“I have had the pleasure and blessing to hear Cindy speak in several different settings. In sharing her experiences
and beliefs, she easily lifts and motivates her audience. As a friend I can say that Cindy is the genuine article, daily living that of which she speaks.”
— Karen E Mohr
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Chicken Soup for the Soup, From Lemons to Lemonade Chicken Soup for the Soul, From Lemons to Lemonade, 101 Positive, Practical, and Powerful Stories about Making the Best of a Bad Situation.“From Lemons to Lemonade, from heartbreak to happiness, from victim to victorious...” In this compilation of inspiring stories, Cindy relates how she met a morning wrought with disaster head on not allowing bad luck, or a “swamp full of alligators” ruin her day. Cindy's story, “No food for Alligators” is the number one story in this book.”.
Chicken Soup for the Soul Angels Among Us Chicken Soup for the Soul, Angels Among Us,101 stories of Inspirational, Stories of Miracles, Faith, and Answered Prayers. “Nothing Less than Miraculous”, Cindy Charltonʼs amazing angel story.
Chicken Soup for the Soul The Power of Positive Thinking

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, a noted clergyman and the author of The Power of Positive Thinking, said “The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himself positive results.” The Little Engine said, “I think I can, I think I can, I know I can, I know I can.”

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Positive showcases everyday people with not so everyday challenges who, through their implementation of the Positive, overcame adversity; changed their lives; and powerfully impacted family, friends and strangers. Contributing author, Cindy Charlton, shares a time when her son was reeling from the impact of his mother's illness and his father's battle with cancer--too much for one little boy. Cindy chooses her words carefully, and uses her powerful love for him to bolster his self-confidence. Using a positive approach, she redirects her son and turns his anger and resentment into feelings of empowerment and accomplishment.

Chicken Soup for the Soul Chicken Soup for the Soul, Family Caregivers, 101 stories of Love, Sacrifice and Bonding, Cindy Charlton's “One in Million” story in this inspirational anthology is about the blessings of caregiverʼs journey.

“Progenitor Literary Journal” is an award winning publication produced through Arapahoe Community College in Littleton, Colorado. Cindy's story, My Left Breast, was selected to be part of this compilation, and is an inspirational account of her losses, and her triumphs. She tells how she has overcome adversity to raise her two children, single handedly and on prosthetic legs, and live life to its fullest.

inMotion Bloggin In Motion magazine article:“Reaching Out...through blogging” by Cindy Charlton.
Blogging is one of the tools Cindy uses to survive her triple limb loss and thrive. Through blogging Cindy connects to others who need her positive direction.

In Motion magazine article: “To Finish or Not to Finish (That is the Question)” by Cindy Charlton.
This article considers the pros and cons of having robotic legs or finished comesis legs.

In Motion, "In Our Own Words: Survivors"

In Motion magazine article: “In Our Own Words: Survivors” by Cindy Charlton.
January/February 2011,volume 21, issue 1. How this family became survivors through adversity.

Colorado UnLimbited Connection Amputee Support Team, CUCAST,
Caught Left-Handed
An article by Cindy, fall 2005, about the challenges of everyday situations without her right hand.

Happenstance Magazine
An article by Cindy, fall 2010, about heroic feelings and gratitude.
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“Christmas Magic” an article by Cindy, December 2010 about past and present magic of Christmas.
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“These Four Walls” an article by Cindy, January 2011 reflections of how four walls have held steadily through thick and thin.
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“What is it about Romance” an article by Cindy, February 2011, A psychic reading predicting romance causes soul seaching about body image and acceptance and gratitude.

Happenstance Magazine “Mother̓s Day Breakfast in Bed” May 2011, Cindy revisits a motherʼs day when gloom turns to glee.

Happenstance Magazine Cindy Charltonʼs article this month is about her dad, Claude Charlton. He is fondly remembered by his friends in Las Vegas and lovingly characterized in “The Tent”.