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Chicken Soup for the Soul with Amy Newmark

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Start your days with inspiration and motivation from the best of Chicken Soup for the Soul and editor-in-chief Amy Newmark. There's nothing like learning from the personal, revealing stories of other people. Amy shares her favorite stories and the wisdom, advice, and easy-to-implement tips that thousands of people have shared in 25 years of Chicken Soup for the Soul books. Tips and advice on Mondays and Wednesdays, and interviews with fascinating writers and influencers on Friend Fridays. It's Chicken Soup for the Soul to go!

Start your days with inspiration and motivation from the best of Chicken Soup for the Soul and editor-in-chief Amy Newmark. There's nothing like learning from the personal, revealing stories of other people. Amy shares her favorite stories and the wisdom, advice, and easy-to-implement tips that thousands of people have shared in 25 years of Chicken Soup for the Soul books. Tips and advice on Mondays and Wednesdays, and interviews with fascinating writers and influencers on Friend Fridays. It's Chicken Soup for the Soul to go!

Location:

New York, NY

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Start your days with inspiration and motivation from the best of Chicken Soup for the Soul and editor-in-chief Amy Newmark. There's nothing like learning from the personal, revealing stories of other people. Amy shares her favorite stories and the wisdom, advice, and easy-to-implement tips that thousands of people have shared in 25 years of Chicken Soup for the Soul books. Tips and advice on Mondays and Wednesdays, and interviews with fascinating writers and influencers on Friend Fridays. It's Chicken Soup for the Soul to go!

Language:

English


Episodes

What Kids Really Want for Christmas

11/20/2020
Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with your Chicken Soup for the Soul inspiration from our brand-new book, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Is in the Air. This is such a fun collection of stories but filled with deeper meaning too—like today’s stories, which show us what really matters at Christmastime when you dig down deep, and it’s not toys or the latest video game or money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:43

There’s No Better Time to Confront Your Fears than When You’re Older

11/18/2020
Hey, it’s Amy Newmark and today I’m going to share two of my favorite stories, from our new bestseller, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Age Is Just a Number. I love these stories because they’re about one of the most important things I think you can do when you get older, in order to keep feeling younger, and that is to try new things and confront your fears. When you step outside your comfort zone and challenge yourself with new sports or traveling, or even something easier like new foods,...

Duration:00:08:04

Six Tips to Help Preteens Figure Out Who They Are and Who They Want to Become

11/16/2020
Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with your Chicken Soup for the Soul, and today I’m going to introduce you to a new book. I know that many of you remember Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul, which came out about 20 years ago and helped millions of kids get through those preteen years when so much is starting to change for them. So we decided to put together a new book for preteens, one with different stories and with some fun quizzes and inspirational quotes mixed in. We designed it like a magazine...

Duration:00:10:31

Receiving Help During Tough Times During the Holidays

11/13/2020
Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with a little Chicken Soup for the Soul inspiration for you, and today I’m sharing two stories from our new bestseller, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Is in the Air. The whole holiday thing is a loaded topic, what with the pandemic leading to unemployment and failed businesses and so much grieving, but then there are the children and the fact that families want to make the holidays as joyous and special as possible for them. That’s why we’re sharing royalties from...

Duration:00:10:11

You’re Never Too Old to Find Love

11/11/2020
Hey, it’s Amy Newmark and I’ve got a new book to talk about today, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Age Is Just a Number. Life begins again at 60, right? Well, it does if you have the right attitude. You can downsize and enjoy the freedom of less stuff, you can start a new business or volunteer or change jobs, you can pursue the passions and sports you’ve always wanted to, you can try new things—which is one of my favorite ways to keep yourself feeling youthful and dynamic. And you can find...

Duration:00:07:50

When Dreams Intervene Just in Time

11/9/2020
Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with your Chicken Soup for the Soul, and today I’m sharing two stories from our new book, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Listen to Your Dreams. I really believe that you can use your dreams as a kind of GPS for navigating your life. They’re worth listening to, because they can make a big difference in your relationships, your career, your health, and your overall happiness. And sometimes our dreams act like an early warning system, too. Maybe they’re not really warning us,...

Duration:00:09:46

FRIEND FRIDAY – Rod Lurie, Director of This Summer's #1 Movie, The Outpost

11/6/2020
Hey, it’s Amy Newmark and it’s Friend Friday on the Chicken Soup for the Soul podcast. Our guest today is Rod Lurie, the director of this summer’s #1 pay per view movie, The Outpost. Rod Lurie is a West Point graduate and former Air Defense Artillery officer in the US Army. After his time in service he worked as an entertainment reporter and film critic. He then transitioned into film making by writing and directing his first feature film Deterrence, which is a political thriller. Rod also...

Duration:00:19:45

Cats Turned Healthcare Workers

11/4/2020
Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with a little Chicken Soup for the Soul inspiration for you from our latest bestseller, Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Cats. You know how some people think that cats are aloof or just take care of themselves? Well the stories in this book prove otherwise. They show how cats are our confidants, our true friends, our role models for how to live in the moment, and sometimes even our heroes. Like when they intuitively know how to be the best healthcare providers...

Duration:00:11:42

When Dogs Pull Off Miracles

11/2/2020
Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with your Chicken Soup for the Soul and today I want to share a couple of stories from our new bestseller, Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Dogs. We called the book The Magic of Dogs because our dogs really do bring magic into our lives. If we rescued them, they always rescue us back. They are our confidants, loyal friends, heroic defenders, and our role models for living in the moment. And sometimes they are completely surprising too, as in the two stories I’m...

Duration:00:08:38

FRIEND FRIDAY - Joy Jones Brings Back the Joy of Jumping Rope No Matter Your Age

10/30/2020
Hey, it’s Amy Newmark and it’s Friend Friday on the Chicken Soup for the Soul podcast. Today I’m talking to Joy Jones, an author in many formats—for kids, teens, adults, and plays—a motivational speaker, and the founder of DC Retro Jumpers, which is a multigenerational double Dutch team in Washington, DC. In 2018, DC Retro Jumpers served as cultural ambassadors to Russia. Joy also has a new book out for middle grade readers, about family bonding and getting fit together through Double Dutch....

Duration:00:14:21

How to Get the Most from Your Life with a Dog

10/28/2020
Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with a little Chicken Soup for the Soul inspiration for you, and today I’m wrapping up our tour of our latest bestselling book of dog stories, Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Dogs. There truly is something magical about dogs—their natural joy, resilience, and protectiveness are so often combined with affection, intuition, courage, and a lot of intelligence. They keep us company, act as our therapists, provide unconditional love, and share in the ups and downs of...

Duration:00:11:41

When Neighbors Decorate for Everyone at Christmastime

10/26/2020
Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with your Chicken Soup for the Soul inspiration from our brand-new book, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Is in the Air. This is such a fun collection of stories but filled with deeper meaning too—like today’s stories, which delve into the real meaning of Christmas and community and doing for others and all the non-materialistic fun stuff that comes along with the holidays. I know it’s still early in the season, but this will get you in the spirit for decorating in...

Duration:00:08:34

When a Dog Knows That It’s Meant to Be with You

10/23/2020
Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with your Chicken Soup for the Soul inspiration, and today I want to talk about dogs and destiny, because sometimes a dog is absolutely destined to be yours. We all know about the magic of adopting dogs from shelters, or when dogs just appear at your home… and make themselves at home. It’s always such a great fit. We have lots of stories along these lines in our new book, Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Dogs, but today I’m going to share two with you that I...

Duration:00:06:56

When Your Sleeping Dreams Help You Realize Your Waking Dreams

10/21/2020
Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with your Chicken Soup for the Soul and today I want to share a couple of stories from Chicken Soup for the Soul: Listen to Your Dreams. This is our third book about dreams and how you can use them as a kind of GPS for navigating your life. I’m constantly amazed at just how useful dreams are. They can reveal so much about what our subconscious is trying to tell us, things that we’re too busy to listen to during our waking hours. When you do listen, it can be life...

Duration:00:09:19

The Natural Generosity of Children at Christmastime

10/19/2020
Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with a little Chicken Soup for the Soul inspiration for you from our brand-new book, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Is in the Air. I know it seems early to be talking about Christmas! But the book went on sale last week, believe it or not. So I waited a whole week to start talking about it! And I’m going to ease you into the holiday season by focusing on something you’re going to like—with two stories that illustrate the natural generosity of children at...

Duration:00:08:52

FRIEND FRIDAY - Dr. Mark Goulston on How to Recover from Psychological Trauma

10/16/2020
Hey, it’s Amy Newmark and it’s Friend Friday on the Chicken Soup for the Soul podcast. Today I’m talking to Dr. Mark Goulston, a psychiatrist who is also a business advisor, consultant, coach, speaker, and author. He also hosts a mental health podcast and is quoted frequently in major media, including The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Newsweek, Time, CNN, and the TODAY show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:20

When Dogs Rise to the Occasion and Find Their Purpose

10/14/2020
Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with a little Chicken Soup for the Soul inspiration for you, and today I want to share a couple of stories about those magical beings, dogs. Don’t you sometimes wish that everyone could be as pure of heart as a dog, as willing to help, as caring and intuitive? That’s why our latest book filled with dog stories is called Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Dogs, and today I’m going to share two stories that just might make you see a dog as your role model. Learn more...

Duration:00:10:46

How to Get the Most from Your Life with a Cat

10/12/2020
Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with your Chicken Soup for the Soul and today I’ve got stories for you from Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic of Cats. There’s truly something magical about cats, isn’t there? Their elegance, confidence, resilience, and independence are so often combined with affection, intuition, courage, and just plain smarts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:12:55

FRIEND FRIDAY – Kristin Sunanta Walker Discusses Mental Health Resources for Everyone on Her Podcast Network

10/9/2020
Hey, it’s Amy Newmark and it’s Friend Friday on the Chicken Soup for the Soul podcast. Our guest today is Kristin Sunanta Walker, the founder and CEO of the only podcast network that we know of that focuses solely on mental health, with more than 90 podcasts hosted there. Like the authors in Chicken Soup for the Soul books, each podcaster has a story and they not only bravely share their mental health struggles, they each create a loving and safe space for others to do so as well. It is the...

Duration:00:18:24

When a Dream Has a Divine Purpose You'd Better Listen

10/7/2020
Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with your Chicken Soup for the Soul and today I want to share a couple of stories about dreams—and how you’d better listen when a dream is trying to tell you something… because dreams can act as an important GPS for navigating your life. Sometimes, it’s just your subconscious getting your attention while you’re sleeping. It tells you things you already know… but are too busy to focus on during your waking hours. And then sometimes there are those dreams that are pretty...

Duration:00:08:15