How To Be Perfectly Miserable

How To Be Perfectly Miserable
HOW TO BE PERFECTLY MISERABLE

1. Think about yourself.

2. Talk about yourself.

3. Use “I” as often as possible.

4. Mirror yourself continually in the opinion of others.

5. Listen greedily to what people say about you.

6. Expect to be appreciated.

7. Be suspicious.

8. Be jealous and envious.

9. Be sensitive to slights.

10. Never forgive a criticism

11. Trust no one but yourself.

12. Insist on consideration and respect.

13. Demand agreement with your own views on everything.

14. Sulk if people are not grateful to you for favors shown them.

15. Never forget a service you may have rendered.

16. Be on the lookout for a good time for yourself.

17. Shirk your duties if you can.

18. Do as little as possible for others.

19. Love yourself supremely.

20. Be selfish.

This recipe is guaranteed to be infallible.

-Gospel Herald

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    • Sheria-South Africa (Sheria Mwangala on twitter)
    • November 16, 2009
    Reply

    This is brilliant!! I love it!! Please keep posting such posts. xoxo

    • Kate
    • November 16, 2009
    Reply

    Thank you! I needed a little perspective today…

    • Kavita
    • November 16, 2009
    Reply

    We love the whole thing. We got a good laugh out of them.

    • Cathy
    • November 16, 2009
    Reply

    WOW AND OMG. I NEED TO LEARN THIS LIST THANK YOU

    • Tim Brownson
    • November 16, 2009
    Reply

    If you want to really mastery misery, check this YouTube clip out.

    • Annette Crawford
    • November 16, 2009
    Reply

    This is very clever, thanks. :0)

    • Lydia
    • November 17, 2009
    Reply

    This has really taught me a good lesson, why at times I feel miserable. Thank you very much.

    • Laurie Vowels
    • November 17, 2009
    Reply

    These a bang on Shawn, I needed to read these today.

    • michelle
    • November 17, 2009
    Reply

    Great post Shawn! Thanks. Hey! I read it and then re-read it and put the word “don’t” in front of each one…then it became “How to be perfectly happy”

    • troy
    • November 17, 2009
    Reply

    well said!!!!!!!!!

    • Lucie
    • November 17, 2009
    Reply

    Perfect…. a well placed kick when I needed it most.

    Printed and now posted on my wall to see every morning with my coffee to help me start my day.

    Thanks

    • Maxie
    • November 18, 2009
    Reply

    Love getting the e-mails daily.

    Thanks Shawn.

    • amit
    • November 19, 2009
    Reply

    Thanks , perhaps i got my answers why i felt miserable in the past .
    It showed me a new path
    Thanks for changing my life.

    • Nelson
    • November 24, 2009
    Reply

    Shawn,

    This is what I have been telling people. Thanks for putting it together.

    • Susan
    • August 6, 2010
    Reply

    I had often times wondered what my problem has been lately! What an unforgettable wake up call. It reminded me of “Children live what they learn” for adults! Thanks!

    • Amulya Kumar Mishra
    • February 17, 2011
    Reply

    Wonderful suggestions.

    • Cynthia
    • February 17, 2011
    Reply

    All that can be said is..” let the church say amen.. and make a change.. “

    • J.B. Walker
    • February 17, 2011
    Reply

    Thanks for the awsome video.

    • Lee
    • February 20, 2011
    Reply

    Hello Shawn, love the video very inspiring.

    It is up to us if we want to feel happy or miserable, I so much prefer to be happy, life is much too short. I count my blessings everyday.

    Have a wonderful day!

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