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Finding Meaning in Struggle

Finding Meaning in Struggle

Struggle and adversity are natural challenges, but we should see them as opportunities for growth. Kishimi and Koga's research on resilience highlights the significance of finding purpose and meaning in tough times.

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Embracing Discomfort

Embracing Discomfort

Growth and transformation often involve stepping outside of our comfort zones and embracing feelings of discomfort. According to Kishimi and Koga's book on Adlerian principles, we should see challenges and struggles as opportunities for personal development.

Here are some key ideas to remem...

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Overcoming the Need for Recognition

Overcoming the Need for Recognition

● Seeking recognition and approval can prevent us from being true to ourselves. ● Kishimi and Koga's teachings warn of the dangers of constantly seeking validation from others.

Key Concepts:

  • Authenticity
  • Self-assurance
  • Inner confidence
  • Pur...

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The Power of Choice

The Power of Choice

Our choices shape our lives. They give us the power to create our own paths and define our destinies. By taking control of our decisions and actions, we can break free from society's expectations and explore our true potential.

Key Points:

  • We are in control of our...

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Embracing Imperfection

Embracing Imperfection

We all strive for perfection, but it's important to remember that perfection is unattainable πŸ”₯✨

  • Imperfection is a reminder of our humanity and uniqueness 🌟
  • We should embrace our flaws and mistakes as they help us grow and learn 🌱
  • In the pursuit of perfec...

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Fostering Genuine Connections

Fostering Genuine Connections

Authentic relationships are built on mutual respect, trust, and acceptance. According to Kishimi and Koga, openness and honesty are key in forming genuine connections between people.

By being open and honest, we can create a strong foundation for authentic relat...

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Cultivating Inner Peace

Inner peace comes from within and is not contingent on external circumstances or validation from others.

According to Kishimi and Koga, one can cultivate inner peace and fulfillment through the following practices:

  • Embrace self-acceptance
  • Let go of needing validation ...

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Living in the Present Moment

Living in the Present Moment

In life, we must focus on the present moment. Worrying about the future or dwelling on past regrets prevents us from fully experiencing the here and now. According to Kishimi and Koga, practicing mindfulness and being present is essential for a fulfilling life.

To live fully,...

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Letting Go of Resentment

Letting Go of Resentment

Holding onto resentment and grudges only holds us back from growing as individuals. Learn to forgive and let go of past hurts.

Key concepts: Forgiveness, personal growth, compassion

  • Resentment and grudges can be heavy burdens that limit us.
  • Forgiving other...

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Freedom Lies in Acceptance

Freedom Lies in Acceptance

True freedom comes from accepting oneself as one is, without seeking validation or approval from others. Kishimi and Koga's exploration of Adlerian psychology highlights the importance of embracing personal responsibility and agency in shaping one's own l...

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Meaning in Life

Meaning in Life

  • Many of us struggle with finding meaning, as we are busy with our daily work and distractions.
  • Meaning in life provides us with the purpose of getting up daily, energized and pepped up about the day, being productive in whatever we do.
  • Meaningful lives lead to happiness.
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Resilience During A Global Crisis

Resilience During A Global Crisis

  • Resilience is the ability to handle and recover from stressful situations and crises. It is not simply coping up with adversity, but to experience growth and flowering, finding meaning and purpose, experiencing self-awareness and tasting life in all its flavours.
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Finding meaning

A recent survey found that the average worker would give up $21,000 a year in exchange for a workplace role that always offered them meaning.

Employees who derive meaning from their work are more than three times as likely to stay with their organiza...

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