January 2012


Are you feeling stressed out? You have tonnes of assignments to be done, projects to be completed and exams period is approaching too. If you do stressful, the easiest thing to do is to take a break from your busy daily routine. Take a short break, forget about all the things you need to do but do something relaxing. Do something you enjoy. You can meet up with a few good friends for a cup of coffee, watch a comedy, read a story book, go for a swim or go for a jog. You will be surprise that a quick break goes a long way. If you need more ideas to help you de-stress, you may find these books interesting. And most important of all, don’t forget to eat well and rest well too. Happy reading and take care!

365 ways to reduce stress : everyday tips to help you relax, rejuvenate, and refresh
RA785 A221
The art of concentration : enhance focus, reduce stress and achieve more
RA785 G849
Beat stress and fatigue : the drug-free guide to de-stressing and raising your energy levels
RA785 H729
Brilliant stress management : how to manage stress in any situation
BF575 S75 C622
Comprehensive stress management
BF575 S75 G798
Coping with stress in a changing world
BF575 S75 B654
Coping with work stress : a review and critique
HF5548.85 D516
Essentials of managing stress
RA785 S442
How to deal with stress
RA785 P175
Overcoming anxiety for dummies
BF575 A6 E46
Practical stress management : a comprehensive workbook for managing change and promoting health
RA785 R761
The worry solution : using breakthrough brain science to turn stress and anxiety into confidence and happiness
RA785 R837

Ever wonder about the origins of mouth-watering Chinese dishes? Read these books and discover the symbolic meaning of food served during traditional festivals.Find out how Chinese food and culture are inextricably linked and of course, try the recipes and cook up a feast for this Lunar New Year! Gong Xi Fa Cai!

100 quick stir-fry recipes
TX689.5 H763
Complete Chinese cookbook
TX724.5 C5 H763
Dim sum kitchen
TX724.5 C5 D582
Dim sum : traditional favourites and innovative creations
TX724.5 C5 C454
Exploring traditional Chinese festivals in China
GT4883 G292
A taste of home : home-cooked Chinese meals to share with family and friends
TX724.5 C5 L583
A tradition of soup : flavors from China’s Pearl River Delta
TX757 C518
A wok through time
TX724.5 C5 L583

Plan now and retire happily. Browse through these books to explore the various ways to a happy retirement Happy reading!

Brilliant retirement : your practical guide to a happy, healthy, financially sound retirement
HQ1062 P374
The hard times guide to retirement security : practical strategies for money, work, and living
HG179 M649
How to retire happy : the 12 most important decisions you must make before you retire
HQ1063.2 U6 H662
Managing your firm’s 401(k) plan : a complete road map to managing today’s retirement plans
HD7105.45 U6 M266
Optimizing the aging, retirement, and pensions dilemma
HD7105.3 B545
Plan now, retire happy : how to secure your future, whatever the economic climate
HQ1062 H174
The retirement challenge–will you sink or swim? : a complete, do-it-yourself toolkit to navigate your financial future
HQ1064 U5 A735
Your nest egg game plan : how to get your finances back on track and create a lifetime income stream
HG179 F811

28 business thinkers who changed the world
HC29 R567
A manager’s guide to virtual teams
HD66 Z85
Adapt : why success always starts with failure
BF575 F14 H278
An idea a day
HD30.28 I19
Beyond performance
HD58.7 K29
Brand resilience
HF5415.1255 C785
Building people
HD38.2 L722
Drucker’s lost art of management
HD31 M152
From values to action
HD57.7 J35
Jeffrey Gitomer’s little book of leadership
HD57.7 G536
Loose : the future of business is letting go
HD31 T459
MAD in action
LB1062 L378
Master the moment : fifty CEOs teach you the secrets of time management
HD69 T54 B821
Productivity : winning in life
HF5386 P742
The silent language of leaders
BF637 N66 G631
The Leader’s guide to storytelling
HD30.3 D411
The 5 languages of appreciation in the workplace
HF5549.5 M63 C466
The Google guys : Inside the brilliant minds of Google founders
HD9696.8 U64 B821
The little big things : 163 ways to pursue excellence
HD70 U5 P483
The three laws of performance
HF5549.5 P35 Z17

This is going to be an exciting week in campus. Yes, it is the NYP Open House week, starting from 5 to 7 Jan 2012. There will be lots of activities during this period and information made available to help the ‘O’ Levels school leavers to make this important decision and selecting the courses they like to pursue. In view of the upcoming Open House, we have selected some books on education and learning for our this week’s highlight. We like to wish them all the very best. See you soon!

Academic transformation : the road to college success
LB2395 S467
The Confident student
LB2395 K16
Effective college learning
LB2343.32 H756
Handbook of research on improving learning and motivation through educational games : multidisciplinary approaches
LB1029 G3 H236
Keys to effective learning : study skills and habits for success
LB2395 C323
P.O.W.E.R. learning and your life : essentials of student success
LB2343.3 F312
Pathways to academic success in higher education : expanding opportunity for underrepresented students
LC3727 S862
Physical and virtual learning spaces in higher education : concepts for the modern learning environment
LB2324 P578