different kind of diet that’s not actually a diet—but for real this time.

Aristotle’s Way

EDITH HALL

When it comes to happiness, perhaps it’s actually time to say out with the new and in with the old. In the 4th

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