Happiness & SWB
Interesting articles about happiness as a branch of positive psychology, as well as important research findings about happiness and subjective wellbeing.
Happiness Economics: Can Money Buy Happiness?
Do you ever daydream about winning the lottery? After all, it only costs a small amount, a slight risk, with the possibility of a substantial [...]
Hedonic vs. Eudaimonic Wellbeing: How to Reach Happiness
Have you ever toyed with the idea of writing your own obituary? As you are now, young or old, would you say you enjoyed a [...]
The Wabi Sabi Lifestyle: How to Accept Imperfection in Life
Wabi sabi and kintsugi have their historical origins in the aesthetics of the Japanese tea ceremony that upholds the Zen Buddhist values of purity, harmony, [...]
The Ryff Scales of Psychological Wellbeing: Your HowTo Guide
For years, researchers have pondered the factors that influence how people make judgments about their wellbeing. However, until the late ‘80s, much of what we [...]
Authenticity Coaching: 13 Assessments, Scales, & Worksheets
Authenticity is being true to ourselves and living according to our beliefs and values; it is vital to our mental wellbeing. Additionally, authenticity is widely [...]
What Are Life Domains & How Can We Balance Them?
Juggling is a mind-boggling skill, and for me to juggle just 3 balls requires all of my attention, never mind juggling 6 torches, 10 balls, [...]
What Is Social Wellbeing? 12+ Activities for Social Wellness
We know humans are social beings. Yet, when thinking about wellbeing, we think more about our individual wellbeing, in terms of how good we feel, [...]
Work-Life Balance in Psychology: 12 Examples and Theories
We exist in multiple domains throughout our lives. We might be a professional, a parent, a partner, a sports person, a community member, a friend, [...]
18 Psychology Books on Authenticity & Being Your True Self
Authenticity is not about taking the soft option; it involves openness and honesty with ourselves and others. And living authentically does not mean existing without [...]
Authentic Living: How to Be Real According to Psychology
For the existentialist philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, authenticity was fundamental to the notion of freedom and living a meaningful life (Ang, 2019). Authentic living requires us [...]