What About the Big Stuff?: Finding Strength and Moving Forward When the Stakes Are High

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Now in paperback, the bestselling author of the Don't Sweat series offers advice on how to deal with life's bigger issues.

With more than 21 million copies in print, Richard Carlson's bestselling Don't Sweat series has shown countless families, lovers, and professionals how not to sweat the small stuff. Now, Carlson takes on a subject that many people have asked him about on his nationwide lectures and tours: "But Richard. What do you do about ...

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What About the Big Stuff?: Finding Strength and Moving Forward When the Stakes Are High

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Overview

Now in paperback, the bestselling author of the Don't Sweat series offers advice on how to deal with life's bigger issues.

With more than 21 million copies in print, Richard Carlson's bestselling Don't Sweat series has shown countless families, lovers, and professionals how not to sweat the small stuff. Now, Carlson takes on a subject that many people have asked him about on his nationwide lectures and tours: "But Richard. What do you do about the big stuff?"

In this groundbreaking new book, Carlson tackles the difficult issues—from illness, death, injury, and aging, to alcoholism, divorce, and financial pressures—with his trademark and eminently helpful advice.

What About the Big Stuff? will help anyone feel better able to deal with life's twists and turns by offering warm, reassuring guidance in chapters such as:

  • Overcome Aging Anxiety
  • Become a Healing Force
  • Experience Calm Resolve
  • Retire with Ease
  • Let Go of Your Past
  • and much more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786888801
  • Publisher: Hyperion
  • Publication date: 9/17/2003
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 584,333
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Carlson, Ph.D.

Richard Carlson, Ph.D., was the author of the bestselling Don't Sweat the Small Stuff series. He passed away in 2006.

Biography

Richard Carlson, whose Ph.D. is in psychology, is considered one of the foremost experts in happiness and stress-reduction around the world. He is the author of fifteen popular books including the runaway bestseller, Don't Sweat the Small Stuff...and It's All Small Stuff, which was named the No. 1 bestselling book in America for two consecutive years, a feat never before achieved in publishing.

Dr. Carlson has become a worldwide phenomenon as well. His books appear in over 100 countries, resulting in over 40 million people worldwide reading one of the books in the Don't Sweat series. In 1997, he was chosen by People magazine as one of the most intriguing people to watch in the world and has been a popular guest on shows such as The View, Oprah, Today, and CNN.

Author biography courtesy of Hyperion Books.

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

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 18, 2010

    Perfect for us with a troubled past!

    This book helped me to see the Big picture of life and not focus on stressful mindful small things. Life is too precious to be bothered with small crap

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