There has been a shift in our thinking, from how should, to how ought, to how might one live? It is a
So, the question becomes, for the therapist, dealing with a patient in modern day times, does this facilitate growth and meaning? Does this philosophy, this action, this activity, these people, this ethic, etc. Does this facilitate growth and meaning for the individual? For the people around them? For the friends and family around them? In the short term? In the long term?
The idealized state is that you set up a life which is relevant and meaningful to you and will grow over time. It’s like setting up a game that will challenge you, compel you, and be good for you and those around you. For today, tomorrow, a week from now, a year from now, 10 years from now etc.
Hustle it up!