Must read to start the New Year off right: NEWS YOU CAN USE: The 14 Habits Of Highly Miserable People. Or, you know, not.
I think I will make a worksheet using the 14 habits as an alternative to my annoying attempts to get people to think about enjoying the coming year.
Just one quote: “After perusing the output of some of the finest brains in the therapy profession, I’ve come to the conclusion that misery is an art form, and the satisfaction people seem to find in it reflects the creative effort required to cultivate it. In other words, when your living conditions are stable, peaceful, and prosperous—no civil wars raging in your streets, no mass hunger, no epidemic disease, no vexation from poverty—making yourself miserable is a craft all its own, requiring imagination, vision, and ingenuity. It can even give life a distinctive meaning. So if you aspire to make yourself miserable, what are the best, most proven techniques for doing it?”