• BLOG | Is Nietzsche correct? Does trauma make us stronger?

    “That which does not kill us makes us stronger” - Friedrich Nietzsche Friedrich Nietzsche was one of the most influential and contentious philosophers of Modern Age. As well as being my favourite philosopher of all time, he is renowned for his universal psychological insights. But is his infamous comment on the benefits of trauma simply something you can tell your friends next time they are suffering, or does it have scientific merit? Think about the totality of your suffering. Would you erase that from your life or your memory just to keep the happiest moments? Nietzsche [...]

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