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Chicken Soup for the Soul

A Military Mom Honors Fallen Son by Comforting Others

HooplaHa | Posted 05.22.2015 | Good News

Ida founded Butterfly Circle of Friends, a nonprofit in her hometown of Spotswood, NJ, to help those in need in the local community and worldwide. Her biggest goal is to help families who have also lost children to find hope and healing in their life.

How I Use Stories in My Business

Kate Wan | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Kate Wan

Telling your story in business is a current trend in growing your leadership and your brand. Instead of using outdated selling techniques, storytelling addresses the "why" and "what" to draw people in.

Prom Dress Shopping With Two Months To Live

Marisa Bardach Ramel | Posted 05.01.2015 | Women
Marisa Bardach Ramel

I looked down at my car keys, swinging from their red lanyard. It was February. No one goes prom dress shopping in February. But when everyone went in March and April, she'd be dead.

A Commuter Love Story: Romance Across the Aisle

HooplaHa | Posted 04.06.2015 | Good News

After commuting together and watching one another from afar for nearly two months, Susan finally worked up the nerve to end the mystery and asked to share a seat next to John. The two formed an instant connection and have been married ever since.

A Triple Amputee's Dream Wedding Brings Community Together

HooplaHa | Posted 05.23.2015 | Good News

Marine Corporal Juan Dominguez lost both legs and his right arm in an explosion in 2010 while serving in Afghanistan. On April 27, 2013, the community of Temecula, California came together to give Juan and his bride Alexis their dream wedding.

Woman's Newfound Talent Helps Overcome Addiction

HooplaHa | Posted 05.16.2015 | Good News

In this week's Chicken Soup For The Soul Moment, you'll meet Candyce, a former addict who never thought she would one day be an artist.

Chicken Soup for the Entertainment Lawyer's Soul

Stacy Slotnick | Posted 05.13.2015 | Entertainment
Stacy Slotnick

Entertainment law is glamorous and show business is seductive, but as one of my mentors cautiously noted, "Remember to use the glamour wisely."

UN Foundation Program Empowers Girls Across The Globe

HooplaHa | Posted 04.11.2015 | Impact

In this week's addition of Chicken Soup For The Soul moments we bring you an organization that is helping shape our future generation.

Mexican Immigrant Goes From The Hood To Harvard And Beyond

HooplaHa | Posted 04.04.2015 | Impact

In this week's Chicken Soup For The Soul Moment we bring you Cesar Cruz, a man who never gives up. Cesar is the first Mexican immigrant male to attend Harvard University's Graduate School of Education in the Doctoral Program for Educational Leadership.

Bring Your Prized Possessions Back to Life At This Pop-Up Repair Shop

HooplaHa | Posted 03.30.2015 | Impact

In this week's installment of "Chicken Soup For The Soul Moments," old and sometimes hidden treasures can come back to life. The Pop-Up Repair Shop was opened to reduce the use-and-discard cycle of consumer goods.

Special Olympic Athlete Inspires All With His Triumphant Story

HooplaHa | Posted 03.24.2015 | Impact

This week's Chicken Soup For The Soul Moment is about a boy who inspires through his participation in the Special Olympics. Ian Shepherd participates in the Special Olympics not only for himself but to help inspire and teach other athletes.

Comic Book Artist Draws From Passion to Rescue Dogs

HooplaHa | Posted 03.11.2015 | Good News

Matt is a comic book creator, and animal activist from Rockaway, NY. He and his wife are dedicated animal rescuers who are fiercely passionate about giving abused dogs and cats a loving home.

The Spirit of Christmas

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger Sometimes I think that I'm actually two people. One of me is relentlessly pragmatic, reasonable,...

Chicken Soup for the Entrepreneur's Soul

Matt Douglas | Posted 12.15.2013 | Small Business
Matt Douglas

A few weeks ago, I had a meeting with that was supposed to be uneventful, but it left a lasting impression. The meeting was with the CEO of a small co...

A Working Mom's Twist on Chicken Soup for the Soul

Kerry Lyons | Posted 11.24.2013 | Parents
Kerry Lyons

The warm steam from the broth alone seems to have healing powers, conjuring up feelings of comfort and joy. These are the feelings I want to create for my family when I make chicken soup. Comfort and joy.

Leadership With Love

Larry Ross | Posted 04.21.2013 | Books
Larry Ross

Just as Billy Graham's influence and impact transcends religious, racial and political boundaries, so does the list of contributors to this volume as they reveal and confirm his place in history.

Furlough From Heaven

Lawrence D. Elliott | Posted 03.16.2013 | Books
Lawrence D. Elliott

Before the day arrives when I walk through those pearly gates for the first time, I'd like to say something to all of the angels from my life, as well as to those who spend their hard-earned money and valuable time just to read my stories: Thank you.

Over Half Americans Believe In Miracles

David Briggs | Posted 12.30.2012 | Religion
David Briggs

Even as more people appear to be turning away from organized religion, a new study finds that the number of Americans who definitely believe in religious miracles increased 22 percent in the past two decades.

Lucky Diamond - The Puppy Love of My Life Has Passed Away

Wendy Diamond | Posted 06.12.2012 | New York
Wendy Diamond

Lucky has been Wendy's muse and close canine companion since the day they met. Her underdog journey wasn't easy at the start, but has certainly been a trail of love and service the entire way.

10 Best-Selling Books That Were Originally Rejected

Posted 12.06.2011 | Books

From Flavorwire Anyone who has ever wanted to work in a creative field, be it writing, painting or playing music has been told they’d better deve...

How Celebs Turn Into Bookworms

Woman | Posted 08.03.2011 | Books

HARRY POTTER star Emma Watson was snapped this week clutching a copy of the best-selling self-help book A 3rd Helping Of Chicken Soup For The Soul. ...

Tithing: Sharing God's Abundance

BJ Gallagher | Posted 07.23.2011 | Religion
BJ Gallagher

Tithing was something I had wanted to do for a long time, but I was afraid -- afraid I would not have enough money to meet my needs, afraid of financial insecurity.

Mark Victor Hansen says U R the Solution (AUDIO)

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeff Rivera

He is co-author of the biggest selling book series of all time. Bigger than Twilight, yes, even bigger than Harry Potter. And although Mark Victor H...

(Home)sick Chicken Soup: Sancocho

Pascale Boucicaut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Pascale Boucicaut

During my travels I enjoyed Sancochos, stews of protein and root vegetables that can be found in many parts of the Caribbean but that are especially delicious in Colombia.

The Star-Maker: Rick Frishman of Planned TV Arts

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeff Rivera

PRESS PLAY Mark Victor Hansen, Nicholas Sparks and Jack Canfield -- You've heard their names but do you know the man behind the men? The name is Rick ...