The Courage To Be Disliked: How to free yourself, change your life and achieve real happiness - Courage To series (Paperback)Ichiro Kishimi (author), Fumitake Koga (author)
Interpreting the theories of psychoanalytical titan Alfred Adler in a fresh and liberating manner, this inspirational Japanese bestseller encourages taking control of your own destiny regardless of past experiences and the expectations of others.
The Japanese phenomenon that teaches us the simple yet profound lessons required to liberate our real selves and find lasting happiness.
The Courage to be Disliked shows you how to unlock the power within yourself to become your best and truest self, change your future and find lasting happiness. Using the theories of Alfred Adler, one of the three giants of 19th century psychology alongside Freud and Jung, the authors explain how we are all free to determine our own future free of the shackles of past experiences, doubts and the expectations of others. It's a philosophy that's profoundly liberating, allowing us to develop the courage to change, and to ignore the limitations that we and those around us can place on ourselves.
The result is a book that is both highly accessible and profound in its importance. Millions have already read and benefited from its wisdom. Now that The Courage to be Disliked has been published for the first time in English, so can you.
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 262 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm
'The ideas proffered here will certainly make you think twice about the real cause of the emotional drama in your life. A thought-provoking read.' - Mail on Sunday
'Provides an enlightening and balanced argument that'll leave you much more aware of why you do the things you do.' - Emerald Street
'The Courage To Be Disliked can easily be consumed in an entire day, but its insightful, humanistic ideas will linger in the minds of readers. It's a self-help book of the most unusual variety, but by empowering people to realise that they hold all the keys to unlocking genuine happiness, it's also one of the most worthwhile things you'll read all year..' - Culture Trip
'This thoughtful book . . . is almost spookily relevant in this age of digital one upmanship and increasing anxiety. A real game-changer.' - Marie Claire
'An absorbing recent addition to the self-help subgenre . . . it is primarily an accessible exploration of the work of the Austrian psychotherapist Alfred Adler.' - Oliver Burkeman, The Guardian
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