Exaggerated sensitivity: I’ve met that in myself and a few franchisees over 14 years.
Meanings are not determined by situations, but we determine ourselves by the meanings we give to situations.
Every therapeutic cure, and still more, any awkward attempt to show the patient the truth, tears him from the cradle of his freedom from responsibility and must therefore reckon with the most vehement resistance.
My difficulties belong to me!
To be a human being means to possess a feeling of inferiority which constantly presses towards its own conquest. The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge for conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.
— Alfred Adler 1870-1937