Subjective Well-being: Exploring Contemplative Practices to Increase Happiness along the Continuum of Life

Abstract: 

Many sectors are investing resources into more preventative approaches to wellness. Population health institutes, the health care sector, psychologists, educators, and a growing sector of the military seek ways to keep individuals not only physically well, but emotionally and psychologically well. The research shows that maintaining positive states of well-being prevents future dis-ease. There are many approaches to achieving well-being. This chapter explores the subjective well-being construct, or happiness, well-being among military-connected families, and how to increase happiness. The author proposes a simple approach within the contemplative sciences paradigm that can be applied along the life continuum—from adolescense to adulthood.

This publication has been peer reviewed.
Publication Type: 
Book Chapter
Year of Publication: 
2015
Journal, Book, Magazine or Other Publication Title: 
The Refractive Thinker
Volume: 
X
Edition: 
Effective Business Strategies for the Defense Sector
Date Published: 
Friday, November 13, 2015
Publication Language: 
English
Accession Number: 
ASIN B01CLRQIQE
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