Troubled Times
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What To Worry About Now

You could start the new year worrying about the traditional apprehensions—they're going to find out about me, it's not going to go away on its own, this will end badly, I've made a terrible mistake, even the brief moments of joy I experience in life will prove to be insufficient when measured against the constant crushing sorrows, the cable company is going to change all the channel assignments and it's going to take me forever to figure out where my shows are, etc.—or you could aim higher, and align your anguish to troubles that are considerably more complex (if indeed less likely). Let us know how that works out [...]