The psychology of meaning in life

Tatjana Schnell
Bok Engelsk 2021


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Searching for meaning? -- Defining meaning -- Measuring meaning in life -- Meaning as attribution -- Varieties of meaning -- Sources of meaning -- The social dimension of meaning in life -- Crises of meaning -when foundations shake -- Existential indifference -- Meaning and happiness -- Meaning, health and illness -- Meaning-centred interventions -- Meaning in work -- Outlook.. - This book offers an inspiring exploration of current findings from the psychology of meaning in life, analysing cutting-edge research to propose practical, evidence-based applications. Schnell draws on psychological, philosophical and cognitive perspectives to explore basic concepts of meaning and introduce a multidimensional model of meaning in life. Written in an accessible style, this book covers a range of topics including the distinction between meaning and happiness, the impact of meaning on health and longevity, meaning in the workplace, and meaning-centred interventions. Each chapter ends with exercises to encourage self-reflection and measurement tools are presented throughout, including the author's original Sources of Meaning and Meaning in Life Questionnaire (SoMe), to inspire the reader to consider the role of meaning in their own life. The Psychology of Meaning in Life is essential reading for students and practitioners of psychology, sociology, counselling, coaching and related disciplines,and forgeneral readers interested in exploring the role of meaning in life.

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The Psychology of Meaning in Life
Tatjana Schnell

Bok · Engelsk · 2021

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