finding new meaning

Why should I live a happy life if my child is not here to enjoy it?

How do we go on in the aftermath of pain and traumatic loss?

The answer offered by well-known author and Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl is consistent with positive psychology, definitions of post-traumatic growth and the nature of the human spirit to hope.

He suggests we find new meaning in life, something that he recognizes as difficult when facing the tragic aspects of life — pain, guilt and death.

Frankl suggests that it’s not a search for happiness, but for a reason to be happy despite suffering.

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