The power of meaning : crafting a life that matters / by Emily Esfahani SmithPublisher: London, U.K. : Rider, 2017Description: 290 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781846045356.Subject(s): Personal development | Psychology | Sociology | Interpersonal communicationOnline resources: Read our book review
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The meaning crisis -- Belonging -- Purpose -- Storytelling -- Transcendence -- Growth -- Cultures of meaning.
Argues that the search for meaning can immeasurably deepen our lives and is more fulfilling than the pursuit of happiness. Draws on psychology, philosophy, sociology and lessons from religions to identify what meaning is and how to instil it in our lives, communities and workplaces.