How To Be Miserable: 40 Strategies You Already Use

byRandy J. Paterson

Paperback | May 1, 2016

How To Be Miserable: 40 Strategies You Already Use by Randy J. Paterson
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In How to Be Miserable, psychologist Randy Paterson outlines 40 specific behaviors and habits, which-if followed-are sure to lead to a lifetime of unhappiness. On the other hand, if you do the opposite, you may yet join the ranks of happy people everywhere!
There are stacks upon stacks of self-help books that will promise you love, happiness, and a fabulous life. But how can you pinpoint the exact behaviors that cause you to be miserable in the first place? Sometimes when we're depressed, or just sad or unhappy, our instincts tell us to do the opposite of what we should-such as focusing on the negative, dwelling on what we can't change, isolating ourselves from friends and loved ones, eating junk food, or overindulging in alcohol. Sound familiar?
This tongue-in-cheek guide will help you identify the behaviors that make you unhappy and discover how you-and only you -are holding yourself back from a life of contentment. You'll learn to spot the tried-and-true traps that increase feelings of dissatisfaction, foster a lack of motivation, and detract from our quality of life-as well as ways to avoid them.
So, get ready to live the life you want (or not?) This fun, irreverent guide will light the way.

Randy J. Paterson, PhD, is a psychologist and director of Changeways Clinic-a private psychotherapy service-in Vancouver, BC, Canada. He is author of The Assertiveness Workbook, How to Be Miserable, and Your Depression Map ; and coauthor of the free online Antidepressant Skills Workbook . He presents lectures and workshops internation...
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Title:How To Be Miserable: 40 Strategies You Already UseFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:248 pages, 7 X 5 X 0.65 inShipping dimensions:248 pages, 7 X 5 X 0.65 inPublished:May 1, 2016Publisher:New Harbinger PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1626254060

ISBN - 13:9781626254060

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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