After the Book of Mormon this would be my second ecommendation to anyone looking for purpose in life Here s a poignant "excerpt from one of my favorite parts of the book when Frankl has been in "from one of my favorite parts of the book when Frankl has been in and other camps for several years and doesn t know the war is only weeks away from ending He had decided to escape his camp near Dachau with a friend and was visiting some of his patients for the last timeI came to my only countryman who was almost dying and whose life it had been my ambition to save in spite of myself but my comrade seemed to guess that something was wrong perhaps I showed a little nervousness In a tired voice he asked me You too are getting out I denied it but I found it difficult to avoid his sad look After my ound I eturned to him Again a hopeless look greeted me and somehow I felt it to be an accusation The unpleasant feeling that had gripped me as soon as I had told my friend I would escape with him became intense Suddenly I decided to take fate into my own hands for once I an out of the hut and told my friend that I could not go with him As soon as I had told him with finality that I had made up my mind to stay with my patients the unhappy feeling left me I did not know what the following days would bring but I had gained an inward peace that I had never experienced before I eturned to the hut sat down on the "Boards At My Countryman "at my countryman feet and tried to comfort himI found such strength and wisdom in this book strength and advice for me as a mother of six young children While potty training bending over to clean up a handful of toys for the the thousandth time that day scraping Play Dough off of a filthy kitchen floor on hands and knees and prepa. Man's Search for Meaning has iveted generations of eaders with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival Between 1942 and 1945 psychiatrist Viktor Frankl labored in four different camps including Auschwitz wh.
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"that matter what are we actually living for I for one cannot answer those particular uestions "matter what are we actually living for I for one cannot answer those particular uestions you but know that I am also one of those who is sear The original part one was the strongest I think because the est started to go into the typical psychobabble inherent to books trying to contribute to the academic side of psychology or psychiatry but the first part eally grounded the idea of giving meaning to one existence into personal experience and I found it very poignant about the mental state of people in very stressful and hopeless situations It s a very empowering and important idea that no matter the situation a person can control their behavior and influence their "Own Feelings Of The Situation This Idea Of A Person "feelings of the situation This idea of a person so much control over their own selves and survival is one I whole heartedly agree with Anyone having trouble figuring out life or what the point is could benefit from eading this I think After I ead this book which I finished many many years ago I had become self critical of any future endeavours which would take up a lot of my time I would ask myself is this or will this be meaningful to me and if the answer was no I wouldn t do it It was this book that influenced me to consciously live as meaningful a life as possible to Place A Great Value a great value the journey and not just the destination while knowing that meaningful doesn t always mean enjoyable Meaningful should be euated with fulfilling So I studied Physics instead of Engineering I went to York U instead of U of T I went to Europe instead of immediately entering the workforce after graduation I want to ecommend this book to all of my grade 12 students. Rankl's theory known as logotherapy from the Greek word logos meaning holds that our primary drive in life is not pleasure as Freud maintained but the discovery and pursuit of what we personally find meaningful In the decades since its first publicatio. Ring the fifth snack of the day for several hungry mouths directly after doing the dishes from the previous snack I find the text of this book to give profound meaning to small and simple acts of selflessness patience and service What a profound eminder that The immediate influence of behavior is always effective than that of
I desperately needed ead this book if only to emember to be calm and kind to my little ones so that they will pass on the favor "To Their Own Next "their own next Bravo to Viktor Frankl for bringing human frailty and greatness into perspectiveEverything to Viktor Frankl for bringing human frailty and greatness into perspectiveEverything be taken from a man but one thing the last of the human freedoms to choose one s attitude in any given set of circumstances to choose one s own way Frankl Trotzdem Ja zum Leben sagen Ein Psychologe erlebt das Konzentrationslager Man s Search for Meaning an introduction to logotherapy Viktor E Frankl Man s Search for Meaning is a 1946 book by Viktor Frankl chronicling his experiences as an Auschwitz concentration camp inmate during World War II and describing his psychotherapeutic method which involved identifying a purpose in life to feel positively about and then immersively imagining that outcome According to Frankl the way a prisoner imagined the future affected his longevity The book intends to answer the uestion How was everyday life in a concentration camp eflected in the mind of the average prisoner Part One constitutes Frankl s analysis of his experiences in the concentration camps while Part Two introduces his ideas of meaning and his theory called logotherapy What is it that makes life worth living Is it the pursuit of happiness Attaining success As human beings living in a vast. Ile his parents brother and pregnant wife perished Based on his own experience and the stories of his many patients Frankl agrues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it find meaning in it and forward with enewed purpose ,Words I Desperately Needed