The Courage to Be Disliked

The Japanese Phenomenon That Shows You How to Change Your Life and Achieve Real Happiness

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up for the mind, The Courage to Be Disliked is the Japanese phenomenon that shows you how to free yourself from the shackles of past experiences and others’ expectations to achieve real happiness.

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.

Using the theories of Alfred Adler, one of the three giants of twentieth century psychology, this book follows an...

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Marc Andreessen Co-Founder/Andreessen HorowitzSmash hit in Japan, and easy to see why. Adlerian psychology meets Stoic philosophy in Socratic dialogue. Compelling from front to back. Highly recommend. (Source)

Charlamagne Tha God Radio Presenter/The Breakfast ClubHad to take my time reading this one. AMAZING READ. Not that I didn't have the courage to be disliked it's actually one of my specialities but the reasoning why it's ok to be disliked and the understanding behind people disliking you and why you shouldn't give a sh*t is incredible. I highly recommend this one!!!! (Source)

Ryan Hoover It's like this book was written just for me. I came away with so many 'aha!' moments that have helped me better understand myself. (Source)

Tobi Lütke Founder & CEO/ShopifyProbably the best book I’ve read in the last couple of years. (Source)

Amir Salihefendic "The Courage to Be Disliked" is a great intro to Alfred Adler's psychology — the not super known third giant of modern psychology. The book is written by a Japanese author using the Socratic method. It's worth checking out 👍 (Source)

Tobi Lutke Read the book! But if you did, this is a great reminder summary (Source)

Corneliu Bodea You really need to be prepared for being disliked. (Source)

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