The Courage to be Disliked, Emotions, Tasks, Pursuit of superiority,…
The Courage to be Disliked
Etiology - Cause rather than purpose
Cause and effect
Teleology - Purpose rather than cause
"No matter what has occurred in your life, it should have no bearing on how you are now"
"To rid one's problems, all one can do is live in the universe alone" - Adler
Praise vs Rebuke
Abnormal and complicated state
All problems from interpersonal relationships
"You've avoided interpersonal relationships by disliking yourself"
"Accepting one's irreplaceable "this me" just as it is."
Confidence in others
The universe is our community
Not limited to a specific setting
Do not cling to small communities
"I am to use of someone"
Contribution to others
"Harmony of life"
Existing in moments
Holism - don't control you
Objective vs Subjective world
Separation of tasks
Attachment to self to concern for others
"You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink"
Pursuit of superiority
Help for growth
Showing off to cover feelings of inferiority
Spotlight on the now