Kristine Carlson, New York Times bestselling author and world-renowned speaker, is passionate about spreading her message of joy and gratitude amidst the ups and downs of life.
Kris’s mission expands upon the success of 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, including Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff in Love and Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff for Women. Over the past two decades, Kris and Richard have sold more than 25 million books.
Kristine is a sought-after inspirational speaker whose life message is built upon the tenants of joyful living, mindfulness, and self-rediscovery in the face of grief or transition of any kind. She has been featured on hundreds of national radio and television broadcasts, including The Today Show, Good Morning America, The View, and The Oprah Winfrey Show.
Additionally, Kris has served on the Board of Directors and the Global Leadership Council for Challenge Day, has been a keynote speaker for the Women Go Red campaign for the American Heart Association, and received the Kennedy Laureate Award by John F. Kennedy University.
She is mom to two daughters and “Nana” to four (soon to be five) grandchildren. She lives in California.