The Power of Meaning : Crafting a Life That Matters, Hardback Book

The Power of Meaning : Crafting a Life That Matters Hardback


"An intelligent page turner...illuminating...the book mounts a timely challenge". (Prospect). There is a myth in our culture that to find meaning you have to travel to a distant monastery or wade through dusty volumes to figure out life's great secret.

The truth is, there are untapped sources of meaning all around us: right here, right now.

Drawing on the latest research in positive psychology; on insights from George Eliot, Vectors Frankl, Aristotle, the Buddha and other great minds, Emily Esfahani Smith identifies four pillars upon which meaning rests: Belonging, Purpose, Storytelling and Transcendence.

She also explores how we can begin to build a culture of meaning into our families, our workplaces and our communities.

Inspiring and full of contemporary examples, The Power of Meaning will strike a profound chord in anyone seeking a richer, more satisfying life.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Ebury Publishing
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  • Category: Popular psychology
  • ISBN: 9781846044649

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