When in self-isolation, read! Marico boss Harsh Mariwala recommends Frankl memoir, says it’s relevant in present time
The holocaust survivor’s book is very relevant in today’s times.
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Marico chairman Harsh Mariwala recently took to Twitter to share a book recommendation that might help people weather these socially-isolating times.
“Have you heard of a book called "Man's Search for Meaning"?” he tweeted. “Very relevant in today's times. Find a purpose to feel positive about and imagine the outcome.”
Have you heard of a book called "Man's Search for Meaning"? Very relevant in today's times. Find a purpose to feel… https://t.co/mvT78apy0z— Harsh Mariwala (@hcmariwala) 1585544935000
‘Man's Search for Meaning’ is a 1946 psychological memoir by psychologist Viktor Frankl chronicling his experiences as a prisoner in Nazi concentration camps during World War II and how that gruesome experience taught him about the primary purpose of life: the quest for meaning.
He argued that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward with renewed purpose. “Woe to him who saw no more sense in his life, no aim, no purpose, and therefore no point in carrying on. He was soon lost,” wrote Frankl.
It is said that Frankl wrote the book over the course of nine consecutive days, originally intending on publishing it anonymously but adding his name at the last minute at the insistence of a friend.
Mariwala also retweeted a link to the audiobook for those who prefer listening to the physical copy.
@hcmariwala Here's an audiobook for all, I completed it by listening to it every night for 8 days. The best book I'… https://t.co/CABEYxChMA— N (@LazyLaddha) 1585547872000