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Chicken Soup for the Dieter's Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Theresa Peluso

The Inspiration You Need to Make Healthy Habits Stick--for Life Monday is for dieting. Tuesday is for cravings. Wednesday is for getting on the scale. And Thursday is for reflecting. Between struggling with cravings, deciphering nutrition labels, facing the scale, controlling portions, and setting realistic goals, it's no wonder most diets fail . . . until now. With a dose of Chicken Soup (low-fat, of course!), you can: · Control cravings· Get back on track after straying· Eat out--and enjoy it· Set--and achieve--your weight-loss goals With tips, motivational messages, and an exercise, food, and mood tracking system, Chicken Soup for the Dieter's Soul Daily Inspirations will help you tackle the issues on the way to a healthier you.

Chicken Soup for the Dieter's Soul Daily Inspirations

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Patricia Lorenz

The Inspiration You Need to Make Healthy Habits Stick--for Life Monday is for dieting. Tuesday is for cravings. Wednesday is for getting on the scale. And Thursday is for reflecting. Between struggling with cravings, deciphering nutrition labels, facing the scale, controlling portions, and setting realistic goals, it's no wonder most diets fail . . . until now. With a dose of Chicken Soup (low-fat, of course!), you can: · Control cravings· Get back on track after straying· Eat out--and enjoy it· Set--and achieve--your weight-loss goals With tips, motivational messages, and an exercise, food, and mood tracking system, Chicken Soup for the Dieter's Soul Daily Inspirations will help you tackle the issues on the way to a healthier you.

Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover's Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Marty Becker Carol Kline Amy D. Shojai

For thousands of years, dogs have been cherished as devoted companions and exuberant playmates--their unconditional love, limitless affection, and unwavering loyalty never fail to melt our hearts. The stories in Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover's Soul truly capture the special joy these four-legged creatures bring to our lives and hearts. The family that learns the true meaning of Christmas when their Lab needs medical care during the holidays. The intimidating Doberman who becomes a loving mother to an orphaned duckling. The homeless man whose life is changed when he meets a special dog. The pocket-size assistance dog who dials 9-1-1. The crafty beagle-mix with the munchies who helps himself from the refrigerator And many more unforgettable canine characters From exciting and entertaining accounts of courage and humor to heartwarming tales of healing and learning, each touching story in this book will inspire dog lovers to rejoice in the unique bond they share with their canine companions.

Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover's Soul: Stories of Canine Companionship, Comedy, and Courage

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Marty Becker Carol Kline Amy D. Shojai

From the Book Jacket: "Dogs are not our whole lives, but they make our lives whole." -Roger Caras For thousands of years, dogs have been cherished as devoted companions and exuberant playmates-their unconditional love, limitless affection and unwavering loyalty never fail to melt our hearts. The stories in Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover's Soul truly capture the special joy these four-legged creatures bring to our lives and hearts. The family that learns the true meaning of Christmas when their Lab needs medical care during the holidays. The intimidating Doberman who becomes a loving mother to an orphaned duckling. The homeless man whose life is changed when he meets a special dog. The pocket-size assistance dog who dials 9-1-1 The crafty beagle-mix with the munchies who help; himself from the refrigerator . . . and many more unforgettable canine characters. From exciting and entertaining accounts of courage and humor to heartwarming tales of healing and learning, each touching story in this book will inspire dog lovers to rejoice in the unique bond they share with their canine companions. Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen are the #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. Marty Becker, D.V.M., resident veterinarian on "Good Morning America" and Carol Kline, animal rescue volunteer, are the coauthors of Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul and Chicken Soup for the Cat and Dog Lover's Soul. Amy D. Shojai is an animal behavior consultant, pet journalist and author of twenty-one pet care books including PETiquette .

Chicken Soup for the Entrepreneur's Soul

by John Gardner Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Dahlynn Mckowen Tom Hill Elizabeth Gardner Kyle Wilson

Fulfill your dreams ... Chicken Soup for the Entrepreneur's Soul is a compilation of short stories from entrepreneurs, both large and small, who share their experiences of success, failure, and courage, with a little helpful advice mixed in. Many of these stories, told for the first time here, will enlighten you to new methods of entrepreneurship or simply help you believe in the possibilities of getting started. Stories include people such as Doris Christopher, a stay-at-home mother who introduced her love of cooking to others through founding The Pampered Chef; Thom Chappell, who stuck to his instincts when developing Tom's of Maine and kept value at the core of his business; and Carol Gardner, who intimately shares a desperate time of debt and divorce, until along came a bulldog named Zelda, followed by a greeting card line--Zelda Wisdom--which became one of Hallmark's number one sellers. These entrepreneurs and many more will inspire you with their amazing life experiences and fascinating beginnings.

Chicken Soup for the Expectant Mother's Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Patty Aubery Nancy Mitchell

Every year, millions of women wait with anticipation as they watch their test strip change from white to pink, thus beginning the awesome adventure of becoming a mother. This Chicken Soup book will find a place in the loving hearts and anxious minds of expectant mothers (and some fathers, too!). Written by expectant mothers, veteran moms, and fathers-to-be, these stories relate the physical, emotional, and spiritual joys and challenges of each stage of motherhood, from "barely showing" to the awkward last months, from labor and delivery to watching and caring for Baby.Some stories offer hope when the pregnancy isn't medically perfect; others offer light-hearted humor to cope with weight gain, morning sickness, and other pregnancy woes; and still others offer words of wisdom for the seemingly daunting responsibilities of choosing a name, going through labor, and bringing a new life into the world. By relaying the insecurities and triumphs of a variety of moms and moms-to-be--including multiple births, premature births, adoptions, and single-parent families--this book will tug at the heartstrings and ease the fears of any expectant mother, regardless of her situation. Chapters include: Special Moments, Delivery Day, Challenges, On Adoption, Advice from Others, For Expectant Fathers, and The First Few Years. Chicken Soup for the Expectant Mother's Soul will be a must-have on every baby-shower gift list, and an essential requirement for every birthing bag.

Chicken Soup for the Father and Daughter Soul: Stories to Celebrate the Love Between Dads and Daughters Through the Years

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Patty Aubery Leann Thieman Nancy Autio

An inspirational anthology of stories and reflections celebrate diverse aspects of the loving relationships between fathers and their daughters as they evolve from infancy through the later years.

Chicken Soup for the Father and Son Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Ted Slawski Dorothy Firman

"Any man can be a father, but it takes a special person to be a dad." Chicken Soup for the Father and Son Soul takes a peek into the lives of fathers and sons, sharing the important male milestones from birth through childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, the senior years, and every step in between. This is a celebration of how fathers and sons carry each other along life's journey. Share the story of one man who didn't think much of becoming a father until the day he laid eyes on his son, and how in a matter of moments his perspective on life and being a dad had profoundly changed forever, and the touching story of a young boy who finds the father he always longed for in a special stepdad, as well as the story of the love and respect between a father-in-law and son-in-law that appears when least expected. Readers will be inspired by the stories of sons looking up to their fathers and learning by example, and fathers recollecting their own childhoods and relationships with their own dads. These insightful stories show men and boys working through the ups and downs of life, learning as they go and becoming better because of their relationship with each other. These powerful and poignant stories are written from every point of view--fathers, sons, grandfathers, mothers, and wives--everyone who has been deeply touched by the father and son relationship.

Chicken Soup for the Father and Son Soul: Celebrating the Bond That Connects Generations

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Ted Slawski Dorothy Firman

'Any man can be a father, but it takes a special person to be a dad.' Chicken Soup for the Father and Son Soul takes a peek into the lives of fathers and sons, sharing the important male milestones from birth through childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, the senior years, and every step in between. This is a celebration of how fathers and sons carry each other along life's journey. Share the story of one man who didn't think much of becoming a father until the day he laid eyes on his son, and how in a matter of moments his perspective on life and being a dad had profoundly changed forever, and the touching story of a young boy who finds the father he always longed for in a special stepdad, as well as the story of the love and respect between a father-in-law and son-in-law that appears when least expected. Readers will be inspired by the stories of sons looking up to their fathers and learning by example, and fathers recollecting their own childhoods and relationships with their own dads. These insightful stories show men and boys working through the ups and downs of life, learning as they go and becoming better because of their relationship with each other. These powerful and poignant stories are written from every point of view: fathers, sons, grandfathers, mothers, and wives, everyone who has been deeply touched by the father and son relationship.

Chicken Soup for the Father & Daughter Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Patty Aubery Leann Thieman Nancy Mitchell-Autio

Celebrating every little girl's childhood hero and the special dad and daughter bond From the first time a daughter grasps dad's hand and says her first words, to the day she moves out on her own, the bond between a father and daughter is ever evolving: Dads go from childhood heroes into feared inspectors of boyfriends to the sage friends of adulthood. Daughters mature from perfect little angels into rebellious teens to accomplished women who are dads' pride and joys. Chicken Soup for the Father and Daughter Soul celebrates this wonderful relationship with stories about childhood, the trying years of adolescence, the poignancy of leaving home, and even the years when daughters often become caregivers. The stories in this special volume are sure to evoke the fondest of memories and rekindle the bond between dads and their little girls.

Chicken Soup for the Father's Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Mark Donnelly Chrissy Donnelly Jeff Aubery

The coauthors of Chicken Soup for the Golfer's Soul, USA Today's #1 bestselling sports book of 1999, bring readers this sure-fire hit for fathers celebrating the joys and challenges of fatherhood. New dads, granddads, single dads and dads-to-be, this book offers them all an entertaining and inspiring collection of stories on the triumphs and trials of the amazing journey called fatherhood. Chapters include: Special Moments, Overcoming Obstacles, Insights and Lessons, The Joys of Fatherhood, Across the Generations, and Achieving Dreams. By sharing true experiences and insights, this book provides reassurance to fathers and a reminder to cherish the special moments in life.

Chicken Soup for the Fisherman's Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Dahlynn Mckowen Ken Mckowen

More than fish tales in this delightful book, readers will discover stories about the special relationships that develop through fishing--between parents and children, between friends and lovers, between fisherman, nature, and the elusive fish. Fishing is a common thread in many lives, and this book shows the strength and importance of those threads--whether your passion is fly-fishing, bass fishing, deepwater fishing, or just casting a line on a hot summer day.

Chicken Soup for the Gardener's Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Cynthia Brian Cindy Buck Marion Owen Pat Stone Carol Sturgulewski

For beginning gardeners and veteran green thumbs--this uplifting collection of stories is filled with what every gardener knows-gardens fill lives with a special richness because they are a living reminder of the beauty in the world. Chicken Soup for the Gardener's Soul celebrates all the magic of gardening--the feeling of satisfaction that comes from creating something from nothing; the physical and spiritual renewal the earth provides; and the special moments shared with friends and family only nature can bestow. Written by hobbyists and celebrity gardeners, the stories relate the joys and challenges of gardening, with chapters on Blossoming Friendships, The Family Tree, Love in Bloom, The Seasons of Life, Overcoming Obstacles, and Potpourri.

Chicken Soup for the Girlfriend's Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Mark Donnelly Chrissy Donnelly Stefanie Adrian

An inspiring and humorous celebration of the special bond of friendship She championed you through your years wearing braces and you calmed her nerves before her walk down the aisle. She advised you on what to wear to land your perfect job and you taught her how to get her newborn to sleep during a midnight phone call. Together you've dug through your backyard looking for pirate's treasure and dug through bargain bins during shopping outings; you've shared your secrets, doubts and dreams; and you look forward to conquering hot flashes together. You may have met her in kindergarten or at work, in a playgroup or on the Internet--but if she's cheered you up, cheered you on, or lifted your spirit, Chicken Soup for the Girlfriend's Soul is the perfect tribute to that special friend. Whether she's your lunch companion, your sounding board, your confidant, or all of the above, she anchors you during life's storms and helps you revel in life's joys. With tales of finding friends in unexpected places, of strength during life's toughest challenges, and of forging lifelong bonds and memories, this book will tug at your heart and hers as you celebrate the unique spirit of female friendship.

Chicken Soup for the Girlfriend's Soul: Celebrating the Friends Who Cheer Us Up, Cheer Us On and Make Our Lives Complete

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Mark Donnelly Chrissy Donnelly Stefanie Adrian

From the Book jacket: She championed you through your years wearing braces and you calmed her nerves before her walk down the aisle. She advised you on what to wear to land your perfect job and you taught her how to get her newborn to sleep during a midnight phone call. Together you've dug through your backyard looking for pirate's treasure and dug through bargain bins during shopping outings; you've shared your secrets, doubts and dreams; and you look forward to conquering hot flashes together. You may have met her in kindergarten or at work, in a playgroup or on the Internet-but if she's cheered you up, cheered you on or lifted your spirit, Chicken Soup for the Girlfriend's Soul is the perfect tribute to that special friend. Whether she's your lunch companion, your sounding board, your confidant, or all of the above, she anchors you during life's storms and helps you revei in life's joys. With tales of finding friends in unexpected places, of strength during life's toughest challenges, and of forging lifelong bonds and memories, this book will tug at your heart and hers as you celebrate the unique spirit of female friendship. Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen, the #1 New York Times and USA Today Best-selling authors, have dedicated their lives to enhancing the personal and professional lives of others. Chrissy and Mark Donnelly are the coauthors of several New York Times Best-selling Chicken Soup for the Soul books. Stefanie Adrian is a freelance writer and editor.

Chicken Soup for the Girl's Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Patty Hansen Irene Dunlap

From Barbies to your first bra, from holding your teddy bear to slow-dancing with your first boyfriend, from knowing everyone in elementary school to trying to make new friends in middle school. . . . When dealing with these changes, it's no wonder preteen girls can freak out from time to time. Consider Chicken Soup for the Girl's Soul your survival guide! From reading the true experiences of other preteen girls, as well as women who've been there, you'll see that you're not the only one who feels clueless and insecure sometimes. You'll read about tough subjects, such as peer pressure, cliques, divorce, and loss, as well as fun "girls only" stories about friendship, embarrassing moments (these could take up an entire book!), body changes, and first crushes. These stories will make you laugh, cry, and realize that girl power is truly something to celebrate. You'll turn to this book again and again, whenever you need the advice only girls can give. Chicken Soup for the Girl's Soul is sure to be what a girl wants!

Chicken Soup for the Girl's Soul: Real Stories by Real Girls About Real Stuff

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Patty Hansen Irene Dunlap

One of the books of Chicken Soup series, this is an interesting book for teenage girls as well as their parents. Gives parents a peek into the lives of today's teenage girls.

Chicken Soup for the Golden Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Paul J. Meyer Barbara Russell Chesser Amy Seeger

Barbara Russell Chesser, Ph.D., Amy Seeger, and Paul J. Meyer join Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen in compiling Chicken Soup for the Golden Soul. This collection offers readers loving insights and wisdom--all centering on the prime of life. Contributors to this volume include Erma Bombeck, Ruth Stafford Peale, Tom Landry, Florence Littauer, Roy Rogers, and Max Lucado. Readers of all ages are sure to cherish this invaluable collection as a reminder that the soul of those young at heart is truly "golden." Divided into chapters on letting go, giving, learning, the lighter side, across the generations, overcoming obstacles, perspective, believing, living your dream, reminiscing, and ageless wisdom, this book celebrates the myriad joys of living and the wisdom that comes from having lived. Readers at every stage of life will turn to this book again and again for the timeless wisdom that will help them live their lives to the fullest.

Chicken Soup for the Golden Soul: Heartwarming Stories for People 60 and Over

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Paul J. Meyer Barbara Russell Chesser Amy Seeger

This collection offers readers loving insights and wisdom--all centering on the prime of life. Contributors to this volume include Erma Bombeck, Ruth Stafford Peale, Tom Landry, Florence Littauer, Roy Rogers and Max Lucado.

Chicken Soup for the Golfer's Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Mark Donnelly Chrissy Donnelly Jeff Aubery

Chicken Soup for the Golfer's Soul is a perfect gift for any golfing enthusiast, whether their drives land in the sand or on the green. This inspiring collection of stories from professionals, caddies and amateur golfers shares the memorable moments of the game--when, despite all odds, an impossible shot lands in the perfect position; when a simple game of golf becomes a lesson in life. Chapters include: sportsmanship, family, overcoming obstacles, perfecting the game and the nineteenth hole. This is a great read for any golfer, no matter what their handicap.

Chicken Soup for the Golfer’s Soul: 101 Stories of Insights, Inspiration and Laughter on the Links

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Mark Donnelly Chrissy Donnelly Jeff Aubery

Chicken Soup for the Golfer's Soul is a perfect gift for any golfing enthusiast, whether their drives land in the sand or on the green. This inspiring collection of stories from professionals, caddies and amateur golfers shares the memorable moments of the game--when, despite all odds, an impossible shot lands in the perfect position; when a simple game of golf becomes a lesson in life. Chapters include: sportsmanship, family, overcoming obstacles, perfecting the game and the nineteenth hole. This is a great read for any golfer, no matter what their handicap.

Chicken Soup for the Golfer's Soul The 2nd Round

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Mark Donnelly Chrissy Donnelly Jeff Aubery

Whether readers are relatively new to the game of golf or old hands with impressive handicaps, most golfers share an unbridled enthusiasm for the game as proven by the blockbuster success of the first Chicken Soup for the Golfer's Soul. Due to popular demand, the coauthors have compiled this follow-up filled with more stories to celebrate the foibles, feats, and famous people on the fairway. Written by professional and amateur golfers, caddies and weekend hackers, these stories reveal the most universal aspects of the game so many millions enjoy. With stories about sportsmanship, overcoming obstacles, connecting generations, and savoring each moment, this book is an entertaining read as well as a profound reminder for lessons learned both on and off the greens.

Chicken Soup for the Grandma's Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Leann Thieman

Whether you're a veteran grandma or a Nana-to-be, this collection of stories will warm your heart and make you laugh about the universal experiences of being a grandmother: the phone call that announces your baby will become a mom herself; the first time you hold the most beautiful grandson or granddaughter in the world; and the day you're on babysitting duty and realize that major issues are minor infractions best solved with love instead of lectures. This book celebrates the memories we make and the times we cherish with grandmothers: the women who can both spoil and be stern; who provide unconditional love and invaluable wisdom; and who can share sage advice while sharing an ice cream. Chicken Soup for the Grandma's Soul is the perfect thank you to grandmothers everywhere--those special women who enrich our lives with joy and love.

Chicken Soup for the Grandparent's Soul

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Meladee Mccarty Hanoch Mccarty

Today's grandparents aren't content to sit in their rockers doing needlepoint or whittling wood--modern grandparents are healthy and active. Grandma may be traveling the world, writing a book, or taking dance lessons and Grandpa might be camping with the grandkids, playing a golf tournament, or skydiving! Nana may have entered the family by marrying Grampa later in life, or Pop-Pop may be a beloved family friend who's always there when someone needs him. Families are finding that the meaning of "grandparent" has changed tremendously but that grandparents continue to be treasured members of our families. In this latest addition to the Chicken Soup family, children and grandchildren will relive memories of their parents and grandparents as they read stories of love, humor, and wisdom. Each touching tale will inspire them to make the most of the time they still have together and encourage them to seek deeper experiences. Grandparents will learn the value of their contributions and realize what an honored position they hold within their circle of loved ones. Every reader will gain a new appreciation of the benefits of a close and connected family.This is a perfect gift to show grandparents how much they are loved.

Chicken Soup for the Grandparent's Soul: Stories to Open the Hearts and Rekindle the Spirits of Grandparents

by Jack Canfield Mark Victor Hansen Meladee Mccarty Hanoch Mccarty

In this latest addition to the Chicken Soup family, children and grandchildren will relive memories of their parents and grandparents as they read stories of love, humor and wisdom.

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