Cam Taylor

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Viktor Frankl’s Keys to Happiness

“Happiness cannot be pursued; it must ensue.”* If you go looking for happiness you won’t find it. It’s a by product of the pursuit of something else. Viktor Frankl taught and more importantly lived, in a way that personified the ability to find meaning in life when faced with unimaginable suffering. There were three principles […]

Mining the Gap

There’s a gift we give ourselves and those around us when facing stress, problems or disagreement. The gift is called the gap. The gap is a space created – a moment in time – carved out on the heels of an event that causes a disturbance. If we simply react without thinking to the disturbance, often harm […]

Beliefs to Inspire Your Dance

If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. Wayne Dyer Any time you are faced with challenging circumstances you have a choice to make. You can hold up the white flag and crawl under the covers in retreat or get out of bed, find a place on the […]

What is Good Grief?

“Good grief” sounds like an oxymoron – two contrasting ideas that don’t seem to fit together. But when we look deeper, grief is a process we enter into when we experience a loss in our lives so it makes sense to make it as “good” or “beneficial” as possible. Grief is: “keen mental suffering or […]

Having a Why to Live For

“He who has a why to live for can bear with almost any how” [Friedrich Nietzsche]. One of the writers who has influenced my thinking and living these past several months has been Viktor E. Frankl.  He was a psychiatrist who spent the years from 1942 to 1945 as a prisoner in a German concentration camp. […]