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The power of meaning : crafting a life that matters / by Emily Esfahani Smith

By: Esfahani Smith, Emily.
Publisher: London, U.K. : Rider, 2017Description: 290 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781846045356.Subject(s): Personal development | Psychology | Sociology | Interpersonal communicationOnline resources: Read our book review
Contents:
The meaning crisis -- Belonging -- Purpose -- Storytelling -- Transcendence -- Growth -- Cultures of meaning.
Summary: 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.
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209 ESF 2017 (Browse shelf) Available
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209 POW (Browse shelf) Available
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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.

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