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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times, Tough People

101 Stories about Overcoming the Economic Crisis and Other Challenges

You’ll find support in these 101 stories of 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

Photograph by Derek Smith

Jack Canfield is the co-creator of the Chicken soup for the Soul® series, which includes 40 New York Times bestsellers. He is a leader in the field of personal transformation, peak performance and human potential and is the Chief Executive Officer of The Canfield Training Group, President of Self-Esteem Seminars and Founder and Chairman of the Board of The Foundation for Self-Esteem. Jack has conducted intensive personal and professional development seminars for more than 1,000,000 people worldwide. An internationally renowned corporate trainer, keynote speaker, and popular radio and TV talk show guest, he lives in Santa Barbara, California.

 Mark Victor Hansen is a co-founder of Chicken Soup for the Soul.

Photograph by Susan Morrow

Amy Newmark is author, editor-in-chief, and publisher of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series.
 

  • Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul (June 16, 2009)
  • Length: 414 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781935096351