Laughing at Ourselves Instead of Crying

Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with your Chicken Soup for the Soul, and today I’m going to share a couple of stories from our latest humor collection, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Too Funny! This is our third collection of funny stories—and another bestseller for us, just like our previous humor books. No one is safe in these true stories— from spouses to parents to children to colleagues to friends. And some of the funniest stories involve self-deprecating humor, when our writers tell us about their hilarious mistakes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Start your days with inspiration and motivation from the best of Chicken Soup for the Soul and editor-in-chief Amy Newmark. There's nothing like learning from the personal, revealing stories of other people. Amy shares her favorite stories and the wisdom, advice, and easy-to-implement tips that thousands of people have shared in 25 + years of Chicken Soup for the Soul books. Tips and advice on Mondays and Wednesdays, and interviews with fascinating writers and influencers on Friend Fridays. It’s Chicken Soup for the Soul to go!