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The Resource Don't sweat the small stuff with your family : simple ways to keep daily responsibilities and household chaos from taking over your life, Richard Carlson

Don't sweat the small stuff with your family : simple ways to keep daily responsibilities and household chaos from taking over your life, Richard Carlson

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Don't sweat the small stuff with your family : simple ways to keep daily responsibilities and household chaos from taking over your life
Title
Don't sweat the small stuff with your family
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simple ways to keep daily responsibilities and household chaos from taking over your life
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Richard Carlson
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Simple Ways to Keep Daily responsibilties and Household Chaos from Taking over your Life
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1961-2006
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Carlson, Richard
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Stress management
  • Communication in families
  • Conduct of life
  • Quality of life
  • Peace of mind
  • Lifestyles
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Don't sweat the small stuff with your family : simple ways to keep daily responsibilities and household chaos from taking over your life, Richard Carlson
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Publication
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volume
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nc
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Contents
Introduction -- Set a positive emotional climate -- Give yourself an extra ten minutes -- Keep in mind that a happy spouse is a helping spouse -- Learn from kids as they live in the moment -- Protect your privacy -- Forgive your outbursts -- Listen to her (and him too) -- Make peace with bickering -- Think of taking care of your home like painting the bridge -- Don't answer the phone -- Live from your heart -- Keep your promises -- Buy something new, let something go -- Encourage boredom in your children -- Expect it to spill -- Allow "white space" in your calendar -- Don't wait for bad news to appreciate your life -- Make light of being overwhelmed -- Ask yourself the question "what messges am I really sending to my children?" -- Appreciate the teen phase -- Refuse to let it bug you -- Nover miss a chance to say "I love you" -- Develop your own reset buttons -- Explore voluntary simplicity -- Keep good company -- Agree to disagree -- Don't put yourself down -- Stop exchanging horror stories -- Set a good example -- Experience calm surrender -- Create a "selfish" ritual -- If you have children, set your agenda aside -- Fill your home with evidence of love -- Don't let money get you down -- Start the day with love, live the day with love, end the day with love -- Never, ever, take your spouse (or significant other) for granted -- Put a ceiling on your desires -- Let them win an argument for a change -- Keep a sane pace -- Don't be a martyr -- Let go of your expectations -- Appreciate your in-laws -- Moods and home life -- Separate work from everything else -- Work on absolute acceptance of those you love most -- Don't sweat the little quirks -- When someone asks you how you are, don't emphasize how busy you are -- Give your neighbors a break -- Acknowledge the unique hardships of your family members -- Don't go to bed mad -- Ask yourself "why should I be exempt from the rest of the human race?" -- Let yourself off the hook -- Remember, actions speak louder than words -- Learn to stay centered -- Become less easily bothered -- Schedule time for kindness -- Don't talk behind their backs -- Have family meetings -- Remember to show your appreciation -- Put things in perspective -- Don't overemphasize your vacations -- Speak with loving kindness -- Sit still -- Take it as it comes -- Stay healthy -- Attend to feelings first -- Don't overevaluate your performance -- Imagine that someone else is in the room watching you -- Keep in mind, as within, so without -- Create a new relationship with someone you already know -- Keep your "thought attacks" in check -- Stop exaggerating your workload -- Remind others to treasure life -- Stop repeating the same mistakes -- Recognize when someone doesn't have an eye for something -- Don't expect your family members to treat you the same way others do -- Go camping -- Think in terms of my child, my teacher -- Remind yourself that you can't take it with you -- Have a favorite family charity -- Be patient with your landlord or building manager -- Get some exercise -- Look for incremental improvement -- Remind yourself frequently what your children really want -- Don't read between the lines -- Speak softly -- Stay playful -- Think of something you did right today -- Discover a simple pleasure -- Remember, it's the little things that will be remembered most -- Be an example of peace -- Express gratitude for your home -- Sop complaining about the complaining -- Embrace change -- Reverse roles with your sppuse -- Surrender to the fact that there's always something to do -- Become clutter-free -- Defer gratification -- Remember, this too shall pass -- Treat your family members as if this were the last time you were going to see them
Dimensions
17 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9780786883370
Lccn
98011149
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38311702
  • (OCoLC)ocm38311702
  • 936933
Label
Don't sweat the small stuff with your family : simple ways to keep daily responsibilities and household chaos from taking over your life, Richard Carlson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Set a positive emotional climate -- Give yourself an extra ten minutes -- Keep in mind that a happy spouse is a helping spouse -- Learn from kids as they live in the moment -- Protect your privacy -- Forgive your outbursts -- Listen to her (and him too) -- Make peace with bickering -- Think of taking care of your home like painting the bridge -- Don't answer the phone -- Live from your heart -- Keep your promises -- Buy something new, let something go -- Encourage boredom in your children -- Expect it to spill -- Allow "white space" in your calendar -- Don't wait for bad news to appreciate your life -- Make light of being overwhelmed -- Ask yourself the question "what messges am I really sending to my children?" -- Appreciate the teen phase -- Refuse to let it bug you -- Nover miss a chance to say "I love you" -- Develop your own reset buttons -- Explore voluntary simplicity -- Keep good company -- Agree to disagree -- Don't put yourself down -- Stop exchanging horror stories -- Set a good example -- Experience calm surrender -- Create a "selfish" ritual -- If you have children, set your agenda aside -- Fill your home with evidence of love -- Don't let money get you down -- Start the day with love, live the day with love, end the day with love -- Never, ever, take your spouse (or significant other) for granted -- Put a ceiling on your desires -- Let them win an argument for a change -- Keep a sane pace -- Don't be a martyr -- Let go of your expectations -- Appreciate your in-laws -- Moods and home life -- Separate work from everything else -- Work on absolute acceptance of those you love most -- Don't sweat the little quirks -- When someone asks you how you are, don't emphasize how busy you are -- Give your neighbors a break -- Acknowledge the unique hardships of your family members -- Don't go to bed mad -- Ask yourself "why should I be exempt from the rest of the human race?" -- Let yourself off the hook -- Remember, actions speak louder than words -- Learn to stay centered -- Become less easily bothered -- Schedule time for kindness -- Don't talk behind their backs -- Have family meetings -- Remember to show your appreciation -- Put things in perspective -- Don't overemphasize your vacations -- Speak with loving kindness -- Sit still -- Take it as it comes -- Stay healthy -- Attend to feelings first -- Don't overevaluate your performance -- Imagine that someone else is in the room watching you -- Keep in mind, as within, so without -- Create a new relationship with someone you already know -- Keep your "thought attacks" in check -- Stop exaggerating your workload -- Remind others to treasure life -- Stop repeating the same mistakes -- Recognize when someone doesn't have an eye for something -- Don't expect your family members to treat you the same way others do -- Go camping -- Think in terms of my child, my teacher -- Remind yourself that you can't take it with you -- Have a favorite family charity -- Be patient with your landlord or building manager -- Get some exercise -- Look for incremental improvement -- Remind yourself frequently what your children really want -- Don't read between the lines -- Speak softly -- Stay playful -- Think of something you did right today -- Discover a simple pleasure -- Remember, it's the little things that will be remembered most -- Be an example of peace -- Express gratitude for your home -- Sop complaining about the complaining -- Embrace change -- Reverse roles with your sppuse -- Surrender to the fact that there's always something to do -- Become clutter-free -- Defer gratification -- Remember, this too shall pass -- Treat your family members as if this were the last time you were going to see them
Dimensions
17 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9780786883370
Lccn
98011149
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38311702
  • (OCoLC)ocm38311702
  • 936933

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