Chicken Soup for the Soul-Lifetime Catch

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Lifetime Catch

He was 11 years old and went fishing every chance he got from the dock at his family's cabin on an island in the middle of a New Hampshire lake. On the day before the bass season opened, he and his...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The package of life

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The package of life

Life comes in a package. This package includes happiness and sorrow, failure and success, hope and despair. Life is a learning process. Experiences in life teach us new lessons and make us a better...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Admire their glow

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Admire their glow

I looked at my beautiful Christmas tree and sighed. It was time. The New Year was a week old and my tree still stood in the corner of our room with its collection of memories proudly displayed in a...

The Story of Macaron

The Story of Macaron

Macaron is a romantic dessert from France, also known as almond and French cake. It is a French dessert made with egg white, almond powder, granulated sugar and icing and filled with fruit jam or...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Be yourself

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Be yourself

1. Don't worry about your self-image. We all have an image of ourselves, how we think we appear to others. It's usually wrong because we just don't know what other people think about us, and so it's...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Do It Today

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Do It Today

When I was superintendent of schools in Palo Alto, California, Polly Tyner, the president of our board of trustees, wrote a letter that was printed in the Palo Alto Times. Polly's son, Jim, had...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-What is success

Chicken Soup for the Soul-What is success

Your job is important and part of what defines you as who you are. However, in order to be truly successful in life you need to be balanced. After fifteen years in the Information Technology...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The cost of miracle

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The cost of miracle

Tess was a precocious eight-year-old girl when she heard her Mom and Dad talking about her little brother, Andrew. All she knew was that he was very sick and they were completely out of money. They...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The growth of trees

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The growth of trees

When I was growing up, I had an old neighbor named Dr. Gibbs. He didn't look like any doctor I'd ever known. He never yelled at us for playing in his yard. I remember him as someone who was a lot...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The 4 Wives

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The 4 Wives

There was a rich merchant who had 4 wives. He loved the 4th wife the most and adorned her with rich robes and treated her to delicacies. He took great care of her and gave her nothing but the best....

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The Secret of Life

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The Secret of Life

As the Lord God was creating the world he called upon his archangels. The Lord asked his archangels to help him decide where to put the Secret of Life. "Bury it in the ground," one angel replied....

Top 10 Classic Gourmet Snacks in China

Top 10 Classic Gourmet Snacks in China

Every country has unique flavor snacks, especially in the well-known food street. Street snacks have been trendy, so what are the hottest street snacks in China? I have compiled a list of the top...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The Blessed Dress

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The Blessed Dress

I got an engagement ring for Christmas. My boyfriend and I had been dating for almost a year and both felt the time was right to join our lives together in holy matrimony. The month of January was...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Grandpas bee

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Grandpas bee

A long time before I was born, my Grandma and grandpa moved into the house on Beechwood Avenue. They had a young family-of 4 little girls little girls Slept in the attic in a big feather was cold...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Flowers on the Bus

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Flowers on the Bus

We were a very motley crowd of people who took the bus every day that summer 3 years ago. During the early morning ride from the suburb, we sat drowsily with our collars up to our ears, a cheerless...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The Apple Tree

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The Apple Tree

A long time ago, there was a huge apple tree. A little boy loved to come and play around it every day. He climbed to the tree top, ate the apples, took a nap under the shadow… He loved the tree and...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Good heart

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Good heart

When I was growing up, I was embarrassed to be seen with my father. He was severely crippled and very short, and when we would walk together, his hand on my arm for balance, people would stare. I...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Joy in the Journey

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Joy in the Journey

If you have ever been discouraged because of failure, please read on. For often, achieving what you set out to do is not the important thing. Let me explain. Two brothers decided to dig a deep hole...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Soul and brick

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Soul and brick

A young and successful executive was traveling down a neighborhood street, going a bit too fast in his new Jaguar. He was watching for kids darting out from between parked cars and slowed down when...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Womens Tears

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Womens Tears

“ Why are you crying?” he asked his Mom. “ Because I’m a woman.” she told him. “ I don’t understand,” he said. His Mom just hugged him and said, “ And you never will” ... Later the little boy asked...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-A Pair of Socks

Chicken Soup for the Soul-A Pair of Socks

One fine afternoon I was walking along Fifth Avenue, when I remembered that it was necessary to buy a pair of socks. I turned into the first sock shop that caught my eye, and a boy clerk who could...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Cost of Love

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Cost of Love

For washing the car.$5.00 For making my own bed this week.$1.00 Going to the provision shop$0.50 Playing with little sister ..$0.25 Taking out the rubbish..$1.00 Getting a good report card..$5.00...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-A Friend in Need

Chicken Soup for the Soul-A Friend in Need

Brownie and Spotty were neighbor dogs who met every day to play together. Like pairs of dogs you can find in most any neighborhood, these two loved each other and played together so often that they...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-A Boy and His Tree

Chicken Soup for the Soul-A Boy and His Tree

A long time ago, there was a huge apple tree. A little boy loved to come and play around it every day. He climbed to the tree top, ate the apples, took a nap under the shadow… He loved the tree and...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-A Christmas gift

Chicken Soup for the Soul-A Christmas gift

Recently divorced, I was in my 20s, had no job and was on my way downtown to go the rounds of the employment offices. I had no umbrella, for my old one had fallen apart, and I could not afford...

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-11

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-11

1. Don't go for looks;they can deceive. Don't go for wealth;even that fades away. Go for someone who makes you smile because it takes only a smile to make a dark day seem bright. 2. Sometimes things...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Huge shoes

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Huge shoes

A friend talked about his familys great-aunt, life never wore comfortable shoes, walked up and down in huge shoes. Son the younger generation if you ask her, she will say: "shoe sizes are the same...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-A spider and three

Chicken Soup for the Soul-A spider and three

After the rain,a difficult spider to the wall has been fragmented network, due to damp walls,it must climb the height, it will fall, which one to climb, repeatedly falling and… No. a person to see,...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Applause

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Applause

I still remember that performance. The audience confirmed my effort with their thunderous applause. All the details of practicing before the show came into my mind. I was wearing a smile on the...

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-10

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-10

1. The best way to predict the future is to create it. 2. When you finally get your own happiness, you will understand the previous sadness is a kind of treasure, which makes you better to hold and...

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-09

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-09

1. Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it, the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me. 2. Be strong but not rude. Be kind but not weak. Be...

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-08

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-08

1. When life puts you in tough situations, don't say "why me", say "try me". 2. Luck is what happens when prepapration meets opportunity. 3. Don't limit your challenges. Chanllenge your limits. 4....

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-07

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-07

1. Count your blessings, not your trouble 2. You’ll make it through whatever comes along 3. Within you are so many answers. Understand , have courage be strong 4. Don’t put limits on yourself 5. So...

9 Makeup Tips Every Woman Should Know

9 Makeup Tips Every Woman Should Know

Simple tips can save us not only time but money! It's up to each individual to decide whether to wear makeup, to "color" yourself completely once a day, to keep yourself to a minimum, or not to use...

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-01

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-01

1. Great minds have purpose, others have wishes. 2. Being single is better than being in an unfaithful relationship. 3. If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere. 4....

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-02

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-02

1. Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. 2. Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. 3. A guy who...

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-03

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-03

1. When there’s no expectation, losing won’t bring hurt, gaining makes you surprised. 2. Sometimes your plans don’t work out because God has better ones. 3. How much truth of heart in one’s life is...

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-04

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-04

1. Sweat is the lubricant of success. 2. If you are doing your best,you will not have to worry about failure. 3. Energy and persistence conquer all things. 4. Bravery never goes out of fashion. 5....

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-05

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-05

  1. Every noble work is at first impossible. 2. We improve ourselves by victories over ourselves. There must be contests, and we must win. 3. Giving is a reward in itself. 4. Never...

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-06

Motivational Quotes’ Collection-06

1. Don't try so hard, the best things come when you least expect them to. 2. Man struggles upwards; water flows downwards. 3. One needs 3 things to be truly happy living in the world: some thing to...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Life struggle

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Life struggle

Once upon a time in a land far far away, there was a wonderful old man who loved everything. animals, spiders, insects... One day while walking through the woods the nice old man found a cocoon of a...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Dream

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Dream

I have a friend named Monty Roberts who owns a horse ranch in San Sedro. he has let me use his house to put on fund-raising events to raise money for youth at risk programs. The last time I was...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Brick

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Brick

A young and successful executive was traveling down a neighborhood street, going a bit too fast in his new jaguar. he was watching for kids darting out from between parked cars and slowed down when...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-How poor we are

Chicken Soup for the Soul-How poor we are

One day a rich father took his young son on a trip to the country with the firm purpose to show him how poor people can be. They spent a day and night in the farm of a very poor family. When they...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The Shoe Tacks

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The Shoe Tacks

The hardworking blacksmith Jones used to work all day in his shop and so hard working was he that at times he would make the sparks fly from his hammer. The son of Mr. Smith, a rich neighbor, used...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The Greatest Gift

Chicken Soup for the Soul-The Greatest Gift

It was Christmas 1961. I was teaching in a small town in Ohio where my twenty seven third graders eagerly anticipated the great day of gifts giving.   Each day the children produced some new...

Stinky tofu, the dominant snack in China

Stinky tofu, the dominant snack in China

Stinky tofu is a popular snack for many people, and its preparation and taste vary greatly across the country. Of these, Changsha and Nanjing are very famous for their stinky tofu. Stinky tofu from...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Are you rich?

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Are you rich?

It was Thanksgiving morning and in the crowded kitchen of my small home I was busy preparing the traditional Thanksgiving turkey when the doorbell rang. I opened the front door and saw two small...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Big Rocks

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Big Rocks

One day, an expert in time management was speaking to a group of students and, to drive home a point, used an illustration those students will never forget.   As he stood in front of the group...

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Three travelers

Chicken Soup for the Soul-Three travelers

When the three travelers went out in the morning, a traveler carried an umbrella, and another traveller took a cane, and the third travelers did not take anything.   Returning home at night,...