Tag Archives: logotherapy

How (and Why) to Slay the Certainty Siren

There’s a mythological creature that has plagued humanity forever. It tempts us with its seductive song, promising complete safety and freedom from worry. This creature is the siren called Certainty. When we fall under its spell, we pursue it relentlessly, lured by the tantalizing prospect of perfect security in an uncertain world. Unfortunately, we can […]
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The H.E.R.O. Defined: E is for Elastic (includes Resilience Worksheet)

What do you do when you get punched? I’m not talking about a physical beating. I’m talking about the metaphorical pummeling you sometimes receive courtesy of life’s circumstances. Let’s take an American mythological hero and use his example metaphorically. Let’s take some lessons from the legend of Rocky Balboa (spoilers ahead if you’ve been living […]
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Life Isn’t Fair…or Unfair. It Just Is.

Life isn’t fair. I don’t disagree with that sentiment. Actually, I don’t think life should be fair. Because without challenge, our personal development is often slowed or halted. In the great heroic myths we’ve created, the hero is blessed with obstacles to overcome. Those obstacles, once conquered, are what create the self-assured and confident hero […]
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