Looking to make the New Year as miserable as humanly possible?
Here’s a quick and easy guide to making your wish a reality:
Compare yourself and your life to every other person you can think of:
A sure fire way to misery is to look at your own accomplishments, qualities and blessings in comparison to
those who you see as “better off” and
B. those who you feel “better off than”.In the first case scenario, you will inevitably become resentful and minimize the goodness in your own life, and in the second scenario, you will set yourself up for a false sense of superiority that can be stolen away at any moment. A great way to get off to a miserable year!9. When an anxious thought enters your mind, give it free reign over your life.You know how to do this! The very instant that a fear pops up, whether it be about finances, relationships, health, or an insecurity of any kind, drop everything that you’re doing and devote yourself 100% to the myriad of ways this fear could come true. Think of every possibility, every conceivable potential, no matter how unlikely, that your entire world can be ripped to shreds.Now you’re really on your way!
Judge, Judge, Judge!
Whether it be your own faults, mistakes or shortcomings, or others in your life and the world ….miss no opportunity to employ this all time heavy hitter of misery!Sitting in judgement of others will afford you the ability to experience cunningly disguised feelings of righteousness, which ultimately lead to the same place as self judgement...paralyzing shame and self hatred. Even if you begin with judging what’s different from you, once you embark on the path of judgement, you’ll always end up with your own self