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Also by Joy Behar:

The Great Gasbag, November 2017
Hardcover
Sheetzucacapoopoo 2, March 2009
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When You Need a Lift, September 2007
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When You Need a Lift
Joy Behar

But Don't Want to Eat Chocolate, Pay a Shrink, or Drink a Bottle of Gin

Crown
September 2007
On Sale: September 18, 2007
240 pages
ISBN: 0307351718
EAN: 9780307351715
Hardcover
$19.95
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Self-Help

Life is full of ups and downs. And while keeping your chin up may hide a double chin, it won’t improve your mood. Looking on the bright side will make you squint, which will lead to crow’s feet, and there is nothing cheerful about crow’s feet.

Listen, if you’re feeling down, it’s going to take a lot more to set things right than insipid platitudes about a cloud with a silver lining. (What is that anyway? Acid rain, or what?) In When You Need a Lift, comedienne Joy Behar and a host of her friends share the simple, silly, profound, and personal things they turn to for comfort when life gets hard.

For Joy, it’s her sense of humor and handbags. Not surprisingly, music legend Burt Bacharach turns to songwriting and performing. Kaye Ballard indulges with a big bowl of pasta. Beau Bridges counts his blessings. Former First Lady Barbara Bush finds solace in the work of Jane Austen. Tony Danza plays the ukulele. Larry King recommends laughter—tell a joke, read a funny book; every time you laugh, a little sadness slips away.

And that’s some advice you can actually use.

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