Friday, September 4, 2009

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times, Tougher People by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen & Amy Newmark


Description from book;
Inspiration, hope, and support for overcoming adversity, pulling together, making do with less, facing challenges, and finding new joys in a simpler life.
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times, Tough People will encourage, inspire, and support you through all types of difficult situations, whether financial, health-related, family or personal issues. Read 101 personal stories from real people about meeting their challenges:
* downsizing and enjoying a simpler life
* finding the silver lining in layoffs and other economic troubles
* living with illness and disability
* surviving natural disasters
* grief and healing
* the value of family and friends
* and 10 bonus stories about using faith to pull through


My take on the book selection;
I was utterly captivated from the first story. There were so many I could connect with, and in so many different situations. I had an array of emotions, but mostly compassion. The stories I couldn't connect to, I felt I learned from. Example; I love the term "staycation." When low on funds, and needing a break, tour things in your city, such as National parks, or a museum. You'd be surprised how uplifting it can make you, and you don't have to leave home. Where most vacations are costly, and far from home. I recommend you read the book, you may be as moved as I am.

©2009

3 comments:

  1. My husband and I have had a couple "staycations" but we never thought to call them that at the time. My co-worker did recently though and it sounded so fun, lol! I love the Chicken Soup for the Soul Books!

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  2. All of these books really touch my heart...I haven't heard of this one though.

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  3. sounds like nice stories

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