Give meaning to your life

Famous author, philosopher and sociologist Frédéric Lenoir, who is already the author of about fifty books representing sales of more than seven million copies worldwide, has seen, in his new biographical book on psychiatry of well-known Swiss origin internationally, Carl Gustav Jung. to whom we owe several concepts, including the collective unconscious and synchronicity. As in many of his previous books, the French author presents a way to grow in humanity and give meaning to life.

Frédéric Lenoir, a specialist in existential issues who embraces topics related to happiness and well-being, to which is added a spiritual touch, wanted in this new work to look at the master of psychiatry, what we today simply call Jung. The author also considers that Jung, who died in 1961, is undoubtedly the person who went further in the sense of human beings, however complex they may be, in addition to the meaning of existence.

If Jung was for several years a close associate of Sigmund Freud, some existential questions made him walk away from him, even if he made some enemies on the side of the Freudians. In addition, Jung was attacked by theologians and religious authorities, particularly because of his criticism of religion. These visionary ideas about the unconscious and synchronicity run counter to traditional Christian beliefs. There was nothing conservative about deciphering the messages of the unconscious through one’s dreams and linking psychology and quantum physics at the time.

Moreover, Jung, with his open mind and his experiences, developed his theory of synchronicities. Thus, when we are interested in a question and seek answers, synchronicity will ensure that the answers come on their own, provided we pay attention to the various signs that come to us at the right time. His vision means that he will also be interested in so-called paranormal phenomena, in particular sharpness, telepathy and spiritualism. Unlike Freud who claimed that all these phenomena were only illusions, Jung has the strong conviction that most of these phenomena really exist, even if, at the scientific level, it is impossible to prove anything.

A sense of existence

Among the great theories of Jung, who aspired to a better world, the strongest is undoubtedly the importance of giving meaning to life. The decline of religious beliefs in our western world has left a huge void in this regard. When one is unable to make sense of his existence and life, he falls into anxiety or regret. Conversely, those who manage to find their way and thus give meaning to life are those who are less subject to psychological suffering. Understanding makes life more difficult and the many pitfalls. Even if it’s hard to find this famous meaning, the work is worth it. It is called self-actualization in an area that is close to our hearts and often leads to a full life and a sense of fulfillment.

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