Tag Archives: Viktor Frankl

A Reason For Being.

Please click on the image for a larger resolution. The Japanese have a word for this – Ikigai. Try as I might, I cannot find this particular type of Reason For Being at my present age of three score and … Continue reading

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Meaning / Purpose / Happiness.

This Mark Twain quote was shared by a friend on facebook and led me to muse over it and the result is this post. In Viktor Frankl’s book Man’s Search For Meaning, Frankl often quotes Nietzsche: “He who has a … Continue reading

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When I was young.

This week’s topic has been suggested by Shackman for the weekly Friday LBC posts where three of us and some times more write on the same topic. One more blogger Lin is sure to write and you may like to … Continue reading

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Daydreams.

This topic was suggested by me for the weekly Friday LBC posts for this year. Quite what I had in my mind when I suggested it escapes me now and I am floundering to write something about it. “Daydreaming is … Continue reading

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The Inner Child The Outer Child

Today’s topic for the weekly LBC post comes from Lin. Since I had never had to deal with the concept of the outer child, I had to undertake some research to understand the term before I could attempt to write … Continue reading

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I’d Rather Be.

“The man I am greets mournfully, the man I might have been.” ~ Hebbel I can think of two possible ways to close that statement; I’d rather be at……….. instead of where I am now. I’d rather be …………. instead … Continue reading

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