Jack Canfield was born on August 19, 1944. Jack is a motivational speaker and an author.

He is a supporter of “The Secret” and appeared in the movie as well. He lives and practices the LOA in his daily life. He enjoys many hobbies such as; tennis, travelling, skiing, jogging, playing pool, reading, and playing guitar.

Mr. Canfield completed high school in 1962 from the Linsly Military School in West Virginia. In 1966 he earned his Bachelor of Arts in the history of Chinese from Harvard. Mr. Canfield went on to earn a MED from a Massachusetts University in 1973. He has been twice married, first to Georgia Lee Noble on September 9, 1978. This marriage gave him one son which they named Christopher. This marriage unfortunately ended in late 1999. Mr. Canfield married his second wife; Inga Marie Mahoney on July 4, 2001.

Jack is best known for being the co-author of a series of books called “Chicken Soup For The Soul”, which as of 2008 had almost two hundred titles. Further, these books are now available in forty languages. In July 2004, Mr. Canfield established a members only leadership group. This group of individuals is influential in the field of developing one’s overall life using LOA concepts. The members of the group meet twice a year to exchange ideas, unite,share thoughts and experiences with each other and to boost the member’s success and involvement in the world around them.

Jack’s book “Success Principals” was published in 2005. The “Success Principals” is a diagram for anyone determined to attain their professional and personal dreams and goals. The “Success Principles” touches every factor of our lives; The “Success Principles” offer sixty-four no-nonsense and stimulating doctrines to get any individual from where they are to where ever they choose to be.

As mentioned previously Mr. Canfield has appeared in “The Secret” DVD in 2006 and shared his thoughts regarding the power of positive thinking as well as pointers for attaining victory in one’s life.

In 2008 he published his book the “Success Principals For Teens.” This book followed on the lines of the “Success Principals” book he wrote a few years earlier but was geared toward helping motivate teenagers envision and accomplish their desires and dreams. The book was written in a friendly and informative manner that any teen can grasp and appreciate.

Jack Canfield has been seen on several TV talk shows such as 20/20, PBS, Oprah Winfrey and the BBC plus several more. Jack Canfield has created many seminars on self esteem and he is instrumental in the creation of the self-esteem foundation.

In total Jack has written nineteen different motivational books and has numerous Teleseminars available for those determined to change their life and embrace their dreams to their full potential.

Jack Canfield has studied and lived his belief for going on thirty years now and it doesn’t look like stopping anytime soon.

Source by Zack Alderhurst