Alex Pattakos, described as a “Modern-Day Greek Philosopher,” is the cofounder of The OPA! Way®, a new, Meaning-focused paradigm and lifestyle inspired by Greek philosophy and culture. Dr. Pattakos is the author of Prisoners of Our Thoughts, an international best-selling book (available in 22 languages) based on the wisdom of his mentor, the world-renowned psychiatrist Viktor Frankl. Also nicknamed “Dr. Meaning,” Alex is dedicated to bringing meaning to work, the workplace, and into everyday life. With expertise in political science and psychology, he has worked closely with all levels of government, including the White House under three presidents, and has served as an adviser to the Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. A U.S. Army veteran, he is also a former therapist and mental health administrator, political campaign organizer, and full-time university professor of public and business administration. Dr. Pattakos as a member of the International Academic Board of The International Center for Leading Studies, based in Athens, Greece.
The OPA! Way
By Alex Pattakos and Elaine Dundon
$12.99 – $24.95
Dr. Alex Pattakos and Elaine Dundon, two bestselling authors and leaders of the Meaning Movement, give readers The OPA! Way: Finding Joy & Meaning in Everyday Life & Work. Inspired by the wisdom of ancient Greek philosophy and traditional village values, and backed by years of research, The OPA! Wayprovides a breakthrough approach and practical tools to renew your outlook and rejuvenate your life.
Named the “2015 Self-Help Book of the Year” at the New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards
How can we live more meaningful lives?
In chasing the good life, many of us sacrifice our relationships, our health, and our sanity, and at the end of the day still find ourselves with lives and work that bring us little fulfillment or meaning. The pursuit of happiness doesn’t fill this void, and it doesn’t help us deal with the challenges and chaos that are inevitable in everyday life. We need to learn how to embrace all of life—the ups and the downs, the joys and sorrows, the good times as well as times of transition and upheaval.
Inspired by ancient Greek philosophy and traditional Greek village life, and backed by years of research, The OPA! Way offers a breakthrough, practical approach to discovering and reconnecting with the true meaning of our lives and work. Bestselling authors Alex Pattakos and Elaine Dundon, founders of The OPA! Way® and The Meaning Group, share insights, stories, and three core lessons to guide you on your odyssey to meaning:
- Connect meaningfully with Others
- Engage with deeper Purpose
- Embrace life with Attitude
Create the meaningful life you want by living and working The OPA! Way. OPA!
Format: E-book (pdf)
Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.25 x 1 in.
Weight: 2 lbs.
Publication Date: November 2014
Format: E-book (mobi)
Format: E-book (epub)