Heal Thyself: Four Key Self-Help Titles | Nonfiction Previews, Jan. 2018

Chopra, Deepak  M.D., & Rudolph E. Tanzi. The Healing Self: A Revolutionary Plan for Wholeness in Mind, Body, and Spirit. Crown. Jan. 2018. 320p ISBN 9780451495525. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780451495532. CD/downloadable: Random Audio. SELF-HELP/HEALTH
Having worked together on two big books, Super Brain and Super Genes, both the basis for PBS specials, Chopra and Tanzi now promote the idea of living a long, healthy life through strengthened immunity. Stress and inflammation are the immunity blockers we need to challenge on our own—with the help of their Seven-Day Action Plan, of course.

Corrigan, Kelly. Tell Me More: And 11 Other Important Things I’m Learning To Say. Random. Jan. 2018. 256p. ISBN 9780399588372. $26; ebk. ISBN 9780399588389. CD/downloadable: Random Audio. SELF-HELP/MEMOIR
From the author of New York Times best sellers like Glitter and Glue, whose The Middle Place won Best New Book in the Books for a Better Life Awards, here’s a book on being a better person organized around a series of simple sentences—“Tell Me More,” “Onward,” “I Was Wrong,” and more. Great expectations.

Gonzalez-Ziegler, Sheryl. Mommy Burnout: How Addressing Yours Will Make You a Better Mother and Create a Better Life for Your Children. Dey Street. Jan. 2018. 384p. ISBN 9780062683687. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780062683700. SELF-HELP/MARRIAGE & FAMILY
A licensed professional counselor who has worked with families and children for over two decades, Gonzalez-Ziegler cooked up the term mommy burnout, which derives from the push, push, push to be the perfect mom, with the best birthday parties, the most Instagram hits, the busiest kids, and more. With a 75,000-copy first printing.

Mannix, Kathryn. With the End in Mind: Dying, Death, and Wisdom in an Age of Denial. Little, Brown. Jan. 2018. 352p. ISBN 9780316504485. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780316504478. Downloadable: Audio. SELF-HELP/BEREAVEMENT
A physician specializing in palliative care and a cognitive behavior therapist, Mannix draws on stories from a 30-year career to help us prepare ourselves for dying well, just as we hope we have lived. With a 50,000-copy first printing.

Barbara Hoffert About Barbara Hoffert

Barbara Hoffert (bhoffert@mediasourceinc.com, @BarbaraHoffert on Twitter) is Editor, LJ Prepub Alert; past chair of the Materials Selection Committee of the RUSA (Reference and User Services Assn.) division of the American Library Association; and past president, treasurer, and awards chair of the National Book Critics Circle.

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