Dr. Edith Eger is a sought-after clinical psychologist and lecturer, helping individuals discard their limitations, discover their powers of self-renewal, and achieve things they previously thought unattainable. Using her own past as a Holocaust survivor and thriver as a powerful analogy, she inspires people to tap their full potential and shape their very best destinies. Her first book, The Choice, became a New York Times Bestseller, beloved by Oprah and thousands of readers, which details her experience as a Holocaust survivor and invites readers to join her in moving from recovery to discovery and beyond. In her most recent released book, The Gift, she offers a hands-on, practical guide that encourages readers to change the thoughts and behaviors that may be keeping them imprisoned in the past.
Episode #1573 Dr. Edith Eger: Becoming Free with Dr.Edith Eger
“You want to liberate yourself from the concentration camp of your own mind.”
Dr.Edith Eger is the embodiment of resilience in mind and spirit. In her books The Choice and The Gift, she details her extraordinary journey as a Holocaust survivor and the lessons it taught her to achieve freedom in our lives. She shares various prisons of the mind - from victimhood to the need to be right - and reveals that the key to free ourselves is within.
Our relationship with ourselves is the throughline of Dr. Eger’s work. “The only one you have for a lifetime is you,” she says. She discusses becoming the real you, letting go of what doesn’t serve you, and the key ingredient to a joyful life: love for ourselves and each other.