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By Bernhard Schmitz

ISBN-10: 3319453246

ISBN-13: 9783319453248

This quantity examines the questions of what constitutes an outstanding existence and the way you possibly can in achieving happiness and future health, and analyses alternative ways within which humans can attempt for an outstanding lifestyles. First, it provides an outline on vital options in psychology which are with regards to residing a superb lifestyles. Then, a brand new process is brought: the idea that of art-of-living as a holistic solution to succeed in happiness. Empirical reports are pronounced concerning a questionnaire for measuring art-of-living, and the validity of the questionnaire is proven with recognize to quite a lot of thoughts. furthermore, the amount presents effects from empirical reports, displaying that, and the way, art-of-living and happiness should be better. a number of intervention reports are defined intimately, which were played with varied teams of matters, together with students, collage scholars and staff. additionally, result of interviews are summarized, which have been held with those that were nominated as exemplary artists-of-living. the quantity concludes with an outline of art-of-living in autobiographies, and offers feedback for extra examine with recognize to art-of-living.

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89. 92. The internal consistencies of the scales coping and shaping of living conditions were rather low at first, that is why some items were removed or rephrased to improve internal consistencies. 2 29 Sample The sample was recruited on the basis of an online questionnaire. 4 (right column) summarizes the demographic characteristics of the sample. The participants were mainly of German nationality with only a few other nationalities. The total sample consisted of 1105 people. 5 lists the final subscales with one exemplary item.

In case of procrastinating: having goals without doing very much to reach them (Steel, 2007). Other constructs we thought about to include to art-of-living was for example humor. But we were not sure about its status in the hierarchy. 10 New scales with sample items Scale Sample item Reflection Self-actualization Meaning “I try to analyze and to evaluate my behavior in retrospect” “I seek to actualize my potential” “I work towards the achievement of my personal objectives” many life situations (Ruch 1998).

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