The Joy of Worry

The Joy of Worry




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!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811841399
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 04/29/2004
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 1.00(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

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 Happy12
1.Weight and Diet: Worry Your Weight Away!17
2.Health and Fitness: Worrycising Workouts for Wellness27
3.Career Management: Worry at Work to Win!37
4.Personal Finance: Worry Your Way to Wealth!49
5.Dating: He Frets, She Frets63
6.Sex: The Essence of Worry75
7.Love and Marriage: Worry Your Way from Bedding to Wedding83
8.Pregnancy: When and Why to Worry with One on the Way95
9.Parenting: The Worry Years107
10.At Home: The Place to Hang Your Worry117
11.Driving: The Road Worrier125
12.Travel: Worry Your Way Around the World135
13.Self-Realization: Worry Yourself Awake and Aware143

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