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Have you ever wondered about the meaning of life? Discover how meaning and purpose can give you the strength to survive anything.
Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl is firstly a book about survival. It documents what Dr. Frankl learned about the meaning of life through the suffering he and others endured in Nazi concentration camps. During that horrific time he was able to find a hope that sustained him. After his experience, he fathered a new type of psychotherapy which challenged Freudian theories of the day and is explained thoroughly in Man's Search for Meaning.
You will learn:
· Why, even in the face of horrendous suffering, we are never powerless
· How holocaust survivors defy Freud's theory of the Pleasure Principle
· Why to find the meaning of life, you must look outside yourself rather than within.
When man has a true reason to live, he will fight to
Jackiehat Zitat gemachtletztes Jahr
“Live as if you were living already for the second time and as if you had acted the first time as wrongly as you are about to act now.”
Irina Sokolovahat Zitat gemachtvor 2 Jahren
One of the most famous theories came from Sigmund Freud, who was convinced that the meaning of life was the pursuit of pleasure. Another well-known psychotherapist, Alfred Adler, theorized that life’s meaning was in the quest for power.