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How to Get Yourself Out There Running or Walking – Two Mind Tricks that Work

6/20/2018
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Hey, it’s Amy Newmark and today I want to share a couple of stories that may help you get your mind into getting back outdoors to get some exercise. It is summer after all, and there’s nothing like exercising outdoors – being able to move so freely versus working out in a gym or inside your home where it just feels different. I remember after I had back surgery, even though it was November, my doctor told me to start walking outdoors because it was better for my body to move freely outside...

Duration:00:10:38

Finding Love Through Spontaneity – Sometimes Taking a Risk Is the Path to Your Soul Mate

6/18/2018
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Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with some instant inspiration from Chicken Soup for the Soul. Today I’m going to share a couple of stories with you from our new book—Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Miracle of Love. You know we always talk about stepping outside your comfort zone, being spontaneous, and saying yes to new things, because it broadens your life and makes you happier, and that certainly holds true for finding love as well. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:18

FRIEND FRIDAY – How Dress for Success Works with Women All Over the World to Help Them Become Empowered

6/15/2018
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Hey, it’s Amy Newmark and it’s Friend Friday. Today I’m excited to introduce you to Joi Gordon, who is the CEO of Dress for Success Worldwide. Dress for Success is a wonderful nonprofit that helps women to support themselves and their families, and that’s why we are supporting them with royalties from Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Empowered Woman. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:24

Love at First Sight – It Really Does Happen

6/13/2018
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Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with a couple of my new favorite stories from Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Miracle of Love. So Love at First Sight is one of those movie or summer reading topics that we all enjoy, but does it really happen? Well, we have so many stories about love at first sight in our new book that we made a whole chapter for them, and I’m going to share a couple of them with you today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:58

The Quiet Way Dads Show Their Love

6/11/2018
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Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with a little Chicken Soup for the Soul inspiration for you during this Father’s Day week. With Father’s Day approaching, many of us are thinking about how we can show our dads we appreciate them, and we may also be thinking about the way they show us that they love us, which can be a little understated at times. Sometimes dads show they care in a more quiet way, not by saying “I love you” out loud. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:34

FRIEND FRIDAY – Fatherhood, Love and Destiny – A Filmmaker's Vision Becomes Reality in This Captivating Film for Father's Day

6/8/2018
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Hey, it’s Amy Newmark and it’s Friend Friday. Today I’m excited to introduce you to Tim Rouhana, a writer and director whose latest film is premiering in theaters across the country next Wednesday, June 13th, as the first in a series of Chicken Soup for the Soul special film events. Tim also happens to be the oldest of our four children, so this is a special event for the whole family. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:42

Love and Destiny – Meeting Mr. Right Again and Again and Again

6/6/2018
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Hey, it’s Amy Newmark and today I’m going to share two of my favorite stories from our new book, Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Miracle of Love. I’m amazed by how many stories we get from people who kept crossing paths with their future soul mates, over and over again, sometimes for decades, before finally meeting for real. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:09:24

When You Meet Your Soul Mate in Your Dreams – Destiny and Love

6/4/2018
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Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with some instant inspiration from Chicken Soup for the Soul. Today I’m going to share a couple of stories with you from our brand new book—Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Miracle of Love—which is filled with so much variety—because everyone has a different kind of story about how he or she found true love. That makes this book a lot of fun, and I’m looking forward to sharing some great stories with you over the next couple of months. Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:00:07:50

FRIEND FRIDAY – Tips for Talking to People with Disabilities from the Author of "More the Same than Different"

6/1/2018
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Hey, it’s Amy Newmark and it’s Friend Friday on the Chicken Soup for the Soul podcast. Today I’m going to introduce you to Lorraine Cannistra, who has cerebral palsy and writes about that for us often. She is a wheelchair ballroom dancer and has a new book out called More the Same than Different that helps us understand how to talk to people with disabilities, something that most of us can use some advice about. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:12

Stop Standing on the Sidelines – Get Back into Action Doing What You Love

5/30/2018
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Hey, it’s Amy Newmark and today concludes my month-long review of our new book, Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Empowered Woman. Next week we’re going to start talking about The Miracle of Love, which will be a fun topic as we head into summer reading! But let me finish the empowered woman topic with two fabulous stories, about women who had let their fears keep them on the sidelines, not participating in life, until they overcame them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:07:43

An Inside Look at a National Guard Soldier Deploying and Saying Goodbye to His Family

5/28/2018
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Hey, it’s Amy Newmark and it’s Memorial Day, so I want to share a story that really moved me, about Matthew Mawyer, an Army National Guard soldier who was serving in Kuwait when he wrote a story for a book we put out last May called Chicken Soup for the Soul: Military Families. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:55

FRIEND FRIDAY – Dancing without a Partner, Powering Through Dementia, with Alzheimer's Expert Deborah Shouse

5/25/2018
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Hey, it’s Amy Newmark and it’s Friend Friday on the Chicken Soup for the Soul podcast. I’m continuing our review of our new book Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Empowered Woman, which has created a lot of buzz and you can understand why, as it includes stories from women of all ages and all walks of life, discussing how they found their confidence, courage, and their true selves. Deborah Shouse, who is one of our regular writers, wrote a story for this book and we’re going to discuss that...

Duration:00:16:56

Standing Up for What's Right – It's Never Too Early to Start

5/23/2018
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Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with some instant inspiration for you from Chicken Soup for the Soul. We’ve been talking about parents finding their empowerment and being role models for their children, and we’ve talked about women standing up for what’s right, no matter how scary it is. Today I’m going to share a couple of stories from GIRLS who stood up for what was right—because you can’t start too early. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:54

Unplug and Spend Time with Real Living Breathing People

5/21/2018
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Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with some instant inspiration from Chicken Soup for the Soul. It’s almost Memorial Day weekend. So I think we should think about getting unplugged and spending some quality time with the people we love. To help out, let us revisit a terrific book we made a couple of years ago called Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Joy of Less. This book had a big influence on me, in terms of getting me to simplify my calendar, and my closets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:06:17

FRIEND FRIDAY – A Woman Powers Her Way Through the Engineering World… and Rescues Dogs on the Side

5/18/2018
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Hey, it’s Amy Newmark and it’s Friend Friday and we’re going to continue our tour of the empowered women in our latest book. Today we’re going to talk to Jenny Pavlovic, a Chicken Soup for the Soul contributor who I was always accustomed to thinking of as a big dog rescue person, until I read her story that we published in Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Empowered Woman and realized that she has a PhD in biomedical engineering and is a big deal engineer who started out in what was very much...

Duration:00:15:29

Sometimes You've Got to Do It Yourself – Empowered Mothers Being Role Models for Their Kids

5/16/2018
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Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with two more inspirational stories for you from our new book, one that’s creating quite a buzz--Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Empowered Woman. I love this book, because even if you’re already feeling pretty confident and courageous and happy with how you’re running your life, you can probably use even more of that feeling. There’s nothing like 101 stories from women supporting each other, sharing their most personal revealing stories and their best advice and wisdom...

Duration:00:06:42

Summer's Coming! How to Get Yourself into That Bathing Suit and Liking It

5/14/2018
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Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with some instant inspiration from Chicken Soup for the Soul, to help you get ready for summer, which means getting into that bathing suit… and liking it! Body image is a big problem for many of us, and I include myself, and it stinks when we let that interfere with us participating in fun activities with our families and friends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:08:04

FRIEND FRIDAY – The First Female TV Station Manager in Chicago Explains How She Did It

5/11/2018
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Hey, it’s Amy Newmark and it’s Friend Friday on the Chicken Soup for the Soul podcast. Today I’m going to introduce you to Elynne Chaplik Aleskow, who has had some very interesting life experiences, and always seems to be adding more to her list to write about for us. We’re going to talk to her today about how she was the first female TV station manager in Chicago, in a male world, and how she created a TV station from scratch. She wrote about this, and more, in our new book Chicken Soup...

Duration:00:15:50

When Moms Stand Up for What's Right Their Kids Are Changed Forever

5/9/2018
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Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with a couple of my new favorite stories from Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Amazing Mom. Today we’re going to talk about moms who stood up for what was right and taught their children a lesson that would never leave them. Because even when the kids don’t admit it, they’re listening and following the lead of their mothers, who may be their most important role models. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:06:38

There's Nothing Like Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone to Make You Feel Empowered

5/7/2018
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Today I want to talk about stepping outside your comfort zone and how good it makes you feel, whether it’s something little, like changing what you’re wearing or something big, like doing something terrifying. I’m going to share two stories from our new book, Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Empowered Woman, which will give you some ideas about how to spice up your own life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:07:24