MAN’S SEARCH FOR MEANING
by Viktor E. Frankl
In a concentration camp, all meaning and life goals are stripped away. When left with nothing but the skin on their backs, why do some prisoners persevere and survive while others collapse or give up? Renowned psychiatrist Viktor Frankl survived the Nazi death camps as a prisoner. In this book, he chronicled his camp experiences and how he developed logotherapy as an approach to help people overcome anxiety and find meaning, happiness and fulfillment in life. By finding meaning in life, you’ll unlock a powerful driving force that has empowered mankind to overcome extreme odds and achieve extraordinary feats.
In this summary, you’ll learn:
• The 3 psychological phases that a prisoner experiences in a concentration camp, as he moves from shock to apathy and then depersonalization; and
• Howsome prisoners persevere and survive against the odds, and the specific coping mechanisms that they used;
• About logotherapy, and how you can use it to overcome anxiety, make good decisions, and find meaning and happiness in life.
Who should read this:
• Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Counselors, Therapists, and people developers
• People who’re feeling lost or seeking happiness, meaning and purpose in life