Anxiety, depression and many other conditions are closely related with the anxiety that one should conform to expectations, whether of internal or external origin, to be someone different. It often seems difficult to simply follow one’s own values, needs, interests and aspirations, although they lead to higher levels of happiness in the long-run.
Keywords: happiness, decisions, identity, psychotherapy, psychiatry
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The Courage to Be Oneself (1) Christian Jonathan Haverkampf