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*.
- 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.
- The Choice: Embrace the Possible* by Edith Eger
- Man’s Search for Meaning* by Viktor E. Frankl
Download my highlights from The Choice in PDF format (free membership required).
- Everyday People, Extraordinary Leaders: Olivia Klaus (episode 103)
- Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, with Amy Morin (episode 204)
- How to Overcome Obstacles, with Collins Osayamwen (episode 281)
- Growth Mindset Helps You Rise From the Ashes, with Jeff Hittenberger (episode 326)
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