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The situation is hopeless, but not serious : (the pursuit of unhappiness)

Author: Paul Watzlawick
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1983, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a tongue-in-cheek look at the ways in which we turn ourselves into our own worst enemies. Using metaphors, vignettes, jokes, innuendoes and other "right-hemispheric" language games, Dr. Watzlawick shows how we can make everyday life miserable and inflate trivialities beyond recognition. Those who believe that the search for happiness eventually leads to happiness should consult the chapter "Beware of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Watzlawick
ISBN: 0393018210 9780393018219 0393310213 9780393310214
OCLC Number: 768487134
Description: 125 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: This above all: to thine own self be true! --
Four games with the past --
Russians and americans --
The story of the hammer.
Responsibility: by Paul Watzlawick.

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Calling upon metaphors, vignettes, jokes, innuendos, and certain other "right-hemispheric" language games, Paul Watzlawick shows how we can (and do) make everyday life miserable.  Read more...

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