This week our guest is Kristine Carlson. An unyielding believer of not sweating the small stuff in order to live the big stuff and experience true happiness in life, bestselling author and inspirational speaker Kristine Carlson has continued to expand on the phenomenal success of her late husband, Dr. Richard Carlson, beloved author of the ‘Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff’ series who passed away suddenly in 2006.
It was holding onto the timeless wisdom of the ‘Don’t Sweat’ philosophies that empowered and supported Kristine throughout her healing journey and led her to begin sharing the tried and true wisdom of the lessons she learned along the way.
Kristine is a sought-after inspirational speaker recognized for her unparalleled capacity to be transparent, vulnerable and authentic, and her innate ability to connect deeply with her audience. Kristine shares timeless wisdom and practical ideas to empower women in Living the Big Stuff™ and experiencing true freedom; the freedom to love, the freedom to heal, the freedom to overcome, and the freedom to succeed.
Kristine has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, The View and other national media and has captivated readers with her first three bestsellers including ‘An Hour to Live, An Hour to Love: The True Story of the Best Gift Ever Given’, ‘Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff in Love’, ‘Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff for Women’, ‘Heartbroken-Open’, and most recent release ‘Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff for Moms’.
She recently launched the DontSweatMoms.com online community to Mother the Mothers and empower moms to stress less and enjoy their family more.
In the first new Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff book in nine years, Kristine shows how moms can live with less stress and more happiness. Carlson gives mothers tried and true advice that will empower them to find greater peace, joy and harmony within themselves and their homes. Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff for Moms reveals how to:
- Be a mom, not a friend
- Balance being a woman and a mom
- Pursue your passion but not at the expense of your children
- Reclaim your family time
Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff for Moms is organized around 100 short chapters that take on the situations, milestones, and the developmental challenges every mom faces. Open to any page and you may well find a conversation you’ve had yourself. With titles like “Practice Breathing Before You Speak,” “Learning To Say No So You Have Time To Say Yes,” “If You Want To Be On Facebook, I’m Going To Be Your Friend,” and “Healing Your Body Image, Loving Your Curves,” Carlson inspires as well as provides practical hands-on advice and the kind of strategic long view that comes from having lived through it all – from new parent, to a parent of grown children with children of their own.