You Are Not Alone approaches the paranormal with a healthy dose of common sense and encourages rational skepticism. The author looks at why and what we believe about the paranormal and the afterlife. Her book draws distinctions between myths and the paranormal and recounts numerous experiences with spirits. She offers hints to avoid falling prey to the frauds in the paranormal field. The author educates readers on how they too can continue their relationship with their loved ones. With step by step advice, Sydney Sherman encourages people to think about the potential the paranormal holds for all of us. Sydney hopes readers will come to the same understanding ---they are not gone; they are still very much here with us....we just need to start listening.