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Counseling for Community Well-Being and Happiness


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The notion of happiness and life satisfaction are directly relevant to encouraging some sense of the worth of living. Measuring feelings can be very subjective, but in nonetheless a useful complement to more objective data when comparing quality of life across various section of society. Life satisfaction measures how people evaluate their life as a whole rather than their current feelings. It captures a reflective assessment of which life circumstances and conditions are important for subjective well-being. Within the evolutionary framework of human nature, meaning and purpose of human existence is an important conception of positive psychology. The present study focus to assess level of life satisfaction among 60 women of unprivileged section of society the method was interview using quantitative approach of measuring subjective well-being based on Ed. Diener life satisfaction scale (2000). Arithmetic mean a measure of central tendency used as satisfied technique and finding were reported that is the level of life satisfaction among women of slums are low.

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Well-Being, Happiness, Economic Status, Indian Context, Health Behavior.
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Authors

Navin Kumar
Department of Psychology, Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
Himanshi Bhati
Department of Psychology, Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
Vandita Sharma
Department of Psychology, Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India

Abstract


The notion of happiness and life satisfaction are directly relevant to encouraging some sense of the worth of living. Measuring feelings can be very subjective, but in nonetheless a useful complement to more objective data when comparing quality of life across various section of society. Life satisfaction measures how people evaluate their life as a whole rather than their current feelings. It captures a reflective assessment of which life circumstances and conditions are important for subjective well-being. Within the evolutionary framework of human nature, meaning and purpose of human existence is an important conception of positive psychology. The present study focus to assess level of life satisfaction among 60 women of unprivileged section of society the method was interview using quantitative approach of measuring subjective well-being based on Ed. Diener life satisfaction scale (2000). Arithmetic mean a measure of central tendency used as satisfied technique and finding were reported that is the level of life satisfaction among women of slums are low.

Keywords


Well-Being, Happiness, Economic Status, Indian Context, Health Behavior.