Confessions of an Everyday Narcissist: Boundaries Schmoundaries

I had to go to my first group therapy session today. But I didn’t feel like being there so I showed up late. I mean, it’s my right to live my life, isn’t it? So why should I have to be somewhere when I 'd rather to be somewhere else? The courts ordered me into … Continue reading Confessions of an Everyday Narcissist: Boundaries Schmoundaries

Confessions of an Everyday Narcissist: Where Would I Be Without Me?

I wonder who would portray me in the Netflix version of my story. My movie is called Me. Actually, it's the film adaptation of the story of me, based on the novel Me, written by yours truly. Hollywood or Bollywood. Because my qualities go beyond national and cultural boundaries. I can think of a lot … Continue reading Confessions of an Everyday Narcissist: Where Would I Be Without Me?

Confessions of an Everyday Narcissist: Introduction

Welcome back to The Complete Guide to Misery. Each post 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 silliness is intended to be satire, not self-help. However, if readers’ lives are enriched in some way beyond laughter, … Continue reading Confessions of an Everyday Narcissist: Introduction

Time to Celebrate Rejection

I'm writing to celebrate a rejection. Yes, it's an odd thing to celebrate. I just received the first official rejection letter for my book. For those who don't know, over the past two years I've written a book of psychological satire called "How to Make Yourself Angry in Any Situation." Ran the book through several … Continue reading Time to Celebrate Rejection

Make a Difference Day Shows Us How Really Useless We Are

Welcome back to The Complete Guide to Misery! Each post 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 silliness is intended to be satire, not self-help. However, if readers’ lives are enriched in some way beyond laughter, … Continue reading Make a Difference Day Shows Us How Really Useless We Are

Relationships 101: Assume Everyone’s Worst Intentions

Welcome back to The Complete Guide to Misery! Each post 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 silliness is intended to be satire, not self-help. However, if readers’ lives are enriched in some way beyond laughter, … Continue reading Relationships 101: Assume Everyone’s Worst Intentions

Savage Pessimism

Welcome to The Complete Guide to Misery! Each post in this absurd series will promote a different form of human suffering and encourage readers to adopt self-destructive habits that will bring them mountains of anguish. This silliness is intended to be satire, not self-help. However, if readers’ lives are enriched in some way beyond laughter, … Continue reading Savage Pessimism

Gratitude Is for Quitters

Welcome to The Complete Guide to Misery! Each post in this absurd series will promote a different form of human suffering and encourage readers to adopt self-destructive habits that will bring them mountains of anguish. This silliness is intended to be satire, not self-help. However, if readers’ lives are enriched in some way beyond laughter, … Continue reading Gratitude Is for Quitters