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Man’s Search For Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

This book is well worth careful consideration and hard won from bitter experiences.

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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 way.

– Viktor E. FRANKL

As I mentioned at the beginning of the year, I wanted my 2021 to be a year about self-care and me-time. I looked for books people say that greatly changed their lives, and even their perspectives on life and I stumbled on Man’s Search For Meaning. It’s a memoir of Mr E.Franklin, a psychiatrist, who writes about his experience in the concentration camps from 1933 to 1945. However, unlike the books I read about that period, Mr E.Franklin’s version is more of what I consider a psychological textbook.

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The first part of the book is a recount of his time as a prisoner in Auschwitz and his observations and hypothesis about the…

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Freelance writer and radio presenter

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