Man s Search For Meaning Book
Score: 5
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Man s Search For Meaning


  • Author : Viktor E Frankl
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2013-12-09
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781448177684

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Man s Search For Meaning Excerpt :

Over 16 million copies sold worldwide 'Every human being should read this book' Simon Sinek One of the outstanding classics to emerge from the Holocaust, Man's Search for Meaning is Viktor Frankl's story of his struggle for survival in Auschwitz and other Nazi concentration camps. Today, this remarkable tribute to hope offers us an avenue to finding greater meaning and purpose in our own lives.

Man s Search For Meaning  Gift Edition Book

Man s Search For Meaning Gift Edition


  • Author : Viktor E. Frankl
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-06
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9780807060117

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Man s Search For Meaning Gift Edition Excerpt :

A book for finding purpose and strength in times of great despair, the international best-seller is still just as relevant today as when it was first published. “This is a book I reread a lot . . . it gives me hope . . . it gives me a sense of strength.” —Anderson Cooper, Anderson Cooper 360/CNN This seminal book, which has been called “one of the outstanding contributions to psychological thought” by Carl Rogers and “one of the great books of our time” by Harold Kushner, has been translated into more than fifty languages and sold over sixteen million copies. “An enduring work of survival literature,” according to the New York Times, Viktor Frankl’s riveting account of his time in the Nazi concentration camps, and his insightful exploration of the human will to find meaning in spite of the worst adversity, has offered solace and guidance to generations of readers since it was first published in 1946. At the heart of Frankl’s theory of logotherapy (from the Greek word for “meaning”) is a conviction that the primary human drive is not pleasure, as Freud maintained, but rather the discovery and pursuit of what the individual finds meaningful. Today, as new generations face new challenges and an ever more complex and uncertain world, Frankl’s classic work continues to inspire us all to find significance in the very act of living, in spite of all obstacles. This gift edition come with endpapers, supplementary photographs, and several of Frankl’s previously unpublished letters, speeches, and essays. This book was published with two different covers. Customers will be shipped one of the two at random.

Man s Search For Ultimate Meaning Book
Score: 3.5
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Man s Search For Ultimate Meaning


  • Author : Viktor E. Frankl
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2018-09-11
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781541699090

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Man s Search For Ultimate Meaning Excerpt :

Viktor Frankl, bestselling author of Man's Search for Meaning, explains the psychological tools that enabled him to survive the Holocaust Viktor Frankl is known to millions as the author of Man's Search for Meaning, his harrowing Holocaust memoir. In this book, he goes more deeply into the ways of thinking that enabled him to survive imprisonment in a concentration camp and to find meaning in life in spite of all the odds. He expands upon his groundbreaking ideas and searches for answers about life, death, faith and suffering. Believing that there is much more to our existence than meets the eye, he says: 'No one will be able to make us believe that man is a sublimated animal once we can show that within him there is a repressed angel.' In Man's Search for Ultimate Meaning, Frankl explores our sometimes unconscious desire for inspiration or revelation. He explains how we can create meaning for ourselves and, ultimately, he reveals how life has more to offer us than we could ever imagine.

The Unheard Cry for Meaning Book

The Unheard Cry for Meaning


  • Author : Viktor E. Frankl
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-08-09
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451664386

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The Unheard Cry for Meaning Excerpt :

In our age of depersonalization, Frankl teaches the value of living to the fullest. Upon his death in 1997, Viktor E. Frankl was lauded as one of the most influential thinkers of our time. The Unheard Cry for Meaning marked his return to the humanism that made Man's Search for Meaning a bestseller around the world. In these selected essays, written between 1947 and 1977, Dr. Frankl illustrates the vital importance of the human dimension in psychotherapy. Using a wide range of subjects—including sex, morality, modern literature, competitive athletics, and philosophy—he raises a lone voice against the pseudo-humanism that has invaded popular psychology and psychoanalysis. By exploring mankind's remarkable qualities, he brilliantly celebrates each individual's unique potential, while preserving the invaluable traditions of both Freudian analysis and behaviorism.

Yes to Life Book
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Yes to Life


  • Author : Viktor E. Frankl
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-23
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9780807005552

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Yes to Life Excerpt :

Find hope even in these dark times with this rediscovered masterpiece, a companion to his international bestseller Man’s Search for Meaning. Eleven months after he was liberated from the Nazi concentration camps, Viktor E. Frankl held a series of public lectures in Vienna. The psychiatrist, who would soon become world famous, explained his central thoughts on meaning, resilience, and the importance of embracing life even in the face of great adversity. Published here for the very first time in English, Frankl’s words resonate as strongly today—as the world faces a coronavirus pandemic, social isolation, and great economic uncertainty—as they did in 1946. He offers an insightful exploration of the maxim “Live as if you were living for the second time,” and he unfolds his basic conviction that every crisis contains opportunity. Despite the unspeakable horrors of the camps, Frankl learned from the strength of his fellow inmates that it is always possible to “say yes to life”—a profound and timeless lesson for us all.

Man S Search For Meaning Book
Score: 4
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Man S Search For Meaning


  • Author : Viktor Emil Frankl
  • Publisher : Ratna Sagar
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Concentration camp inmates
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN 10 : 8171082114

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The Will to Meaning Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Will to Meaning


  • Author : Viktor E. Frankl
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2014-06-24
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101664025

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The Will to Meaning Excerpt :

From the author of Man's Search for Meaning, one of the most influential works of psychiatric literature since Freud. Holocaust survivor Viktor E. Frankl is known as the founder of logotherapy, a mode of psychotherapy based on man's motivation to search for meaning in his life. The author discusses his ideas in the context of other prominent psychotherapies and describes the techniques he uses with his patients to combat the "existential vacuum." Originally published in 1969 and compiling Frankl's speeches on logotherapy, The Will to Meaning is regarded as a seminal work of meaning-centered therapy. This new and carefully re-edited version is the first since 1988.

Man s Search For Meaning Book
Score: 4
From 137 Ratings

Man s Search For Meaning


  • Author : Viktor E. Frankl
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 221
  • ISBN 10 : 9780671023379

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Man s Search For Meaning Excerpt :

A prominent Viennese psychiatrist recounts his experiences in a Nazi concentration camp that led to the development of his existentialist approach to psychotherapy

Living a Life that Matters Book
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

Living a Life that Matters


  • Author : Harold S. Kushner
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2003-12-16
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781400077694

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Living a Life that Matters Excerpt :

In this bestselling work of spiritual advice, the beloved author shows how even our smallest daily actions can become stepping steps toward integrity. Drawing on the stories of his own congregants, on literature, current events and, above all, on the Biblical story of Jacob (the worldly trickster who evolves into a man of God), Rabbi Harold S. Kushner—author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People—addresses some of the most persistent dilemmas of the human condition: Why do decent people so often violate their moral standards? How can we pursue justice without giving in to the lure of revenge? How can we turn our relationships with family and friends into genuine sources of meaning? Persuasive and sympathetic, filled with humanity and warmth, Living a Life That Matters is a deeply rewarding book.

Planning with Kids Book

Planning with Kids


  • Author : Nicole Avery
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-05-04
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 9780730375661

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Planning with Kids Excerpt :

The ultimate guide for parents who dream of having a little less chaos and a lot more time for the good things in life Written by mother of five, Nicole Avery, this book shows harried parents how, with just a bit of planning, family life can become easier to manage, less stressful, and decidedly more fun. "Dream on," you say? "I might as well try to herd cats as to get my kids to follow a lot of arbitrary rules!" And Nicole would agree, which is why Planning with Kids isn't like any other parenting guide out there. It was inspired by Nicole's blog of the same name, which, over the past three years, has garnered a huge audience of likeminded parents who have achieved nothing short of miraculous results following her advice. While other prescriptive guides offer mums and dads cook-cutter solutions to the challenges of raising kids, this handbook focuses on one simple, straightforward idea: by implementing a few simple strategies for how you do things, you'll make more time for you to be you and your kids to be kids. You'll find strategies for streamlining and enhancing everything from the routines of daily life, to family relationships, to budgeting and finances, playtime and much more! Contains a full section on menus and cooking, including recipes, supported online by a planning-with-family meal planner Divided into sections so that readers can dip-in and dip-out for information as they need it as their family expands and grows up!

Do the Birds Still Sing in Hell   Book

Do the Birds Still Sing in Hell


  • Author : Horace Greasley
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant
  • Release Date : 2014-06-10
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 434
  • ISBN 10 : 1459681266

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Do the Birds Still Sing in Hell Excerpt :

Horace 'Jim' Greasley was twenty years of age in the spring of 1939 when Adolf Hitler invaded Czechoslovakia and latterly Poland. There had been whispers and murmurs of discontent from certain quarters and the British government began to prepare for the inevitable war. After seven weeks training with the 2nd/5th Battalion Leicester, he found himself facing the might of the German army in a muddy field south of Cherbourg, in Northern France, with just thirty rounds of ammunition in his weapon pouch. Horace's war didn't last long. He was taken prisoner on 25th May 1940 and forced to endure a ten week march across France and Belgium en - route to Holland. Horace survived...barely...food was scarce; he took nourishment from dandelion leaves, small insects and occasionally a secret food package from a sympathetic villager, and drank rain water from ditches. Many of his fellow comrades were not so fortunate. Falling by the side of the road through sheer exhaustion and malnourishment meant a bullet through the back of the head and the corpse left to rot. After a three day train journey without food and water, Horace found himself incarcerated in a prison camp in Poland. It was there he embarked on an incredible love affair with a German girl interpreting for his captors. He experienced the sweet taste of freedom each time he escaped to see her, yet incredibly he made his way back into the camp each time, sometimes two, three times every week. Horace broke out of the camp then crept back in again under the cover of darkness after his natural urges were fulfilled. He brought food back to his fellow prisoners to supplement their meagre rations. He broke out of the camp over two hundred times and towards the end of the war even managed to bring radio parts back in. The BBC news would be delivered daily to over 3,000 prisoners. This is an incredible tale of one man's adversity and defiance of the German nation.

When All You ve Ever Wanted Isn t Enough Book
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

When All You ve Ever Wanted Isn t Enough


  • Author : Harold S Kushner
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2011-06-01
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9780330532235

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When All You ve Ever Wanted Isn t Enough Excerpt :

'There is no Answer but there are answers . . .' Rabbi Kushner's previous bestseller, When Bad Things Happen to Good People, brought comfort to millions by helping them cope with life's shattering tragedies. In When All You've Ever Wanted Isn't Enough he applies his compassionate mind to another kind of problem, one more delicate that that of sudden tragedy, but just as dangerous - the felling that life is utterly meaningless. 'Again, I came away impressed and consoled...This book affectingly teaches what Ecclesiastes learned: happiness derives not from wealth, power, learning, indulgence even religiosity, but from living fully in the moment, becoming a good human being, risking the pain of giving yourself to what matters' Los Angeles Times. 'Sensible and helpful...At a time when most self-help manuals are topical consumer reading, it is refreshing to find one that attempts to deal with the timeless' New York Times 'A thoughtful, well-reasoned meditation and a useful spiritual manual' Washington Post 'Wise, compassionate, and sure to be in demand' New York Library Journal

The Daily Stoic Book
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

The Daily Stoic


  • Author : Ryan Holiday
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-10-18
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735211742

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The Daily Stoic Excerpt :

From the team that brought you The Obstacle Is the Way and Ego Is the Enemy, a beautiful daily devotional of Stoic meditations—an instant Wall Street Journal and USA Today Bestseller. Why have history's greatest minds—from George Washington to Frederick the Great to Ralph Waldo Emerson, along with today's top performers from Super Bowl-winning football coaches to CEOs and celebrities—embraced the wisdom of the ancient Stoics? Because they realize that the most valuable wisdom is timeless and that philosophy is for living a better life, not a classroom exercise. The Daily Stoic offers 366 days of Stoic insights and exercises, featuring all-new translations from the Emperor Marcus Aurelius, the playwright Seneca, or slave-turned-philosopher Epictetus, as well as lesser-known luminaries like Zeno, Cleanthes, and Musonius Rufus. Every day of the year you'll find one of their pithy, powerful quotations, as well as historical anecdotes, provocative commentary, and a helpful glossary of Greek terms. By following these teachings over the course of a year (and, indeed, for years to come) you'll find the serenity, self-knowledge, and resilience you need to live well.

Blink Book
Score: 3.5
From 3,954 Ratings

Blink


  • Author : Malcolm Gladwell
  • Publisher : Back Bay Books
  • Release Date : 2007-04-03
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316005043

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Blink Excerpt :

From the #1 bestselling author of The Bomber Mafia, the landmark book that has revolutionized the way we understand leadership and decision making. In his breakthrough bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within. Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant--in the blink of an eye--that actually aren't as simple as they seem. Why are some people brilliant decision makers, while others are consistently inept? Why do some people follow their instincts and win, while others end up stumbling into error? How do our brains really work--in the office, in the classroom, in the kitchen, and in the bedroom? And why are the best decisions often those that are impossible to explain to others? In Blink we meet the psychologist who has learned to predict whether a marriage will last, based on a few minutes of observing a couple; the tennis coach who knows when a player will double-fault before the racket even makes contact with the ball; the antiquities experts who recognize a fake at a glance. Here, too, are great failures of "blink": the election of Warren Harding; "New Coke"; and the shooting of Amadou Diallo by police. Blink reveals that great decision makers aren't those who process the most information or spend the most time deliberating, but those who have perfected the art of "thin-slicing"--filtering the very few factors that matter from an overwhelming number of variables.

The True Believer Book
Score: 4
From 19 Ratings

The True Believer


  • Author : Eric Hoffer
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2011-05-10
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062029355

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The True Believer Excerpt :

“Its theme is political fanaticism, with which it deals severely and brilliantly.” —New Yorker The famous bestseller with “concise insight into what drives the mind of the fanatic and the dynamics of a mass movement” (Wall St. Journal) by the legendary San Francisco longshoreman. A stevedore on the San Francisco docks in the 1940s, Eric Hoffer wrote philosophical treatises in his spare time while living in the railroad yards. The True Believer—the first and most famous of his books—was made into a bestseller when President Eisenhower cited it during one of the earliest television press conferences. Called a “brilliant and original inquiry” and “a genuine contribution to our social thought” by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., this landmark in the field of social psychology is completely relevant and essential for understanding the world today as it delivers a visionary, highly provocative look into the mind of the fanatic and a penetrating study of how an individual becomes one.