Don't Sweat the Small Stuff in Love

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff in Love

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by Richard Carlson, Kristine Carlson
     
 

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North America's number one stress-reducing guru and New York Times bestselling author of the Don't Sweat the Small Stuff series now offers simple strategies for improving love relationships. He's helped millions of readers reduce the stress in their everyday lives, with their families, and in their jobs. Now Dr. Richard Carlson shows readers how to apply his immensely

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North America's number one stress-reducing guru and New York Times bestselling author of the Don't Sweat the Small Stuff series now offers simple strategies for improving love relationships. He's helped millions of readers reduce the stress in their everyday lives, with their families, and in their jobs. Now Dr. Richard Carlson shows readers how to apply his immensely popular and helpful philosophy to one of the most difficult aspects of life; the romantic relationship. While depression, heartache, anger, and insecurity are widely associated with romantic love, the concept of stress is rarely identified as a problem. Yet we all have worries about our most important relationships, and this simple and elegant book outlines strategies for overcoming those fears. In one hundred brief, beautifully written essays, Dr. Carlson shows 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 others ways to improve and increase the joy and pleasure that can and should be a part of any partnership.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786865093
Publisher:
Hachette Books
Publication date:
10/05/1999
Series:
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff Ser.
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 6.75(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Richard Carlson, Ph.D., was the author of the bestselling Don't Sweat the Small Stuff series. He passed away in 2006. Kristine Carlson has a gift for creating lifelong relationships and is very dedicated to her family, friendships, and personal growth. She loves riding horses, running, and solitude. Richard and Kris were married for over 21 years. She lives in Northern California.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Northern California
Place of Birth:
Northern California
Education:
San Jose State University, Pepperdine University; Ph.D., Sierra University

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Don't Sweat the Small Stuff in Love 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is fantastic. It completely helped me remember what's important in my relationships, and not to major in minor things. This book does not only apply to romance relationships, but also to our relationships with family and friends. This book is jammed full of real life examples that we live everyday, and examines our responses and actions to what's happening around us. Presents a lot of really good things to think about.
Guest More than 1 year ago
i loved this book. it is so simply laid out and presented, you can read one suggestion everyday. i read this book and am now sharing it with my partner on a daily basis, our chapter time we call it. most of the issues are things im trying to point out to my partner, who never lets things go and is extremely demanding of me. this book had helped him to see how he has been acting, although we have a long way to go its a start.
Guest More than 1 year ago
We often try to make love complicated. The Carlsons give practical, common sense advice to develop your loving relationship without having to resort to clinical concepts. Put this book by your bedside and read an essay aloud each night to your sweetheart.