Written in a free and easy, thoroughly readable style, this is a guide to using the methods of rational emotive psychotherapy(RET) on oneself. The author explains to the reader that hundreds of thousands of people have been trained to be neurotic and can retrain themselves not to be. How? by considering depression as a subject of study just as you would geometry and then by learning new ways to think about people and events. In fast paced story filled chapters he shows the reader the three main reasons for emotional depression and what can be done about them.