Cultivating joy in the midst of uncertainty with Kristine Carlson


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#516 Today Shann is speaking with her friend and NY Times Best Selling Author, Kristine Carlson about how we can learn to cultivate joy and peace in the midst of all the chaos and uncertainty.

Kristine is a New York Times bestselling author, speaker, and host of the Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff: Live The Big Stuff podcast. She is passionate about spreading her message of returning from grief and waking up to life with more joy, mindfulness and


Her life mission expands upon the phenomenal success of she and her late husband Dr. Richard Carlson’s work in the “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff” series. She continues his legacy of peaceful and mindful living through her own bestselling books, courses, and retreats.

Points Covered in this Anxiety Slayer Episode

Golden Pause Meditation

What we can do to stay positive right now

How to alter our expectations for a better experience?

Suggestions to create a more meaningful and vibrant life of joy?

Tips for listeners who feel stuck in an endless loop of fear and worry

Get a recording of Kristine's Golden Pause meditation at


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