The courage to be disliked

Behind its provocative title, the opposite of everything we’ve been taught since childhood, this simple but profound book shows how to unlock the power within to become your best and truest self.

Using the theories of Alfred Adler, one of the three giants of 19th-century psychology alongside Freud and Jung, the book takes the form of a conversation between a philosopher and a young man. The philosopher explains to his pupil 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 us.

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