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About Amy Newmark

Amy Newmark is the author, editor-in-chief, and publisher of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, a second career she began at 50 after decades on Wall Street and in technology industry. Most importantly, she’s a wife, mother of four, and grandmother of three… so far. Connect with Amy at amy@chickensoupforthesoul.com. To see her work visit www.chickensoup.com.
Latest Posts | By Amy Newmark
You Have Permission to Remove Toxic People from Your Life
1 month ago

You Have Permission to Remove Toxic People from Your Life

By  •  Lifestyle

One of my favorite Chicken Soup for the Soul stories is by Georgia Shaffer, who wrote about what happened when a “friend” drove her to chemo one day. Her friend spent the entire 50-minute drive relating painful stories about the people…
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Why You Should Indulge in Those Little Luxuries
3 months ago

Why You Should Indulge in Those Little Luxuries

By  •  Lifestyle

If you’re like me, you’ve spent most of your life doing for others, whether that was your family, your job, or your friends. You probably put yourself at the bottom of your to-do list way too often. And I bet you save the nice things for other people…
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Start the New Year Off Right by Decluttering Your Home
4 months ago

Start the New Year Off Right by Decluttering Your Home

By  •  Lifestyle

Do you have too much stuff? Do you feel like your possessions own you, and not the other way around? There’s something so liberating about cleaning out those overstuffed closets, cupboards, and storage spaces! And what better time…
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There’s No Better Time to Confront Your Fears Than After 60
4 months ago

There’s No Better Time to Confront Your Fears Than After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

Do you want to feel empowered? Energetic? Self-confident? One way to do that is by trying new things and confronting your fears. When you step outside your comfort zone and challenge yourself with a new sport, a new technology…
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You’re Never Too Old to Find Love
5 months ago

You’re Never Too Old to Find Love

By  •  Dating

Life begins again at 60, right? Well, it does if you have the right attitude and know that age is just a number. You can downsize and enjoy the freedom of less stuff; you can start a new business or volunteer; you can pursue long deferred dreams…
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