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An interactive companion to help you befriend your bad mood—while laughing at yourself at least once.
You’re grumpy. Sullen. Maybe a little bit mad. Or sad. Or hungry. Whatever the reason, you’re just not feeling it today. You are in a bad mood.
If you’re hoping to be reminded that you should be grateful and happy, then this is not the book for you. This book is here to help you sink deeper into your bad mood and ask some questions. How did you get here? What does it mean? What’s the most effective cure for a total loss of perspective?
If you’re in such a bad mood that even opening this book seems hard, then please feel free to punch it a few times first, or you could use it to wipe your tears. No rush. You’ll be received with open arms whenever you’re ready.
About the Author
Swan Huntley is a writer and illustrator living in Los Angeles. She is the author of the novels Getting Clean with Stevie Green, The Goddesses, We Could Be Beautiful, and I Want You More (2024). She earned her MFA at Columbia University and has received fellowships from MacDowell and Yaddo, where she was the 2019 recipient of The LeSage-Fullilove Residency. Her work has appeared in Salon, The Rumpus, and Psychology Today, among other publications.