History of Chicken Soup for the Soul
Internationally known speakers Mark Victor Hansen and Jack Canfield knew the power of a good story long before Chicken Soup for the Soul was published. Each had built their speaking careers by telling inspirational, motivational and uplifting stories that their audiences could use to discover, experience and retain key concepts and approaches. After years of continuous audience requests that they put their stories into book form, Hansen & Canfield finally agreed. Rather than focusing only on their stories, they decided to reach out to others and seek contributions of powerful tales of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. After rounding up the 101 most inspirational submissions, they were left with an untitled book they both knew had the potential to make quite an impact.
As they searched for a winning title, Jack & Mark each agreed to meditate on the subject for one hour a day. Jack visualized the image of his grandmother’s chicken soup and remembered how she told him it would cure anything. The book would have the same healing powers as that soup, but not for the body—for the soul. Thus, the now famous title was born…Chicken Soup for the Soul.
Chicken Soup for the Soul was released on June 28, 1993, and became a holiday favorite by the end of December.
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Chicken Soup for the Soul – The MultiTasking Mom’s Survival Guide: 101 Inspiring and Amusing Stories for Mothers Who Do It All
Moms are the busiest people in the world! They juggle kids, husbands, jobs, housework, and more. These 101 stories from other multitasking moms will inspire and amuse the woman who does it all!
Moms do it all – they juggle kids, husbands, home and office…. This collection will inspire and entertain masters of multitasking with its 101 stories from busy moms like them. Filled with words of wisdom, lessons learned, funny moments and juggling success, this book will brighten any mother’s day.
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This is the perfect Chicken Soup for the Soul book for all you mom’s out there. Everything is so relatable. With 5 children from 9 through 27 I have lived through so much and in some cases multiple times over. It is always nice to know that I am not alone and that the things that happen to me and the situations I find myself in are pretty typical of most moms who try to do so much – all the time. Since I am also a mom of special needs children these stories are even more profound.
I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.