Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul on Tough Stuff: Stories of Tough Times and Lessons Learned

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Health Communications, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 343 pages
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This latest offering in the best-selling Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soulseries explores a host of challenges faced by today's teens. Within itspages teens will find portraits of life's complexities expressed from theviewpoint of their peers. Teen contributors share their thoughts and feelings ondifficult issues, ranging from poor self-image to thoughts of suicide, fromfamily discord to coping with the loss, from peer pressure to school violence.

Teens ranked stress as one of their top concerns (along with child abuse andSTDs). Oftentimes, the pressure can feel overwhelming, whether they involveworrying about an upcoming test, competition sports, family responsibilities,dating, or more extreme issues such as depression, suicide and school violence.

The first three volumes of the Teenage Soul series and the companionjournal illustrate the ongoing popularity of this series (unit sales exceed 11million). Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul on Tough Stuff and the Spring2001 release Teenage Soul Letters will undoubtedly follow suit as thenext best-sellers in a phenomenally popular series.

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I was going through a pretty tough time when I read this and not only did it help me through it but it also made me realize I'm wasn't alone in what I was feeling and going through! Read full review

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I really liked this book because of how many diffrent kind of stories there are and how many of the stories are true.I also like this book because of the diffrent kind of stories like on growing up ... Read full review

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Jack Canfield Jack Canfield earned his Bachelor's of Arts from Harvard and a Master's degree from the University of Massachusetts. he also has an honorary doctorate from the University of Santa Monica. Canfield has been a high school and university teacher, a workshop facilitator, a psychotherapist and a leading authority in the area of self esteem and personal development for approximately 30 years. Canfield is the founder and co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series, which has over 36 titles, 53 million copies in print and is translated into over 32 languages. He is the founder of Self Esteem Seminars in Santa Barbara, California, which trains entrepreneurs, educators, corporate leaders and employees in how to accelerate achievement. Canfield is also the founder of the Foundation for Self Esteem which provides self esteem resources and training for social workers, welfare recipients and Human Resource professionals. Some of his clients include Virgin Records, Sony Pictures, Merrill Lynch, Caldwell Banker, Federal Express, Bergen Brunswig Pharmaceuticals and the American Alzheimers Association. In 1987, Canfield was appointed by the California Legislature to the California Task Force to Promote Self Esteem and Personal and Social Responsibility. He is the co-founder of the National Association for Self Esteem, and a member of the association for Holistic Education, as well as the National Association for for Self Esteem, where he was also a past member of the Board of Trustees and the recipient of the 1993 National Leadership Award. He is also a member of the National Staff Development Council and the National Speakers Association. In 1989, Canfield was awarded the Certified Speaking Professional designation, an honor that is held by less than 5% of NSA's membership. In 1997, he was nominated by three of NSA's past presidents for the coveted CPAE designation. Canfield has appeared on such television shows as Oprah, The Today Show, 20/20, Eye to Eye, the NBC Nightly News and the BBC.

Mark Victor Hansen Mark Victor Hansen has been helping people reshape their personal vision of what's possible for themselves for over 26 years. Hansen's keynote messages of possibility and opportunity have helped create powerful changes in more than 2 million people in 38 countries. He has appeared on such as television shows as Oprah, CNN, Eye to Eye and The Today Show and been interviewed in Time, US News and World Report, USA Today, The New York Times and Entrepreneur Magazine. He is perhaps most well know for his position as co-editor for the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series of books. Hansen has been called one of the "Top 10 Greatest Motivational Speakers." He's been inducted into the highly acclaimed circle of Horatio Alger recipients because of the path his life has taken.

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