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The Pursuit of Meaning: Viktor Frankl, Logotherapy, and Life Summary ¾ 2 ñ ➶ [Reading] ➸ The Pursuit of Meaning: Viktor Frankl, Logotherapy, and Life By Join or create book clubs ➫ – Contains the essence of the logotherapeutic writings of Viktor Frankl who Atients to society does not see a tensionless life as a therapeutic goal Tension is part of living as a human being in a human society To remain healthy the unhealthy tensions of body and psyche are to be avoided But the healthy tension of the spirit strengthens our spiritual muscles The healthiest tension is between what we are and what we have the vision of growing toward or to use Frankls favorite phrase the tension between being and meaning Psychotherapy and Existentialism p The struggle for meaning is not easy Life does not owe us pleasure it does offer us meaning Mental health does not come to those who demand happiness but to those who find meanings to them happiness comes as a side product It must ensue noted Frankl. As other reviewers have noted Viktor Frankl but while certain time specific details may have changed the existential issues themselves have not As I say if anything they've grown all the pressing & inexorableFor anyone who feels that nagging insidious emptiness of our times replete with its frantic distractions that just don't work for than a few seconds anyway this book is a reminder that in depth psychology & philosophy were once not just the preserve of specialists & scholars but of vital interest to the general public Ordinary people—as if anyone is just ordinary—were asking those uestions of meaning & purpose struggling to make sense of their lives and to live those lives at a deeper richer level It's a struggle that needs to be pursued than ever nowMost highly recommended

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Contains the essence of the logotherapeutic writings of Meaning Epub #181 of Viktor Frankl who The Pursuit PDFEPUBnoted that many readers report that they understand some parts of logotherapy Pursuit of Meaning PDF #9734 for the first time after reading this book Fabry wrote in the Pursuit of Meaning Viktor Frankl Epubintroduction Many older therapies place responsibility for our difficulties on our early upbringing Logotherapy is education to responsibility Outside influences are important but not all determining Within limitations we have a say about who we are and who we want to become We need never let ourselves be reduced to helpless victims Conseuently logotherapy unlike therapies that aim at euilibrium by adjusting p. Very clear

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The Pursuit of Meaning Viktor Frankl Logotherapy and LifeIt cannot be pursued Unconscious God p Logotherapy maintains and restores mental health by providing a sound view of the human being and the world as we know it It draws on the Pursuit of Meaning Viktor Frankl Epubhuge reservoir of health stored in our specifically human dimension our creativity our capacity to love our reaching out to others our desire to be useful our ability to orient to goals and our will to meaning Logophilosophy emphasizes what is right with us what we like about ourselves our accomplishments and our peak experiences It also considers the ualities we dislike so we may change them our failures so we can learn from them our abysses so we may lift ourselves up knowing that peaks exist and can be reached. Joseph B FabryThe Pursuit of MeaningViktor Frankl Logotherapy and LifeBerkeley CA Institute of Logotherapy Press 1987 3rd editionISBN 0 917867 04 1; paperback 197 pagesLibrary of Congress call number RC489L6F33 1987 Joseph Fabry was a colleague and close friend of Viktor FranklThis book does not attempt to add anything to what Frankl himself taughtBut it presents Frankl's thought in a formatthat makes it easier for all readers to understand Frankl wanted to put the meaning seeking dimensionback into psychotherapyAll human persons seek meaning for their livesAnd each person finds himself in a specific situationwhich provides many possible meaningsWe are free to choose what we will do with our lives In many places in this book Fabry encourages the readerto take his or her freedom seriouslyand to create a uniue meaningfor that person's place in the world and in lifeEven tho other forms of psychology do not believe in personal freedomLogotherapy definitely doesThis book offers inspiration and encouragementfor us freely to create the new meanings of our livesYou will find other books along the same linesby searching the Internet for Authenticity BibliographyBooks on the uest for meaning will be found here on the InternetMeaning in Life BibliographyJames Leonard Park existential philosopher