From the May 1976 magazine.

The perfection trip

. . .and then there is

SO YOU WANT to feel sorry for yourself. Okay. Here are a few tips for getting into self-pity quickly and efficiently. They are all based on the experience of an expert in the field--myself.

The fantasy trip

Sit yourself down and start playing with the key words: "I wish," "if only," and "maybe. "Forget about where you are in reality, and start building a stock of impossible dreams. I wish it were summer. I wish I could afford to buy a new car. I wish I could go to Florida. Wish for anything you don't have.

-- R. P.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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