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Jack Canfield


Born
in Fort Worth, Texas, The United States
August 19, 1944

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Jack Canfield is an American motivational speaker and author. He is best known as the co-creator of the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" book series, which currently has over 124 titles and 100 million copies in print in over 47 languages. According to USA Today, Canfield and his writing partner, Mark Victor Hansen, were the top-selling authors in the United States in 1997.

Canfield received a BA in Chinese History from Harvard University and a Masters from University of Massachusetts. He has worked as a teacher, a workshop facilitator, and a psychotherapist.

Canfield is the founder of "Self Esteem Seminars" in Santa Barbara, and "The Foundation for Self Esteem" in Culver City, California. The stated mission of Self Esteem Seminars is to train ent
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[copy] Taking 100% Responsibility for Your Life

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[image error]If you want to be successful, you have to take 100% responsibility for everything that you experience in your life. This includes the level of your achievements, the results you produce, the quality of your relationships, the state of your health and physical fitness, your income, your debts, your feelings—everything! This is not easy.


In fact, most of us have be

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“Don't worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don't even try.”
Jack Canfield, Chicken Soup for the Soul

“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.”
Jack Canfield

“And so I wait. I wait for time to heal the pain and raise me to me feet once again - so that I can start a new path, my own path, the one that will make me whole again.”
Jack Canfield, Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II

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