Lecture 32 - April 8th

Lecture 32 - April 8th - Distinguishing Different Forms of...

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Distinguishing Different Forms of Well-Being 332: April 8th, 2011 you are not responsible for the slides I did not put up Sunday, April 10, 2011
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Question of the Day? What is well-being? What factors are associated with individual differences in level of well being? personality factors and life events Sunday, April 10, 2011
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Two types of well-being Hedonic happiness most people think of happiness when they think of well-being. if you ask what they want out of life they will say to be happy. “no man should be accounted happy until dead”: you may think you are happy but then something truly horrible can happen (kingdom destroyed, family killed, body dismembered). “no man is happy who does not think himself so”: this means it is subjective, but there is good agreement between when someone thinks they are happy and others think they are happy. wealth and happiness? “happiness can be found in ones temperament rather than in external blessings” heritablity estimate of happiness is VERY high (higher than the Big 5 traits). DZ are very similar in happiness referred to as subjective well-being being satisfied with life and having more positive than negative emotions in life. Eudiamonic to live in accord with your “daemon” living an authentic life and developing yourself in the way you were intended to instead of societal rules. distinction between a focus on happiness and self-actualization. referred to as psychological well being Sunday, April 10, 2011
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Tiger Triumphant K thought: high in both happiness and eudaimonic well being = tiger woods. His dream was always to win as many championships as ___ and he met a wonderful women and got married and wanted to start a family. his father was dying and spoke about winning when his father was dying. he had both kinds. happy at accomplishments but feeling loss.. this is the epitome of both kinds of happiness. But we all know what he has done to his life.
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