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On Purpose Lessons in Life and Health from the Frog Dung Beetle and Julia

Read & download On Purpose Lessons in Life and Health from the Frog Dung Beetle and Julia Victor J. Strecher Î 9 Free read On Purpose Lessons in Life and Health from the Frog Dung Beetle and Julia Review ä 109 When Vic Strecher lost his daughter Julia to a rare heart disease his world ended Only it didn't Vic's wife Jeri and older daughter Rachael were still very much alive as were his two demanding careers What did end was his worldview one based on long held assumptions and beliefs about life death disease health risk and ultimate purpose subjects on which he had been writing and speaking for years but the validity of which he now uesti. Not what I thought it would be Better

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Read & download On Purpose Lessons in Life and Health from the Frog Dung Beetle and Julia Victor J. Strecher Î 9 Free read On Purpose Lessons in Life and Health from the Frog Dung Beetle and Julia Review ä 109 Ime travel adventure all rolled into one On Purpose uses a beautiful fantasy fueled graphic novel format to tell a story of self discovery and personal growth you'll never forgetFrom the Foreword Writing this book has given Vic Strecher a powerful sense of meaning Reading it may do the same for you It did for me The light drives out the darkness and we can experience our world anew filled with pleasure joy and meaning Dean Ornish MD. This book made me consider the importance of creating my own personal mission or purpose in life

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Read & download On Purpose Lessons in Life and Health from the Frog Dung Beetle and Julia Victor J. Strecher Î 9 Free read On Purpose Lessons in Life and Health from the Frog Dung Beetle and Julia Review ä 109 OnedVic's experience of being broken open to take bestselling author Elizabeth Lesser's phrase set him on a life transforming journey through ancient and modern philosophy literature psychology neuroscience and Egyptology Along the way Vic was introduced to an unlikely role model a six legged superhero whose uniue relationship with a ball of excrement forever altered Vic's outlook A self help guide college lecture confessional and t. The book is impressive on many counts It is a graphic novel stunningly illustrated by Kody Chamberlain The book stands on its own although it has a companion piece written in a traditional vein Both books revolves around and are propelled by Strecher s gut wrenching experience of losing his daughter Julie Paralyzed by grief he spent a great deal of effort coming to grips with his loss before returning to his active life as an academic During his many months of active mourning Vic Strecher studied the work of artists scientists thinkers and philosophers from ancient to current times Aristotle Socrates Seneca Nietzsche Camus Kierkegaard Shaw Mozart He devoured their work in an effort to stay afloat to find meaning and purpose in life That journey transformed him and his work He now calls upon others including the many who helped him on his journey to identify find and adopt purpose In order to drive home his point he wears his heart on his sleeve calls upon Julia to inspire him and works to ensure that that the death of his daughter 6 years ago at age 19 was not in vain Her life her energy and the love they shared inform almost everything he says and doesThrough the course of mourning while reading voraciously he looked to find out what if anything was the purpose in essentially repeatedly pushing the rock up the hill knowing it will only roll back down He discovered that Albert Camus the French existentialist and Nobel laureate posited that Sisyphus DID have a purpose in life Pushing that rock up the hill WAS his purpose nevermind that he d need to repeat the task everlastingly In considering Sisyphus Strecher stumbled on a parallel the dung beetle too occupies itself forever in what seems a thankless purposeless task Its life long occupation is to form and then roll a ball of dung to its destination It is notable that farmers import dung beetles to help nourish their land rather than use other methods that might bring unpleasant conseuences In a curious additional note Strecher informs us that the dung beetle is always guided by the North Star It is the only creature on earth that navigates by the stars Using the dung beetle as his wise protagonist Winston Strecher learns and teaches his readers to apply the same lessons to their own lives People with purpose are happier and healthier than those without People with purpose live longer These are incontrovertibly appealing goals Stretcher was already an accomplished behavioral scientist teaching at the University of Michigan s School of Public Health when he lost his daughter Though her death hit him hard it wasn t entirely unexpected She had her first heart transplant when she was less than a year old Her second heart transplant occurred 9 years later Before that second transplant the doctors gave her up for dead By some miracle she came back to lifeStretcher likes uoting her Shortly before dying in her sleep of a heart attack she said I m so happy I could die right now In some respects those words represent a kind of mission accomplished validation Her parents had long struggled with how they might ensure that they helped give their daughter a life worth living Clearly they did And now in turn she helps them

  • Hardcover
  • 184
  • On Purpose Lessons in Life and Health from the Frog Dung Beetle and Julia
  • Victor J. Strecher
  • English
  • 19 July 2018
  • 9781940594002

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    [New] (On Purpose Lessons in Life and Health from the Frog Dung Beetle and Julia) AUTHOR Victor J. Strecher This is a profound book and don't let the format fool you publishing this as a graphic novel was an inspired choice The visuals actually add depth and complexity bringing the ideas to life in a new and different way It can be read

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    [New] (On Purpose Lessons in Life and Health from the Frog Dung Beetle and Julia) AUTHOR Victor J. Strecher A simple book but nonetheless full of many truths worth remembering The author's resilience in the wake of tremendous loss is a powerful reminder that if we remain focused on the meaning in our lives we can overcome anything The illustrations

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    [New] (On Purpose Lessons in Life and Health from the Frog Dung Beetle and Julia) AUTHOR Victor J. Strecher Loved the book and even the format despite having never read a graphic novel before I just wish that the book went in depth it felt like it just scratched the surface It was a great introduction but I wish there was a seuel that delved further

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    [New] (On Purpose Lessons in Life and Health from the Frog Dung Beetle and Julia) AUTHOR Victor J. Strecher This book made me consider the importance of creating my own personal mission or purpose in life

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    [New] (On Purpose Lessons in Life and Health from the Frog Dung Beetle and Julia) AUTHOR Victor J. Strecher Please don't think that because this is a graphic novel that it is not profound Read it and reflect on your own purpose int life

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