Man’s Search for Meaning


“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.”


The book is the remarkable story of a holocaust survivor and psychologist, Viktor Frankl. He explores the key difference between the people who survived the labor camps and those who didn't.


KEY TAKEAWAYS:

1. The main difference between those who survived the camps and those who didn't has nothing to do with physical abilities. It has all to do with attitude and mindset.

2. People who had a clear "why" to live, had much higher chances of survival than those who didn't.

3.You cannot chase happiness. You can set a goal and go after it, happiness then follows as a consequence.


READ IF: You enjoy inspirational stories about life, resilience and mindset.