Have you heard of Viktor E. Frankl? He was a Holocaust
survivor and the Author of the best-selling book "Man's Search
Viktor believed -- and understood -- that even during the most
challenging of circumstances Life still has meaning and
suffering has a purpose. And I can tell you from my experience
with Social Anxiety, Depression, and Schizophrenia that is
absolutely true ... As I once said: "The more you suffer, the
deeper grows your Character, and the more loving and
compassionate you become ..."
No matter what you're going through and no
matter how difficult the circumstances -- there
is something that you can always control:
As Viktor once famously said:
"Everything can be taken from a Man but one thing: the last of
the human freedoms -- to choose one's attitude in any given
set of circumstances, to choose one's own way."
My most recent experience in Hospital reflects that sentiment:
Although I was going through a very confusing and fearful
experience I decided to focus on all the positive insights I have
learned while dealing with my illness and began working on the
content for a Webpage titled: HopeAndAdvice.com [not online
Essentially it's 11 tips and quotations containing everything I
have learned. One of my favourites would have to be Tip #2:
"Even if it seems like the whole World is
against you, hold on to the love that's in your
Heart and you will succeed ..."
I couldn't control what was happening to me, however I could
control my response to what was happening. And that's one of
the most important lessons I could ever share with you.