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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (125 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Richard Carlson Narrator: Richard Carlson Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: April 2005 ISBN: 9780060845759
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All of us are looking for practical ways to take control of our lives, whether in our personal 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 gets our lives back on course. With his unique brand of storytelling and advice, Carlson offers proven ways that even the smallest amount of change can add up to a fortune of difference in our lives.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Delivered in his trademark upbeat style, Carlson’s advice is rooted in showing kindness and compassion to oneself as well as to others.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Carlson…here teaches readers how to change their lives to reduce stress, increase their sense of peace, and encourage happiness. His premise is that small changes can lead to big results…Not every suggestion will apply to all readers, but everyone should come away with some new perspectives.”

    Library Journal

Listener Opinions

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Debbie Deerwester | 10/24/2013

    " This book is perfect for those in a rut and can only see the negative in everything. It basically tells you to change your thoughts to positive ones. Easier said sometimes than done. If you are looking for a way to change your life by doing something really simple read "29 Gifts" by Kami Walker. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Elizabeth Olson | 9/4/2013

    " Nothing new here -- the title says it all -- but it's a quick-n-easy reminder read, and with a few good point-making stories, too. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Celeste | 8/25/2013

    " Easy to read. Short chapters insperational. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carol Rich | 7/23/2013

    " Excellent book--fun to read and enlightening. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ginelle Canlas | 5/24/2013

    " Took me three hours to read. I Enjoyed it thoroughly. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Alene Sen | 9/8/2012

    " Like many books about how to improve your perspective on life, this book is pretty simple to understand. Much of the stuff is common sense, but it's good to be reminded of just how simple it is to change our way of doing things. I think the key is to actually do it and continue doing it. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Peggy | 8/21/2012

    " This book helps you step back and look at simple ways to make some changes in your life. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Scott | 6/8/2012

    " Quick read that's worth the read. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Nicole | 4/8/2012

    " Some good tips and advice on how to make life more meaningful one small change at a time. Generally stuff that we all know, but don't always live. Nothing ground-breaking (which is why the two star rating), but some good ways to put life in perspective. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Zoe Mcduncan | 4/7/2012

    " Great tips and a fun read. Thank you Richard Carlson...you made me smile!!!! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Grace | 5/30/2011

    " Small simple reminders that life really can be easier than you think. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Holly | 12/4/2010

    " Easy & Fast to read. Uplifting. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carol | 7/31/2010

    " You have to read it slow or take notes to enjoy this book. Otherwise you will say there's nothing new here. The author suggests small changes you can make to make your life easier. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rebekah | 4/16/2010

    " Easier Than You Think is a good and easy read. Small changes make big differences and this book not only proves it, but shows you how. If you're feeling stuck in a rut or like you need some positive changes in your life, give this book a shot and see if it doesn't give you a lot to think about. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Carol | 2/19/2010

    " You have to read it slow or take notes to enjoy this book. Otherwise you will say there's nothing new here. The author suggests small changes you can make to make your life easier. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Nicole | 8/9/2009

    " Some good tips and advice on how to make life more meaningful one small change at a time. Generally stuff that we all know, but don't always live. Nothing ground-breaking (which is why the two star rating), but some good ways to put life in perspective. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Peggy | 6/28/2009

    " This book helps you step back and look at simple ways to make some changes in your life. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lynn | 6/14/2009

    " This was an uplifting read and I picked up several ideas for small changes in my own life. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Scott | 1/17/2009

    " Quick read that's worth the read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Holly | 1/10/2009

    " Easy & Fast to read. Uplifting. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Grace | 1/1/2009

    " Small simple reminders that life really can be easier than you think. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Celeste | 8/27/2008

    " Easy to read. Short chapters insperational. "

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About the Author
Author Richard Carlson

Richard Carlson (1961–2006) was considered to be one of the foremost experts on happiness and stress reduction in the United States and around the world. He is the author of thirty popular books, including the bestseller Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff…and it’s all Small Stuff; it was a #1 New York Times bestseller and USA Today’s #1 bestselling book for two consecutive years. A popular radio and television personality, Carlson appeared on Oprah, the Today show, Good Morning America, Hardball with Chris Mathews, and many others. His Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff television special on PBS was viewed by millions, and he was also the host of a series titled Don’t Sweat the Future, a Discovery Health Network special.