Articles by Keyword: Eudaimonic Well Being

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  1. Self-realisation and meaning making in the face of adversity: a eudaimonic approach to human resilience

    Self-realisation and meaning making in the face of adversity: a eudaimonic approach to human resilience

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This article considers a eudaimonic approach to psychological well-being built on the integration of developmental, existential and humanistic formulations as well as distant writings of Aristotle. Eudaimonia emphasizes meaning-making, self-realisation and growth, quality connections to others, self-knowledge, managing life and...
  2. Personal growth initiative: Relation to Hedonia and Eudaimonia happiness among South African university students

    Personal growth initiative: Relation to Hedonia and Eudaimonia happiness among South African university students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study examined the relationship between personal growth initiative (PGI) and hedonic and eudaimonic happiness among a sample of South African university students (N = 235; mean age = 20.38, SD = 1.55; female = 61.70%). Students completed measures on...
  3. Gratitude, well-being and psychological distress among South African university students

    Gratitude, well-being and psychological distress among South African university students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    This study investigated the associations between gratitude, measures of well-being, and indicators of psychological distress (depression and negative emotion) among South African university students. Data were collected from 198 first-year university students (female = 69.70%; mean age = 20.55 years,...