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Fitting In Is Overrated: The Survival Guide for Anyone Who Has Ever Felt Like an Outsider
To thine own self be true. But can you do that while still being a valued part of the wider community? Or must you always sacrifice your own inclinations and desires to fit in? For anyone who has ever felt like an outsider at work, in groups, in school, or even in your own extended family, help is on the way. Bestselling author Leonard Felder, PhD, has written the first bo ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published October 7th 2008 by Sterling
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I'm going to hang on to this book for a while. Some good simple ideas, but the diversity of content makes it a very useful book. I'm also going to look at other books the author has available... his writing makes challenging subjects very approachable.
I found this an interesting book. I think most of us have had the feeling of being an outsider at times. I liked what the author had to say. Sometimes we are just not going to fit in and this is OK. I thought the chapter on families and how to cope when you don't fit into the structure of your own family was an interesting one. I also liked the message that we all have to have two ideas in our heads at the same time. One idea in our head is that we are strong and can do anything and another that ...more