The Joy of Worry

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-04-01
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books
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Stressed out? Wringing your hands? Great! You're on the path to success, enlightenment, and happiness. Author Ellis Weiner and illustrator Roz Chast, experts in the field of fretting, reveal how to maximize worry, harness its power, and achieve personal goals -- wealth, great sex, safer driving, and world travel. Through focused worrying, dedicated practitioners not only lose weight, they even control exactly where they will shed the pounds. And if they're pregnant, they can worry for two! Let us now abandon our quest for inner peace and embrace that gnawing tension!

Author Biography

Ellis Weiner has been apprehensive most of his life while writing for National Lampoon , the Paris Review , Spy , and the New Yorker . He now lives and worries in Pennsylvania.

Roz Chast's illustrations have appeared anxiously in the New Yorker since 1978.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Worry and Be Happyp. 12
Weight and Diet: Worry Your Weight Away!p. 17
Health and Fitness: Worrycising Workouts for Wellnessp. 27
Career Management: Worry at Work to Win!p. 37
Personal Finance: Worry Your Way to Wealth!p. 49
Dating: He Frets, She Fretsp. 63
Sex: The Essence of Worryp. 75
Love and Marriage: Worry Your Way from Bedding to Weddingp. 83
Pregnancy: When and Why to Worry with One on the Wayp. 95
Parenting: The Worry Yearsp. 107
At Home: The Place to Hang Your Worryp. 117
Driving: The Road Worrierp. 125
Travel: Worry Your Way Around the Worldp. 135
Self-Realization: Worry Yourself Awake and Awarep. 143
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