The Courage to Be Disliked: How to Free Yourself, Change your Life and Achieve Real Happiness

The Courage to Be Disliked: How to Free Yourself, Change your Life and Achieve Real Happiness

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.

Title:The Courage to Be Disliked: How to Free Yourself, Change your Life and Achieve Real Happiness
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781760630737
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  • Jen - The Tolkien Gal

    What do we say to the god of self-help books?Not today. Maybe tomorrow.But this, this isn't a self-help book. And fuck it, I'm going to be brutally honest on Goodreads because you are all wonderful pe...

  • Lee

    This book was really famous in Japan, it became number one on the bestseller list in 2014. After then, it translated in Korean and it stayed on bestseller list for 33 weeks in Korea. At first time I ...

  • Heather!

    I don't know if I can get through all of this. I've never reviewed a book before I finished it, but I feel it's warranted here. First, the title is a bait and switch as it is all about Western Adleria...

  • Bedelia

    Victim blaming. “Trauma does not exist” “People CHOOSE to be unhappy”. This is the worst book I have ever read. So glad it was a give away. I’ll be regifting it to file 13....

  • Krystal

    Inspiring, thought-provoking and deeper than a Taylor Swift song. 'All you can do with regard to your own life is choose the best path that you believe in. On the other hand, what kind of judgement...

  • Krishna Chaitanya

    Teleology: The study of the purpose of the given phenomenon, rather than it's cause.The past events does not define our present or future. People are not driven by past causes, but move toward goals t...

  • Reba

    I found the tone of this book contrived and condescending, with poorly written dialogue (although hard to know how much of that is due to the translation). The worst faults for me, however, were the o...

  • Kalyn Nicholson

    I have goosebumps finishing this book. So many strong pieces of wisdom within these pages that not only had me rethink many of the conclusions I have on life but also allowed me to put new truths into...

  • Kristine

    For a start, readers should know that there is no "Japanese phenomenon" here. This is psychobabble based on Alfred Adler's teachings written by Japanese authors. Framing this book as a "Japanese pheno...

  • Alessandra Nigro

    I rarely leave reviews here on Goodreads, but this book has the potential to change lives.It introduces the reader to so many new concepts, yet in such an approachable way, that every chapter ends wit...