Item description for Easier Than You Think ...because life doesn't have to be so hard: The Small Changes That Add Up to a World of Difference by Richard Carlson...
Overview The best-selling author of Don't Sweat the Small Stuff offers practical advice on how to transform one's life by revealing how even the smallest positive change can make all the difference in one's life, with forty simple but effective ways to change how one thinks and acts. 100,000 first printing.
All of us are looking for ways to take control of our lives, whether in our relationships, our families, our work, our health, or our future plans. Daily challenges have a way of overwhelming us, making life harder than it needs to be. The good news is that the answers are out there. And they are Easier Than You Think.
In the phenomenal bestseller Don't Sweat the Small Stuff, Richard Carlson taught millions of readers how to stop the little things in life from driving them crazy. Now, in Easier Than You Think, Carlson demonstrates how making simple yet effective changes can get our life back on course. With his unique blend of storytelling and advice, Carlson offers proven ways that even the smallest amounts of change can add up to become a fortune of difference in our lives.
Citations And Professional Reviews Easier Than You Think ...because life doesn't have to be so hard: The Small Changes That Add Up to a World of Difference by Richard Carlson has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Publishers Weekly - 03/21/2005 page 45
Ingram Advance - 05/01/2005 page 125
Library Journal - 03/15/2005 page 100
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 6" Height: 7.5" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2005
ISBN 0060758880 ISBN13 9780060758882 UPC 099455016957
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More About Richard Carlson
Richard Carlson, Ph.D., was an internationally known speaker and the #1 bestselling author of Don't Sweat the Small Stuff, Don't Sweat the Small Stuff About Money, Don't Sweat the Small Stuff with Your Family, Don't Sweat the Small Stuff at Work, Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Teens, and coauthor (with his wife Kristine) of Don't Sweat the Small Stuff in Love.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Easier Than You Think ...because life doesn't have to be so hard: The Small Changes That Add Up to a World of Difference?
Small, incremental changes can have a BIG positive impact Jun 9, 2008
Richard Carlson has turned himself into a veritable one-man brand and industry with his "Don't Sweat the Small Stuff" series of books. Here he argues that small stuff - small changes , actually, can have a significant and positive impact on our lives and the lives of others.
Carlson is not calling for quantum changes; he seems to be an instrumentalist at heart. The short chapters in this very readable book illustrate a smorgasbord of ideas on saving money, enriching your intellectual life (read eight pages a day) to deepening your key relationships (take time to listen).
ETYT reflects the idea that, to succeed in life, you don't necessarily have to hit home runs. If you hit singles lots of times when you come to the plate, you will advance.
In expounding on this theme in a non-preachy way, Carlson himself has hit a home run.
very peaceful to read Aug 16, 2007
I thought this was a good book. It really helps to think about things in a different way. Sure it's some stuff you have heard before, but it really helps reading it. I enjoyed it.
FAILURE OF DELIVERY May 12, 2007
THE PRODUCT I ORDERED NEVER ARRIVED. IT GOT LOST, I WAS TOLD WHEN I CONTACTED this site MAY 10TH, 20 DAYS AFTER THE LATEST DELIVERY DATE PROMISED.
quick read - deep ideas Apr 5, 2007
This book has some VERY good ideas. There are some blah ideas too, but it's a quick read. Here are some of the best ideas: If you base your happiness on things being different than they are currently, you've set yourself up for constant disappointment. The only aspect of life you have any control over is your own reaction to the events taking place. There are always going to be people doing things we don't like and things happening that we wish were different. We don't control much of what happens around us, but we do control how we respond to it. You are the one creating your thoughts. You have the power to chance your thinking. You can follow your thoughts as they arise or you can change or drop them.
Nothing Very New Aug 14, 2006
This is a good, quick summation of things you may have read in self-help books, especially those dealing with cognative psychology. However, it contains nothing very surprising.