Redemption After Big Mistakes – Meet the New You

Hey, it’s Amy Newmark with your Chicken Soup for the Soul and today’s inspiration and advice come from Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times Won't Last But Tough People Will. One of the topics we cover in the book is redemption—and how it’s possible to come back from a big mistake or self-destructive behavior and become a new better version of yourself. In a dramatic example of that, let me share John Apel’s story with you. 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!