Author: Rodney Dieser, PhD, LMHC

Rodney is the author of five textbooks and over 100 articles on the topic of leisure. His writing about leisure have appeared in the USA Today and in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings. He is a professor of recreation, tourism and nonprofit leadership at the University of Northern Iowa and works part-time as a therapy provider at Covenant Family Solutions.

Viktor Frankl Logotherapy
Mental Health Awareness

Viktor Frankl: The Founder of Logotherapy

Seventy-five years ago, Viktor Frankl wrote one of the greatest books in mental health. First published in 1946, Viktor Frankl’s memoir Man’s Search for Meaning remains one of the most influential books of the last century, selling over ten million copies worldwide and having been embraced by successive generations of readers captivated by its author’s philosophical journey in the wake of the Holocaust.

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Overcoming Boredom During COVID-19

Research demonstrates that people can remedy stress if they laugh more (casual leisure), find a hobby (serious leisure), and engage in meaning-making activities, such a volunteering in community or toward social causes (project-based leisure). So, where do you start?

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