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Don't Sweat the Small Stuff
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff...and It's All Small Stuff is an audiobook that tells 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 incredibly hurried, stress-filled life.You can learn to put things into perspective by making the small daily ch ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published January 16th 1997 by Hyperion
(first published 1997)
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This book is not a stress management manual (as I had expected). It's 100 short "strategies" for being a more kind, peaceful, and loving person. Lots of the strategies are about reframing/adjusting mental models. The trick with a book like this is actually using the strategies instead of reading them all and forgetting them. Thinking of leaving this on my bedside table through 2015.
Well this book started out pretty great and the little mini chapters were quite insightful and motivating for me.....but somewhere around page 130ish, it became so difficult to want to finish and I was having a hard time getting through the last half. 3.5 stars from me
I really loved this book! There are short 2-4 page anecdotes about how to “keep the little things from taking over your life”. It’s an easy read, and great to have on hand. I would recommend this book to anyone who is looking for ways to relax more and stress less.
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