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Logotherapy elevator statement

by Batya Yaniger One of the important marketing rules is imagining you’re on an elevator, the doors and soon closing and you’ve got half a minute to say something that captures the essence of what you do. Here is my … Continue reading

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A Skip, a Leap and a Paradox on the Road to Meaning

The healing process in logotherapy can be divided into three parts or stages: a) Emotions b) Values c) Responsibilities a) The emotional plane: The first stage consists of emotional processing. The client is expressing all of the distressing emotions that … Continue reading

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Is the Goal to Make People Happy?

In our weekly study group we touched on the topic of happiness. A certain Rabbi named bar Mechasya (Ein Aya, Shabbat 11a) considered the question of what it would be like to be employed by various typologies. About each group … Continue reading

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Religious and Secular Commitment

For as long as I can remember I’d always complained about the way people seem to identify themselves with one group or another and only then decide how they will behave based on their imitation of the group they belong … Continue reading

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Spiritual OCD

How are perfectionists made? How can they be healed? In logotherapy we recognize the unity of the person and we particularly focus on the spiritual dimension. There is a kind of obsessive compulsion that does not stem from an ego … Continue reading

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What Characterizes Responsibility?

What characterizes responsibility? I love the following answers that people gave me on Facebook: Comment #1 “Characteristics of responsibility are going beyond the call of duty, doing the right thing even when no-one is watching, seeing things through, owning up … Continue reading

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Motivation to Responsibility

After posting the questions about responsibility to Facebook and getting two replies in answer to the question and two replies about Facebook vs. blogging, I’ve come to the conclusion that: a) Facebook is a more accessible form of communication for … Continue reading

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