It's a new year and as always, everyone is looking for a little self-improvement. Sometimes, the best way to get help is to help yourself. Maybe that explains the growth of the multibillion-dollar self-help industry and the volume of books hitting shelves now through spring that offer advice on improving everything from your relationships to your finances. However you may be ailing or failing, help is on the way.
"The Purpose Principles: How to Draw More Meaning Into Your Life," by Jake Ducey (Tarcher/Penguin, $14.95).