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The Little Book on Meaning: Why We Crave It, How We Create It

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A wise and passionate meditation on what truly matters in life.

As a prominent self-help author and a pioneer in the field of life coaching, Laura Berman Fortgang has spent decades helping people figure out what they want to do with their lives. And so it was a bit of a surprise when a theme she heard repeatedly from her clients emerged in her own thinking and would not be
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Hardcover, 218 pages
Published April 30th 2009 by TarcherPerigee (first published March 30th 2009)
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John
Dec 12, 2013 John rated it really liked it
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I can understand other reviewers finding the book a bit too new-agey, but I liked that aspect. My motivation for such a high rating is that the author is honest in mentioning her own story, as examples that I was able to relate to easily, not some wifty, theoretical nonsense mired in "principles" and such.
Gloria
Jun 15, 2009 Gloria rated it really liked it
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Overall, this is a thoughtful reflection by an interfaith minister. Unfortunately, it seems to emphasize meaning, the author reveals some of her own rather depressing, bizarre behavior that may emphasize her message to some, but was not necessary to add value to the message.
Heather
Jan 02, 2011 Heather rated it it was amazing
Awesome. Getting ready to read it again. The perfect book to start the new year with new resolutions.
Lydia
Feb 04, 2012 Lydia rated it really liked it
This book has some really great sections, but other parts got a bit too "new age-y" for me. Worth reading, though.
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Difficult to get into.
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Find meaning somewhere else.
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Boring. Depressing. A very dreary outlook on life.
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