An eminent psychologist and one of the few remaining Holocaust survivors old enough to remember life in the camps, Dr. Edith Eger has worked with veterans, military personnel, and victims of physical and mental trauma. Eger explains that the worst prison she experienced is not the prison that Nazis put her in but the one she created for herself, the prison within her own mind. The Choice is a stunning piece of writing and an ideal read for anyone wanting a true perspective of life in the death camps I would thoroughly recommend it, Dr Eger is an absolute inspiration. Twelve different chapters about different scenarios where the author brings us the reality of the situation. 'Edith Eva Eger is my kind of hero... rather than let her painful past destroy her, she chose to transform it into a powerful gift - one she uses to help others heal' - Jeannette Walls, author of The Glass Castle 'Dr Eger's life reveals our capacity to transcend even the greatest of horrors and to use that suffering for the benefit of others. }. Although I have a very different story to Dr Eger's, I also recognised that I had a choice in how I respond to what was done to me and how I want to live my life. Now, in The Gift, she passes on her extensive knowledge and wisdom from years of working with clients as a clinical psychologist, as well as life lessons she has learnt on her own journey to wholeness. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Dr Edith Eger is my go-to author when I am suffering from a crisis or a challenging time. Edith survived imprisonment in a Nazi concentration camp. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I’m humbled to be allowed a copy of this to read, who doesn’t have daily struggles but the reality of those struggles are where we lose focus. It's a true life changing book!! The Gift by Edith Eger is a self help book from a woman who survived Auschwitz, and later in life became a therapist as she realised that she had been running from the trauma she suffered. Celebrated therapist and Holocaust survivor, Dr Edith Eger, provides a hands-on guide that gently encourages us to change the imprisoning thoughts and … She is the author of the award-winning book The Choice and The Gift. The Gift by Edith Eva Eger Summary “The Gift: 12 Lessons to Save Your Life ” is one of the best books ever written for improving, understand, optimizing and enjoying the life. But The Gift: 12 Lessons to Save Your Life, written by Edith Eger, a 92-year-old Holocaust survivor who holds a doctorate in psychology, is beyond special, it is a book that I will NEVER forget. Edith Eger felt that those darkest times in life could be turned around into something positive. Edith Eger was a teenager when she and her family were sent to Auschwitz and not only did Edith survive the Holocaust, she moved with her husband to the United States, worked in a factory, brought up her family, she then went on to graduate with a PhD from the University of Texas and became an eminent psychologist and even today she maintains a busy clinical practice and lectures around the world. Yes, it’s true we all have a choice. It was so well written using relatable stories from her own life and from some of her patients. In the end, it's not what happens to us that matters most - it's what we choose to do with it. Edith Eva Eger is my kind of hero… rather than let her painful past destroy her, she chose to transform it into a powerful gift – one she uses to help others heal. I think it’s a good starting point to make changes to our lives by employing the suggestions she’s listing here. For anyone trapped in the prison of their own thoughts, this book truly is a gift. This practical and inspirational guide to healing from the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of The Choice shows us how to stop destructive patterns and imprisoning thoughts to find freedom and enjoy life. For anyone trapped in the prison of their own thoughts, this book truly is a gift. I can’t imagine a more important message for modern times. These are lessons everyone can all learn, grow and benefit from. Edith Eger’s powerful first book The Choice told the story of her survival in the concentration camps, her escape, healing, and journey to freedom. When I read The Choice, I did not have the words to express just how inspiring and thought-provoking Edith Eger's story was. There's stories from other survivors of various events. I really enjoyed reading this book about overcoming mental blockades to find peace and healing!

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