Don't Sweat the Small Stuff in Love

Simple Ways to Nurture and Strengthen Your Relationships

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By Richard Carlson

By Kristine Carlson

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Featured in Don't Sweat the Small Stuff: The Kristine Carlson Story starring Heather Locklear, premiering on Lifetime

Form, maintain, and repair meaningful romantic relationships and feel like newlyweds every day with this simple, stress-free approach to love.

He's helped 12 million people reduce the stress at home and at work with the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Don't Sweat the Small Stuff. With this companion book, Richard Carlson partnered with Kristine, his wife of fourteen years, to create an easy, stress-free way to enhance personal relationships.

While depression, heartache, and anger are associated with love relationships, stress is rarely identified as a problem. Yet stress is often a factor in failing relationships. In these one hundred brief, beautifully written essays, the authors show readers how not to overreact to a loved one's criticism, how to appreciate your spouse in new ways, how to get past old angers, and many other ways to improve and increase the joy and pleasure that can and should be part of any relationship.

Richard and Kristine Carlson illustrate key strategies for creating a lasting connection, including:
  • Don't come home frazzled
  • Don't sweat the occasional criticism
  • Become a world-class listener
  • Look out for each other

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  • Praise for Don't Sweat the Small Stuff:
  • "Over a decade of positive psychology research seems to validate what we learned twenty years ago from Don't Sweat the Small Stuff. . . . These wonderful books help break down and simplify how to achieve that happiness."
    ShawnAchor, bestselling author of The Happiness Advantage
  • "After almost two decades since the original release of Don't Sweat the Small Stuff, Richard Carlson's insights on the meaning of life continue to be timeless. The book teaches us to focus on the 'now' and find balance by living through contentment."
    Deepak Chopra
  • "Don't Sweat the Small Stuff has the power to change our individual and collective lives. I am deeply grateful to Dr. Richard Carlson and his beloved wife Kristine for their wisdom and compassion in bringing transformational practices and perspectives to millions of readers."
    ShaunaShapiro, author of The Art and Science of Mindfulness
  • "Richard Carlson caused a revolution in all our thinking with his Don't Sweat the Small Stuff books. He was like a Zen master in disguise, taking almost an aw-shucks attitude toward shifting the culture."
    MarianneWilliamson, New York Times bestselling author of A Return to Love

On Sale
Oct 18, 2000
Page Count
256 pages
Publisher
Hachette Books
ISBN-13
9780786884209

Richard Carlson

About the Author

During his life, Richard Carlson, Ph.D, was considered one of the foremost experts in happiness and stress reduction in the United States and around the world and was a frequent featured guest on such shows as Oprah, The Today Show, The View, NNC, CNN, Fox, PBS and over 2000 other shows. Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff continued to be a publishing phenomenon with over 20 titles in the brand franchise, two of which were co-authored and authored with his beloved wife, Kris. He died of a pulmonary embolism in December 2006, at the age of forty-five.

Kristine Carlson is a New York Times bestselling author and renowned speaker recognized worldwide for the global success of The Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff book series she co-authored with her late husband Dr. Richard Carlson. Heartbroken Open, her life-changing memoir, has become a biopic Lifetime Television movie starring Heather Locklear titled, Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff: The Kristine Carlson Story.
 
With over 25 million books in print, Kristine has emerged today as a leading mindfulness expert and transformational guide who has been featured on national radio and television broadcasts, including The Today ShowThe View, and The Oprah Winfrey Show. In 2010, she was awarded the Kennedy Laureate Award by John F. Kennedy University alongside the iconic chef Alice Waters and CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta. 
 
Kristine’s mission is to show people that it is possible to love your life again after profound loss and major change—and to discover that more laughter, love, and happiness await you.  
 

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Kristine Carlson

About the Author

Kristine Carlson was married to the late Dr. Richard Carlson; her previous books include HeartBroken Open, An Hour to Live, An Hour to Love, Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff in Love, and Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff for Women. Kristine has been featured on national radio and television broadcasts, including The Today Show, Empowered Living Radio, The View, and Oprah. A dedicated mother to her two daughters and grandmother to her grandson, Kristine participates in numerous charities. She lives in Northern California.

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