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to suffer is to live ,to survive is to find meaning in that suffering. Viktor Frankl's,auther and phycatrist, family died in the concentration camps of Germany.in his novel Man's search for meaning he expalaind how even in extreme hunger, cold and brutality one can survive and can achive spritual freedom. man's search for meaning is a story that could excuse a person's belief about li fe being meaningless and suicide a reasonable option. with minemum of humanity, Frankl keept an optimist. he pro
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  to suffer is to live ,to survive is to find meaning in that suffering.Viktor Frankl's,auther and phycatrist, family died in the concentration camps of Germany.in his novel Man's search for meaning he expalaind how even in extreme hunger, cold and brutality one can survive and can achive spritual freedom. man's search for meaning is a story that could excuse a person's belief about life being meaningless and suicide a reasonable option. with minemum of humanity, Frankl keept an optimist. he proved that even in the most terrible circumstannces, one still can choose to how to take their circumstances and create meaning out of them.to find a meaning in their sufferings . this book has two secotins in frst one is all about frankl's ecperince in concentration camp wich starts with the delusion of reprieve . Frankl and nearly every member imprisoned with him experienced the delusion of reprieve - a psychiatric term referring to the state of mind of condemned men who intensely hold to the notion that they will be reprieved immediately before execution. Even though he and other prisoners saw many others die from malnourishment, lack of medical care, and frequent torture, there was still a prevailing thought that they would somehow be saved. When reality began to eliminate the delusion of reprieve, suicide was common thought of nearly everyone given the brutality and hopelessness of situation. Frankl's,through Nietzsche's qute 'He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how'tells us how the Mental images of his wife provided strenthend him in dark days of the concentration camp, He lost every physical belonging on his first day in the camps,yet maneged to collect such experences that led him to the discovery of revolutionary theory in terms of phycaity i.e the logotherapy . He used to imagine,during tournments of concentration camp, himself after liberation in lecture halls, telling people about what must never happen again.such thoughts about life after liberation keepet him off the edeg of loosing him self and giving up . one sholud not take life according to what we expected from it but sholud insted ask what life expects of him. life has set some specific taks for us,realising that we shold be responsible enought to fullfill our taskes ,those wich no one else could do except from us as nither us nor the situation is replaceble ,repetable.Frankl writes that joy and suffering are relative concepts, with meaning determined by individuals in reference to their experiences and expectations. Similarly, he mentions that people have the ability to choose what will become of them mentally and spiritually.Due to this ability of individuals to make such psychological choices, meaning can be found even in grave circumstances. Frankl also provided examples that showd how people who lost hope could not find meaning in the suffering of the concentration camp, and ultimately atempted suicide or gave in to death. The biggest source of psychological stress was of the unknown, particularly how long the imprisonment and abuse will go on, Frankl identifies three significant periods for a prisoner: following admission into the camp; when well entrenched in camp routine; and following release and liberation.After discussing the liberation of the concentration camp prisoners, Frankl begins the second section of this book, Logotherapy in a Nutshell. Here he outlines a theory of Logotherapy as a psychological technique for helping people. In this section, Frankl discusses the basics of this approach to therapy and supports i  t by referring to some work with patients and again his own experiences in the concentration camps. logotherpy acording to frankl is not to listen to what a person(patient) has to say rather to listening what his soundings trying to tell him i.e Whereas psychoanalysis requires a person's introspection and self-centredness to reveal the basis of their neurosis, logotherapy tries to take the person out of themselves and see their life in a broader perspective.logos in greek is 'meaning'. this provided the basis for the development of a new school of psychotherapy, Logotherapy. Where psychoanalysis focuses on the 'will to pleasure', logotherapy sees the prime motivating force in human beings to be a will to meaning.in an example about some American diplomat who had spent five years in psychoanalysis. Discontented with his job and uncomfortable about implementing U.S. foreign policy, his analyst had laid the blame with the relationship with his father, the United States government represented the father and therefore the superficial object of his angst, but the real issue was his feelings towards his real father. Frankl, however, simply analysed a lack of purpose in that man's job and suggested him to change his career . The man took his advice and never looked back. one sould ony concentrate on his work responibilities not on the profits like money ,fame name etc, such luxiries should come out as suprises only then they have a meaning.chaceing for profits inted of concentated on work is meaningless.acording to frnkl there are three sources of meaning asLogotherapy sees mental health in the tension between what one is and what one could become and we are yet to identify what we could become? 1. Creating a work or doing a deed;2. Experiencing something or encountering someone (love);3. The attitude we take to unavoidable suffering.Essential concepts to Logotherapy are hyper-intention and hyper-reflection. Hyper-intention is the idea that trying to force something will make it impossible to achieve, and hyper-reflection is the idea that too much focus on a particular thought or behavior will lead to unhealthy outcomes. The main goal of this book is to provide perspective and techniques for a person to use to find meaning in his or her life. 

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