Having a bad habit of always looking at the world with a pessimistic point of view is not healthy. For me, pessimism is my shield, but it doesn’t work when my smarter, more attractive and infinitely wiser wife smacks me upside the head when I start down the pessimistic path.
Do I actually want to be happier or do I simply take the easier path of making myself miserable? In this video, CGP Grey shares seven tactics to maximize ones misery.
The video is based on Randy Paterson’s recent book, How to Be Miserable: 40 Strategies You Already Use. I think I might need to read it.