Every living being on earth has a definite goal to achieve. Attaining this set goal/goals gives one satisfaction in life (Wolman, 1973). Life satisfaction is one of the determinants of the quality of life which in turn influences the person’s happiness. Being happy and attained in life is very important in today’s stressful world. Happier people tend to focus less on negative events and are likely to promote a happier environment which, in turn, correlates to a high level of life satisfaction of the person (Seligman, 2005).
The goal of their study was to investigate whether a person's values moderate the relation between social-spending and happiness and to assess if psychological need satisfaction is a mediator in this relationship. Hill and Howell (2014) conducted an online study with 167 American adults. They measured the subject's values, focusing on self-transcendence (values including social justice, unity with nature, equality, helpfulness etc.) and self-enhancement (values including social power, successful, wealth, ambition etc. ), and their basic psychological need satisfaction.
However, there are prevalent gaps in knowledge about fatherhood and analysis of paternal involvement in their children’s life. Moreover, due to cultural trans formation of fatherhood, there has been a move away from the good father “as the moral guardian, disciplinarian and educator to a single role of financial provider to a contemporary ideal of nurturing involvements and expectations of equal- co-parenting”(Morrel,2012:17). This is because having a more involved father can have positive influence on the child by enabling them good father in future and be able to construct their self-esteem in relation to the positive guidance they receive from their
A great emphasis has always been placed on the relationship between a mother and her child, however, is the importance of a father's involvement in his child's life is being overlooked? The role a father has in his child's life and influence on his intellectual, social, and emotional health is irreplaceable. There’re so many positive characteristics an involved father passes on to his child for instance, fathers are known to be more playful with children, which allows the child to learn and explore boundaries. The effects of positive father's involvement in a child's life is crucial for healthy development. I will also be discussing the components of an involved father, looking at the positive effects of fathers through different life-stages
Therefore, the father has to play a respectable indicator for the children since they will basically emulate the relationship of their parents when they have their own family. The way of interacting with the children and playing the role of the father smooths or roughs the family relationship. In summary, the role of the father is the significant part to make a better family
Responsible Fathers If you are a father who is reading this you might need to listen to this words. You've probably heard that having a strong male influence is important in a young boy's life, but it's equally important for daughters to have one as well. A positive father-daughter relationship can have a huge impact on a young girl's life and even determine whether or not she develops into a strong, confident woman. A father's influence in his daughter's life shapes her self-esteem, self-image, confidence and opinions of men. "How Dad approaches life will serve as an example for his daughter to build off of in her own life, even if she chooses a different view of the world," says Michael Austin, associate professor of philosophy at Eastern Kentucky University and editor of Fatherhood — Philosophy for Everyone: The Dao of Daddy.
He elaborated that it doesn’t matter whether a person is poor or rich but what is important is the feeling of satisfaction of a person with life that develops and provides the experience of psychological wellbeing. According to Diener and Diener (1995) psychological wellbeing is a person’s evaluative reaction to his/ her satisfaction, “cognitive evaluation or effect”, “ongoing emotional reactions”. However, psychological
In a meta-analysis of the literature with adults, Lyubormirsky, King, and Diener (2005) found that happier individuals lived longer, earned more money and were more productive at work, and reported more satisfying interpersonal relationships. Research with adolescents has revealed the importance of happiness in school as well as in the