How to be miserable?

Charlie Munger in his commencement speech on June 13, 1986, to the Harvard School, talks about four ways to become miserable.

Munger continued from where Johnny Carson had spoken. Carson’s prescriptions for sure misery included:

1) Ingesting chemicals in an effort to alter mood or perception

2) Envy

3) Resentment

On top of this, Charlie Munger added 4 more :

  1. Be unreliable
  2. Learn everything you possibly can from your own personal experience
  3. Give up easily, after failing a few times
  4. Don’t apply inversion

Complete speech can be found here