336: The Choice for Compassion, with Edith Eger
Published February 12, 2018
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    Edith Eger: The Choice
    Edith Eger is one of the few living Holocaust survivors to remember the horrors of the camps. Today, at 90 years old, Edie is a renowned psychologist and speaker who specializes in treating patients with traumatic stress disorders. She is author of the recently published book, The Choice: Embrace the Possible*.
    Key Points

    It’s not what happens in life, it’s what we do with it.
    The power we have is to choose to respond, not react.
    Sometimes seemingly insignificant worries are emblematic of greater pain.
    If you hate a person, they don’t suffer — you do.
    There’s nothing wrong with anger, it’s how you channel it.
    Underneath anger is a lot of pain.

    Resources Mentioned

    Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl*
    The Choice: Embrace the Possible*

    Book Notes
    Download my highlights from The Choice in PDF format (free membership required).
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