Don't Sweat the Small Stuff and It's All Small Stuff: Simple Ways to Keep the Little Things From Taking Over Your Life

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Hachette Books, Jan 16, 1997 - Business & Economics - 272 pages
"Don't Sweat the Small Stuff . . . and it's all small stuff" is a book that shows you how to keep from letting the little things in life drive you crazy. In thoughtful and insightful language, author Richard Carlson reveals ways to calm down in the midst of your incerdibly hurried, stress-filled life. You can learn to put things in perspective by making the small daily changes he suggests, including advice such as "Think of your problems as potential teachers"; "Remember that when you die, your 'in' box won't be empty"; and "Do one thing at a time." You should try to live in the present moment, let others have the glory at times, and lower your tolerance to stress. You can write down your most stubborn positions and see if you can soften them, learn to trust your intuitions, and live each day as if it might be your last. With gentle, supportive suggestions, Dr. Carlson reveals ways to make your actions more peaceful and caring, with the added benefit of making your life more calm and stress-free.

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User Review  - CADreaming - Christianbook.com

I Love this book! There's Lots of common sense, insight, and words to live by; it's very easy to read, once you start reading it you just can't stop! I really enjoyed the writer's take on life and recommend this book to everyone. Read full review

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User Review  - Lisa T. - Borders

The cover of this book says it was a bestselling book of the year at one time. After opening it up and glancing through it, it't not hard to see why. The pupose of the book is to get you to look at ... Read full review

About the author (1997)

Richard Carlson, Ph.D., was an internationally known speaker and the #1 bestselling author of Don't Sweat the Small Stuff, Don't Sweat the Small Stuff About Money, Don't Sweat the Small Stuff with Your Family, Don't Sweat the Small Stuff at Work, Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Teens, and coauthor (with his wife Kristine) of Don't Sweat the Small Stuff in Love.

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