“This creative power is a striving power; this creative power can be seen in different views, in the power of evolution, in the power of life, in the power which accomplishes the goal of an ideal completion to overcome the difficulties of life.” – Alfred Adler
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Alfred Adler–the physician, the revolutionary thinker known as “the first community psychologist” and the “grandfather of positive psychology” was born on this day 144 years ago (Feb. 413 more words
“Men of genius are admired, men of wealth are envied, men of power are feared; but only men of character are trusted.”
Adlerian Psychology focuses on people’s efforts to compensate for their self-perceived inferiority to others. These feelings of inferiority may derive from one’s position in the family constellation, particularly if early experiences of humiliation occurred; a specific physical condition or defect existed; or a general lack of social feeling for others was present.