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Key Vocabulary

Purpose
Propósito
Mortality
Mortalidad
Adversity
Adversidad
Inmates
Prisioneros
Peers
Compañeros

The Science Behind Purpose

Discover how having a purpose in life can improve your well-being.

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The Science Behind Purpose

Discover how having a purpose in life can improve your well-being.

Intermediate
Read and listen to this story in Beelinguapp!

In 1946, Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist Victor Frankl published "Man's Search for Meaning." Frankl chronicled his experiences as a prisoner in Nazi concentration camps. He wondered how some inmates endured the harsh living conditions better than others, and found that finding a sense of purpose despite adversity was crucial to survival.

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