invigorate your life using a technique developed in a concentration camp

home

search

article menu

featured article
about us moodraiser blog

contact us


YOU WILL FEEL STRONG and happy to the degree you feel your actions have some meaning. Life includes a good deal of suffering in one form or another. If the suffering has some meaning, you can tolerate it well and even find happiness while suffering. Viktor Frankl discovered this while he was in one of Hitler's concentration camps.

Choose something you're unhappy about. Now ask yourself Is there some greater purpose or meaning that is being paid for by my suffering? It doesn't matter what anyone else thinks or what they might think about it. What matters is that your life and your struggles have meaning to you. Does it serve some greater end? Is your suffering the price you must pay for some important purpose?

Don't come up with an answer right away. Ponder it, like a Zen koan, for days or even weeks.

Read more: Meanings And Feelings
and Master The Art Of Making Meaning

Author: Adam Khan
author of the books, Self-Help Stuff That Works and Antivirus For Your Mind
and creator of the blog:
Moodraiser
Articles and Interviews
Learn about sustaining motivation, improving relationships, relieving depression, improving your health, reducing anxiety, becoming more optimistic, enjoying a better mood more often, earning more money, expanding your creativity, making better decisions, resolving conflicts, and much more.

Self-Help Menu
Want to learn to enjoy your relationships with people more? Do better at work? Feel good more often? Have a better attitude? Use the self-help menu.

Facebook and Twitter
We post on Facebook and Twitter a few times a week, focusing on helping you feel good more often.

Search For Anything On YMW
Type in any topic and find all the material on YouMe Works on that topic. You can also browse topics on this page.

Subscribe to Moodraiser
Get articles delivered to your email inbox free. Learn simple methods for lifting your general feeling of well-being right away, and improving your mood over time.

.

Google
 

Explore This Site | Immediate Relief | Bite Size | Home | Contact
Copyright © 2001-2099 -
YouMe Works Publications - All rights reserved.