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Zum Leben MOBI #242 Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival Based on his own experience and the stories of his patients ja zum I read this book for the first time during my senior year in high school The year prior I had gone to Germany for spring break with some fellow classmates During the trip we spent a day visiting a former WWII concentration camp in Dachau As one might expect this visit had a profound effect on me I had of course read and knew about the atrocities that occurred under the Nazi regime but to actually see a camp in person is a deeply haunting and disturbing experience Perhaps for this reason Frankl's book affected me even deeply than it otherwise might have The book is divided into two parts The first section recounts in vivid detail Frankl's horrifying experiences as a prisoner in a Nazi concentration camp Frankl a former psychiatrist also describes his observations of other prisoners and what he felt to be the main way in which people tried to cope with the insurmountable obstacles they faced He found that those who could find meaning or purpose in their suffering were the ones who also seemed better able to find the strength to go on As I recall Frankl personally found his purpose in the hope of someday being able to see his wife again a hope that was strong enough to get him through the daily horrors he facedThe second half of this book is devoted to the therapy he developed based on the search for meaning which he calls logotherapy The basic premise is that those who can find meaning in their suffering are better able to cope with what would otherwise be a struggle too hard to bear As one who majored in psychology I found this section as fascinating as the firstI have read this book at least three times now and it is one of the few books I can say truly changed my life I am ever grateful that I have the wisdom of this book to fall back upon when needed Several years ago at a very young age in my 20s I became ill with a disease that left me bedridden and barely able to speak above a whisper Now 36 I am still bedridden and fighting the same battle It is Frankl's reminder to find meaning and purpose in suffering which I found in the love of my fiancé and my hope of recovery that has helped me to get through each difficult day As Frankl tells us Everything can 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 wayI highly recommend this book

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Trotzdem ja zum Leben sagen Ein Psychologe erlebt das KonzentrationslagerR that the primary human drive is not pleasure but the pursuit of what we find meaningful Man's Search for Meaning has become one of the most influential books in America it continues to inspire us all to find significance in the very act of livin This book stands out as one of the most helpful tools I've found in my life long search for the way to live and be useful to others despite depression As opposed to Freud who believed that the primary drive in man the most urgent motivation was pleasure Frankl believes that it is meaning Now meaning for Frankl is not something abstract and airy and noble but rather something very concrete and specific to your life what is the task that life asks of you that only you can do Look at the circumstances of your life look at your talents and the people that surround you Where is the need that is calling for you to respond For Frankl the hope that kept him trudging on day by day in the concentration camps was the need to re write the manuscript taken away when first imprisoned where he could present to the world his theory of Logotherapy Why I found this book so helpful in my struggles with depression is because one of the rock bottom places where depression can take you is despair Despair is the absence of hope The search for meaning for a response to something life is asking of you is the place where hope is born Frankl states that hope like genuine laughter or like faith or love is not something that we can will into being We cannot make hope appear willy nilly in our lives because hope is than a nice thought it is like true love something that involves your whole being I find this to be true but there are things that we can do to prepare the way for hope's arrival and hope will come it will always come We can search for meaning because searching and looking and asking and expecting are acts and attitudes that we can will Meaning according to Frankl is found in three different forms Meaning is found in creating or doing Meaning is found in experiencing something greater than ourselves and in encountering another being through love And finally meaning can be found in the attitude we take toward unavoidable suffering The important thing here is that in all of these instances the value of the thing that gives meaning is subjective There is no scale out there that says that writing a novel gives meaning than helping your spouse with the dishes When it comes to meaning the small the hidden the unsaid is as important as the great acts of genius and you alone are the judge Orienting yourself to responding in some way to what life is asking of you may not be the sole cure to depression but it is for me a necessary part of any healing process of learning to live and be useful despite the illness

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eBook Æ ePub Trotzdem ja zum Leben sagen Ein Psychologe erlebt das Konzentrationslager ç 9780807014295 Free Ù [PDF / Epub] ❤ Trotzdem ja zum Leben sagen Ein Psychologe erlebt das Konzentrationslager ✅ Viktor E. Frankl – Leben sagen Ein ePUB #186 Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it find meaning in it and move forward with renewed purpose At the heart of his theory known as logotherapy is a conviction Trotzdem ja PDF o For most of the book I felt as dumbfounded as I would have been if I were browsing through a psychiatric journal Filled with references and technical terms and statistics it was mostly a book long affirmation of the then innovative techniue called 'logo therapy' I do not understand how this book is still relevant and found in most popular book stores It might have been that the book was popular in the sixties and seventies as it offered a powerful and logical argument against the reductionist approach that leads inevitably to existential nihilism but is that still relevant today It also attempts to free psychiatry from the belief that 'eros' was the cause of all neurosis and turns the flashlight on repressed 'logos' which forms the premise of the book and the title But while the basic premises are powerful and moving the breadth and scale of repetition of the same ideas and the technical jargon and the constant Freud bashing ensured that I did not enjoy the book as much as I had hoped Further the whole chapter dedicated to the theory that ultimately our basic necessity of 'search for logos' can also be explained as a 'repressed religious drive' and his exhortation to religious people to not look down on irreligious ones read atheists and agnostics just because they have achieved a stage that the atheistsagnostics are still aspiring unconsciously of course towards rang patently false and too much in line with his argument of psychiatry being a sister to theologyI wish Frankl had stuck to his original title of 'The Unconscious God' it would have been representative of the book as his 'logos' argument directly derives from his postulation of a transcendent unconscious super ego that trumps Freud's 'Super Ego' and a spiritual cum instinctual subconscious that trumps Freud's 'id'Unless you are looking for a historical perspective on the technical aspects of psychiatry and about the origins of 'logo therapy' I would not recommend this book especially for general reading If you pick up this book like I did in the hope that it is about Frankl's personal uest for meaning amidst the horrors of Auschwitz with a strong scientific perspective you will be disappointed to find that you have picked up a medical journal that is pedantic and repetitive with hardly any reference to Frankl's personal journey or about how he evolved his theory and practices that did transform many lives based on his experiences