Prescription For Unhappiness

Make little things bother you: donít just let them, make them!

Lose your perspective of things, and keep it lost. Donít put first things first.

Get yourself a good worry Ė one about which you cannot do anything but worry.

Be a perfectionist: condemn yourself and others for not achieving perfection.

Be right, always right, perfectly right all the time. Be the only one who is right, and be rigid about your rightness.

Donít trust or believe people, or accept them at anything but their worst and weakest. Be suspicious. Impute ulterior motives to them.

Always compare yourself unfavorably to others, which is the guarantee of instant misery.

Take personally, with a chip on your shoulder, everything that happens to you that you donít like.

Donít give yourself wholeheartedly or enthusiastically to anyone or to anything.

Make happiness the aim of your life instead of bracing for lifeís barbs through a "bitter with the sweet" philosophy.

Use this prescription regularly for a while and you will be guaranteed unhappiness.

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