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.
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.
Source: Mail on Sunday
Provides an enlightening and balanced argument that'll leave you much more aware of why you do the things you do. Source: 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. Source: Culture Trip
This thoughtful book . . . is almost spookily relevant in this age of digital one upmanship and increasing anxiety. A real game-changer. Source: Marie Claire
an absorbing recent addition to the self-help subgenre . . . it is primarily an accessible exploration of the work of the Austrain psychotherapist Alfred Adler Author: Oliver Burkeman Source: Guardian Weekly
About the Author
Ichiro Kishimi lives in Kyoto. He writes, lectures and teaches in psychiatric clinics as a certified counsellor and consultant for the Japanese Society of Adlerian Psychology. Fumitake Koga is a freelance writer.