“Marie Kondo, but for your brain.” —HelloGiggles
“Compelling from front to back. Highly recommend.” —Marc Andreessen
Reading this book could change your life.
The Courage to Be Disliked, already an enormous bestseller in Asia with more than 3.5 million copies sold, demonstrates how to unlock the power within yourself to be the person you truly want to be.
Is happiness something you choose for yourself? The Courage to Be Disliked presents a simple and straightforward answer. Using the theories of Alfred Adler, one of the three giants of nineteenth-century psychology alongside Freud and Jung, this book follows an illuminating dialogue between a philosopher and a young man. Over the course of five conversations, the philosopher helps his student to understand how each of us is able to determine the direction of our own life, free from the shackles of past traumas and the expectations of others.
Rich in wisdom, The Courage to Be Disliked will guide you through the concepts of self-forgiveness, self-care, and mind decluttering. It is a deeply liberating way of thinking, allowing you to develop the courage to change and ignore the limitations that you might be placing on yourself. This plainspoken and profoundly moving book unlocks the power within you to find lasting happiness and be the person you truly want to be. Millions have already benefited from its teachings, now you can too.
APPLE BOOKS REVIEW
Some “self-help” books peddle obvious truths as earth-shattering discoveries. The Courage to Be Disliked takes the opposite approach, delivering thoughtful and occasionally revelatory insights in an understated, unapologetically intelligent package. Based on the work of influential Austrian psychologist Alfred Adler, this book unfolds as a Socratic dialogue between a wise man and a skeptical young person. The optimistic premise that guides the conversation has universal appeal: Everyone is capable of change, the past does not determine the future, and all behavior is the result of active choices. We’ll return to this eloquent volume again and again.
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Life changing. Do yourself a favor and read this book and then pass it in to anyone else who will read it.
I thought the book did a great job at exposing a lot of our subconscious personalities that we are not aware of on a day to day basis. Like the need to argue and be right in irrelevant matters. But some of the point of view of the philosopher was not argued thoroughly by the student. One of which was his theory of living in the moment. As I expected, he provided a world view that one can only choose now or the future. Never does it cross the student’s mind to ask why not both? That’s my only gripe with this book. I felt like some of the topics could’ve been argued more thoroughly. I understand that would’ve made the book much longer. I felt like some of the position of the student were very amateur and could’ve been left out. Overall, I think it’s a good read but not a final blueprint on how one should live their life. Free advice is only free until you act on it. That’s when it will cost you. So take this book with a grain of salt.
Best way to involve a reader!
I love the way this book is written! It brings the reader in and takes them through this learning experience with the young man. It is awesome!