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Could Your Disadvantage Be Working In Your Favour?

At the start of the 20th Century, Alfred Adler suggested the counterintuitive Theory of Compensation. His thesis was that disadvantages can often work to our advantage because they develop within us attitudes, strengths and abilities that would otherwise not appear. 505 more words


What Life Could Mean to You - A Book Review

Had Alfred Adler’s What Life Could Mean To You taken on the meaning of life, I would call his stance an eloquent and attractive cop-out. However, this book does not question the very fabric our being (like Edward O. 584 more words

Articles & Reviews

Learn, Make Mistakes, Learn How To Live.

“What do you first do when you learn to swim? You make mistakes, do you not? And what happens? You make other mistakes, and when you have made all the mistakes you possibly can without drowning – and some of them many times over – what do you find? 35 more words

Poetry & Quotes


Alfred Adler was an Austrian doctor who is revered to this day in the field of pyschology, emphasised his research on the inner personality feelings, that resulted in coining of the term ‘inferiority complex’. 17 more words

Fact Food

February 7 in history

457  Leo I became emperor of the Byzantine Empire.

1074 Pandulf IV of Benevento was killed battling the invading Normans at the Battle of… 623 more words


You’re Not Everyone’s Cup of Coffee (Soul. Musings. 01/12/17)

The world is filled with people who are looking for validation and approval of who they are. It’s natural to want to be liked, loved, and valued. 488 more words


Alfred Adler

​It is easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them. – Alfred Adler