Congratulations on finishing the book! So, unless you’re a Weirdo or one of The Gifted, you’ve increased your anger to life ratio since you started this volume. Now you know the basics of getting angry: ignore all feelings besides fury, make yourself a victim, and blame anyone else for making you mad. You also understand … Continue reading Conclusion
This chapter will help practitioners of all levels (Gifted and Weirdo disclaimers still apply) evolve patterns of anger that will fuel them for a lifetime. Case studies will illustrate each pattern. Some psychological patterns lend themselves well to frequent, disproportionate, and sustained anger. Amplifying self-importance and obsessing about Us and Them differences are reliable sources … Continue reading Chapter 6: Strategies for Never Not Being Angry Again
This chapter will help practitioners of all levels (except The Gifted, who don’t need the help, and the Weirdos, who are beyond it), develop social skills, cultivate relationships and identify contexts that support sustained, frequent, and disproportionate anger. Case Studies will illustrate each technique. Human beings are social creatures. Other people help shape who we … Continue reading Chapter 5: Relationships, Or How to Confirm People Are Horrible
This chapter will help practitioners of all levels (except The Gifted, who don’t need the help, and the Weirdos, who are beyond it), maximize anger production by developing a more antagonistic relationship with their bodies. A single case study will illustrate the appropriate mindset. One of the best ways to lay the ground work for … Continue reading Chapter 4: Quit Taking Orders from Your Body
This chapter will help practitioners of all levels (except The Gifted and Weirdos) develop the cognitive (i.e., thinking) skills needed to create anger before, during, and after any event. Case studies will illustrate each technique. Guidance will be provided on how to manage psychotherapy, even if involuntary, and sample therapy sessions will be provided. ** … Continue reading Chapter 3: Get Stuck in Your Head
This chapter will teach practitioners at all levels (except The Gifted and Weirdos, of course) how to increase their toxic hostility by creating unrealistic and inflexible expectations. A case study will illustrate key points. A Caution will be provided about sharing insights with any member of The Gifted. ** Shoulds are critical to the development … Continue reading Chapter 2 – “Shoulds”: Keep ’em Rigid (Use Cialis if You Have to)
The Basics This chapter will teach the basic steps for developing persistent anger. Practitioners of all levels will benefit, except The Gifted, who don’t need the help, and Weirdos, who are beyond it, however Novice students are advised to review the material frequently in order to become fluent in the fundamentals. A case study will … Continue reading Chapter 1 – The Basics
The Complete Guide to Misery Volume I: How to Make Yourself Angry in Any Situation By Jim Stephens ** Preface Welcome to The Complete Guide to Misery. Each volume in this absurd series promotes a different form of human suffering, and encourages readers to adopt self-destructive habits that will bring them mountains of anguish. This … Continue reading How to Make Yourself Angry in Any Situation: Introduction
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Therapist: You're your own worst enemy. Paranoid Client: Good. Now I know where to find the guy. ** Thanks for reading!