Personality And Subjective Well-Being Analysis

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Albuquerque, I., Lima, M. P., Matos, M., & Figueiredo, C. (2011). Personality and Subjective Well-Being: What Hides Behind Global Analyses? Social Indicators Research, 105, 447-460.
In this current study the Authors explain the relationships between personality and SWB and contributes to reduce the doubt in this monarchy. Results confirm that the understanding of relations between personality and subjective well-being implies the need of questions at a detailed level of personality and SWB, since that could help us understand how personality traits are related to each specific SWB component. Our findings suggest that characteristics, within the same personality domain, predict differentially each of the three SWB components (neuroticism,
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M., Pulido–Martos, M., & Lopez–Zafra, E. (2010). Does perceived emotional intelligence and optimism/pessimism predict psychological well–being? Journal of Happiness Studies, 12(3), 463–474. doi:10.1007/s10902–010–9209–7.
The purpose of the present study was to examine the possible role of optimism and pessimism as possible predictors of the psychological well-being dimensions. The relationship between optimism and wellbeing was partially mediated by meaning in life. While numerous studies have found that optimism is a major predictor of well-being. The study findings suggest that a focus on meaning in life may be a dynamic opportunity to enhance subjective well-being in later life while stable internal resources, such as optimism and pessimism influence their subjective well-being.
Azar, B. (2011). Positive psychology advances, with growing pains. Monitor on Psychology, 42(4), 32–36.
This article discusses how positive psychology is moving ahead fast and is finding its way into therapy, schools, businesses, and even the Military. The article speaks on how some might feel that this branch of psychology is moving too fast. The article concludes with the future of the field of positive psychology hangs in the balance of what the research
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People high in well-being later earn higher incomes and perform better at work than people who report low well-being. Happy workers are better organizational citizens, meaning that they help other people at work in numerous ways. Furthermore, people high in well-being seem to have better social relationships than people low in well-being it should become a primary focus of policymakers, and that its difficult measurement is a primary policy imperative. Well-being, which we define as peoples’ positive evaluations of their lives, includes positive emotion, engagement, satisfaction, and meaning (Seligman,

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