“Chicken Soup For The Soul: 20th Anniversary Edition”

A few days ago, I had a terrible toothache and had to rush to my dentist for treatment. Writhing in agony, I kept thinking of just one thing. How important it was to take good care of my teeth. It underscored to me something that we tend to forget ever so often. Why do we so easily take so much for granted? How often we forget we are more fortunate than many others. That we should be thankful  for what we have. My teeth may not be the best but heck, at least I have teeth! I need to count my blessings. Continue reading ““Chicken Soup For The Soul: 20th Anniversary Edition””

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“Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Writers.”

As a writer there are times when you feel down, when you think you have run out of ideas and when you think things have become really tough since no one seems to be interested in your writing.  At times like this, what you could do with is some encouragement, some words of wisdom ( even if seemingly simple) , and the assurance that this is not happening only to you but to countless others in the world. It might change your perspective too when you realize that there are many facing far tougher situations than you are, or ever will. Continue reading ““Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Writers.””

“Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Writers”

Has something come up when you least expected it and done you a lot of good? This happened to me recently.

I got an opportunity to review, “Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Writers”: Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Amy Newmark & Susan M. Heim;  Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, 2013;  405 pp; $ 14.95. Continue reading ““Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Writers””