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Yes to Life by Viktor E. Frankl

Yes to Life

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Yes to Life by Viktor E. Frankl
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Mar 23, 2020 | ISBN 9780807005552

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“This slim, powerful collection from Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist Frankl (Man’s Search for Meaning) attests to life’s meaning, even in desperate circumstances…This lovely work transcends its original context, offering wisdom and guidance.”
Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

“The case studies are relatable and the overall viewpoint convincing. More than 70 years later, Frankl’s philosophy still inspires.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Frankl’s ideas bear particular consideration right now.”
Washington Post

Yes to Life is a provocative invitation to think about what you believe and what you can do to get through tough times. Its brevity invites you to linger on phrases or re-read pages that interest you. In your pursuit of providing compassionate care under trying conditions, you may find just what you need in a phrase, an insight, or this poem by Rabindranath Tagore: I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was duty. I worked—and behold. Duty was joy.”
Oncology Times

Praise for Man’s Search for Meaning

“An enduring work of survival literature.”
The New York Times

“[Man’s Search for Meaning] might well be prescribed for everyone who would understand our time.”
Journal of Individual Psychology

“An inspiring document of an amazing man who was able to garner some good from an experience so abysmally bad . . . Highly recommended.”
Library Journal

“This is a book I try to read every couple of years. It’s one of the most inspirational books ever written. What is the meaning of life? What do you have when you think you have nothing? Amazing and heartbreaking stories. This is a book that should be in everyone’s library.”
—Jimmy Fallon

“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

Table Of Contents

Introduction by Daniel Goleman

On the Meaning and Value of Life I

On the Meaning and Value of Life II

Experimentum Crucis

Afterword by Franz Vesely
About Viktor E. Frankl
Further Works by Viktor E. Frankl
About the Viktor Frankl Institute
About Daniel Goleman and Franz Vesely

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