16 quotes from Prisoners of Our Thoughts: Viktor Frankl’s Principles for Discovering Meaning in Life and Work: ‘When we work creatively and productively. To address the Crisis of Meaning in our lives, work, and society, Dr. Alex Pattakos and Elaine Dundon have written an updated and expanded edition of the. Praise. “In this newly revised edition, Alex Pattakos and Elaine Dundon not only honor the legacy of Viktor Frankl but further it by bringing his work to a new.

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Mar 15, Marsha rated it liked it Shelves: I didn’t think it added anything that wasn’t captured in and executed better in Frankl’s book. I was pursuing what I found meaningful then. From Global to Local.

I’m not sure all the “exercises” are meaningful, but the prioners of the book is good and not too heavy of a read. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. When we complain, we disconnect. Whether religious or agnostic or atheist I am Great insight. Feb 14, Felwah Al-Quraini rated it liked it.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Drawing on the entire body of Frankl’s work, they identify seven ”core principles” and demonstrate how they can be applied to everyday life and work. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Aug 19, Agoes rated it it was ok Shelves: They bring therapy from prissoners clinic into the corporate world.

But it is pleasant to read and take in as a mental breath mint refresher. There are ways of rising above the human condition, not escaping it, but transcending it through liberation from poor values, perspectives and attitudes.


We are no longer a prisoner of our thoughts.

PRISONERS OF OUR THOUGHTS: Victor Frankl’s Principles at Work

Want to Read saving…. While Viktor Frankl is a pioneer, and nothing can replace his books and examples, every new perspective helps to digest and learn the concept that much better.

Books on logotherapy can truly change your life by helping to know how to live with a meaning. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. When we work directly for the good of others, meaning deepens in ways that reward us beyond measure. May 28, NormaCenva rated it really liked it Shelves: Frankl vividly showed that you always have the ultimate freedom to choose your attitude-you don’t have to be a prisoner of your thoughts.

For those of you reading this on my blog – check out the “Abebooks” icon at right. Thompson, Lieutenant Colonel, U. Now that I am through the book, I will go back and do some of the chapter-ending exercises. The authors researched and summarized the wisdom of the world-renowned psychiatrist and existential philosopher, Dr.

Contents Foreword by Stephen R.

Prisoners of Our Thoughts

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Dec 02, Oscar Romero rated it it was amazing Shelves: Only by putting meaning at the core and developing a culture of meaning in our lives, work, and society will we be truly inspired, fulfilled, and reach our highest potential.


Given what I have learned from this one quote, I feel a responsibility to recommend Prisoners of Our Thoughts to others. Nov 05, Hans rated it really liked it Shelves: Be the first to ask a question about Prisoners of Our Thoughts. The Bullet Journal Method. What is meaningful to me now is different.

It’s then that the freedom to choose our attitude takes center stage. To find deeper meaning, we must be willing to challenge our current perspectives, ask new questions, and be open to trying new directions. This is a truth long understood at the heart of all meaningful spiritual traditions. The author of this book provided free copies prisonres the book to have their book reviewed by a professional reviewer.

And one might even be surprised with some partakos the answers that emerge.

Prisoners of Our Thoughts Quotes by Alex Pattakos

Okr contrast, in the I-Thou relationship we relate to others out of respect, friendship, and love. He believes that in this century making a will is becoming more important than making a living. Reading this book is a choice— a choice to add deeper meaning to your life. For more control over what you subscribe to, head thougths over to our subscription page. Dec 19, Holly Harrison rated it it was amazing. This article is not an endorsement, but a review.