(One Lousy Day at a Time)
How to Mess Up Your Life is an uproariously funny and eminently useful guide for those of us "failures" who can use a little realistic help. Best-selling author Darrin Zeer teaches readers the essential life lessons by learning what not to do.
In the persona of "Doctor Dread" Zeer proffers a pithy and profound approach to personal growth with his unique brand of snarky self-help. He punctuates his own advice with quotes from such luminaries as Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, and others. Unforgettable quips include:
True friends stab you in the front. -Oscar Wilde
Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret. -Ambrose Bierce
The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits. -Albert Einstein
From how to get dumped or fired to tips on how to stay miserable, Zeer's hilarious helpers will refresh your attitude and offer invaluable new perspective. Who knew that procrastination could actually help you get ahead? Or that not keeping a to-do list is true Zen? With helpful sidebars, handy lists, and a stress-management workbook, How to Mess Up Your Life is a truly unique guide. Don't be fooled by the title, it might just be the best help you'll ever receive to straighten up your life!