17 Subjective vs. Eudaimonic Well-being:
1) Diener, E., Suh, E., Lucas, R., & Smith, H. (1999). Subjective well-being: Three
decades of progress. Psychological Bulletin, 125, 276-302.
2) Lyubomirsky, S., Sheldon, K. M., & Schkade, D. (2005). Pursuing happiness: The
architecture of sustainable change. Review of General Psychology, 9(2), 111-131.
Care about money & security and your heart will never unclench. Care about other
people’s approval and you will be their prisoner. Do your work, then step back. The only
path to serenity - Looker
Sat.s w.life us well-being
Happiness vs well-being
Culture (sub) influences
Money – happiness/ wellbeing?
Happiness is more volatile while wellbeing is something more stable?
Objective vs subjective
Individual subjectivity vs Collective subjectivity of happiness
Artists sometimes try to tap into negativity in order to inspire their artwork
Profound dissatisfaction with life
Different philosophies about what happiness is
-What they are measuring is quite different
-less likely to be hostile or abusive in relationships
-tend to be more goal oriented
-people like them more
-have strong immune systems, get sick less often
Live longer Paul
-does not take life too seriously
-isnt over ambitious
-a little more stressed
-puts more pressure on herself
-takes life more seriously
Paul was happier before 20 but 25+ sally was happier
-measurement of happiness
True happiness is found in the expression of virtue
-Virtue is doing something whi