“Detachment forward march!” the guard’s rough voice shouted. The prisoners stumbled across the frozen ground. Those with feet too sore to walk held unto their neighbor’s arm to keep from falling.  “Left, 2, 3, 4! Left, 2, 3, 4! Left, 2, 3, 4!” Stiffly the prisoners stumbled along. “If our wives could see us now,” the man next to Dr. Frankl whispered suddenly. “I do hope they’re better off in their camps and don’t know what’s

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Reading Dr Viktor Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning shows that being a crash survivor who is locked in a suddenly half paralyzed body has a surprising number of experiences in common with, but thankfully a greater number of experiences different than the experiences of those locked in German concentration camps. Both the actual similarities and the actual differences themselves are of interest to this post only so far as they can help us come closer to

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Reading Dr Viktor Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning shows that being a crash survivor who is locked in a suddenly half paralyzed body has a surprising number of experiences in common with, but thankfully a greater number of experiences different than the experiences of those locked in German concentration camps. Both the actual similarities and the actual differences themselves are of interest to this post only so far as they can help us come closer to

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How I chose to show valid the claim that I made in my previous post that we have the freedom to choose our Attitudes is to cite an extreme example of someone who chose to keep a positive Attitude despite having every reason to have a bad, negative and depressed Attitude. As I read Viktor E. Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning, two things became quite clear from the very beginning: 1.   He was focusing not

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I’m grateful for the specific body that I have. I’m grateful that, even though it is half paralyzed and unable to function as it did before my motorcycle crash, the parts of it that do work are working well and I’m not in constant or recurring pain. I’m grateful for the many opportunities I’ve had to learn life changing lessons. Some of these lessons have been painful. Thankfully I’ve been blessed with the resilience to

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I’m grateful for the specific body that I have. I’m grateful that, even though it is half paralyzed and unable to function as it did before my motorcycle crash, the parts of it that do work are working well and I’m not in constant or recurring pain.   I’m grateful for the many opportunities I’ve had to learn life changing lessons. Some of these lessons have been painful. Thankfully I’ve been blessed with the resilience

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Facebook is a great way of maintaining old friendships, building new friendships and developing stress related ulcers and bad Attitudes. I don’t know how my FB dilemma happened, and I apparently have no idea how to fix the problem. if I did, you would likely not be experiencing the opportunity to read about it. What’s happening is that my Facebook account somehow got intertwined with my girlfriend’s account and so letters to me go to

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I have an Attitude about all the technology I’m being forced to learn. When will it end? Many developments in the tech world are very helpful and even quite amazing. But the more helpful and amazing they are when they work, the more damaging and bewildering they are when they don’t work. It seems like any technical advance comes with potential drawbacks. Even a much earlier technological break-through of about 30 some years ago, the

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From Ruby in Silicon Valley, California Dear Dr. Rosie, I’m so confused! Though I’m not very fulfilled in my current position within a high tech corporation, I like that if offers me freedom from worry about job security. Even with this economy requiring so much downsizing, I feel secure and that provides me with relief. On the other hand, I’m feeling like I’m missing out on something. I can’t really put words to it yet,

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