Life After Loss, Intuitive Art, Recovery Memoirs, Building Resiliency | Self-Help Reviews

TAKE A BREAK, BREATHE, AND HELP OTHERS Except for a few books, this column reviews the newest works dealing with the most challenging aspects of life.

Nonfiction on Grieving and Overcoming Addictive Behaviors | Xpress Reviews

Heath’s title is particularly helpful for those caught unaware by the death of another; for those in recovery, Unwelcome Inheritance is an inspiring first step

Guidance on Shaken Baby Syndrome, Creating a Positive Life, Overcoming Hypervigilance | Self-Help Reviews

While nearly half of self-help titles give global advice to make life more successful, happy, or fulfilled, many selections in this column present a slightly different message.

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, August 23, 2013

Inspirational stories of Sunday dinners, insights into the suicidal mind, an engaging book for readers interested in gay studies, and a vision of life filled with prayer, by Alice Walker