Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff Books by Kristine & Richard Carlson, PhD

Tried and true wisdom to help you stay calm
and do what matters most

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff Books

Welcome to Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff!

What does Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff mean? Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff teaches how to not let the little things take over your life. This groundbreaking inspirational guide — a classic in the self-help genre — shows you how to put challenges in perspective, reduce stress and anxiety through small daily changes, and find the path to achieving your goals. When you learn the tried and true Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff philosophy and practice the wisdom in your daily life, you will calm down and do what matters most to you.

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ABOUT THE BOOKS

With more than 30 million copies of books in print, the Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff… and It’s All Small Stuff philosophy has touched multiple generations of parents, grandparents, teenagers and kids… and people like you. People all over the world are living with greater joy by practicing the tried and true Don’t Sweat Wisdom that comes from learning how to be mindful, grateful and present in your life.

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You Can Be Happy Don't Sweat the Small Stuff Video Course

In this video course, you can learn from the tried-and-true wisdom of the Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff series that has changed tens of millions of people’s lives all around the world.

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You Can Be Mindful! Don't Sweat the Small Stuff Video Course

In this video course, you’ll learn how to develop your mindfulness practice; which will allow you to calm down and feel better – regardless of what’s happening in the world around you.

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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff: Live the Big Stuff Podcast
with Kristine Carlson

Live your most vibrant life

Each week, Kristine Carlson shares the tried and true wisdom of Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff and her late husband Dr. Richard Carlson; a pioneer in the field of positive psychology, the art of happiness, and practicing mindfulness.

Listen in as Kristine and other leading experts share insights on:

  • Mental & Physical Health
  • Mindfulness
  • Spirituality
  • Relationships &Family
  • Brain Science
  • Resilience & Vibrant Living
Kristine’s Tips To Boost Your Mental Health And Well Being (Part 2)
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Kristine shares her insights on how to improve a low mood by changing the content of your thoughts and perceptions as you shift into a higher state of mind.

Kristine’s Tips To Boost Your Mental Health and Well Being (Part 1)
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Kristine shares her top tips on how to boost your mental health and well being. You can change your thoughts and rewire your brain – so you can feel your best.

Conscious Cleaning Podcast
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Kristine shares the benefits of “cleaning up” our physical and material lives so we can access our greatest energy and clarity.

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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff Goods

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff... and It's All Small Stuff Lightweight Canvas Face Masks
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff... and It's All Small Stuff Lightweight Canvas Face Masks
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff... and It's All Small Stuff Lightweight Canvas Face Masks
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff... and It's All Small Stuff Lightweight Canvas Face Masks

Made from soft and breathable fabrics, these masks are an affordable and positive reminder to cover up during these difficult times.

With the purchase of any item from our Don’t Sweat goods and apparel store, you’ll receive one free Don’t Sweat canvas face mask for a limited time only.

To purchase separately, the price per mask is $8.99.

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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff Praise

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“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.”

shawn achor

—Shawn Achor
bestselling author of The Happiness Advantage

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“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

—Deepak Chopra

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“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.”

marianne williamson

—Marianne Williamson
New York Times bestselling author of A Return to Love

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“Kristine Carlson is the real deal, a shining light guiding us away from the pitfalls of stress and despair, fear and anxiety, and illuminating the path to acceptance, happiness, and achieving your goals.”

karen salmansohn

—Karen Salmansohn
bestselling author of The Bounce Back Book

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“Reminds us with simple brilliance of what it takes to rise to our best and what we need to do to enjoy a life beautifully lived.”

robin sharma

—Robin Sharma
bestselling author of The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

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“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.”

shauna shapiro

—Shauna Shapiro
author of The Art and Science of Mindfulness

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

Sponsorship Opportunity

children incorporated logoRichard’s favorite charity, Children Incorporated has received thousands of donations over the years thanks to Richard’s chapter in Don’t Sweat: Sponsor A Child Through The Mail. Now, you have an exclusive opportunity to make a double impact with a donation to this incredible charity.

The Richard Carlson Memorial foundation will match up to 5K in donations. We are aiming to meet a 20 year challenge of 2000 sponsorships in the 20th year. We’d be honored if you’d take part in this important challenge!

Sponsor a Child Today!