Spiritual Wellbeing Paper

661 Words3 Pages
Final Project: Spiritual Wellbeing Spiritual wellbeing is an integral part of mental, emotional and physical health. It is considered to be a primary coping resource on the journey of recovering and healing. Spiritual wellbeing can also be associated with religion but does not have to be. It is considered to be a journey to find importance in life and the role you will play among them with the overarching purpose to find meaning to life. People follow spiritual paths and join religious or spiritual organizations for a variety of reasons, including: faith, prayer, social support, community service, cultural traditions, friendship, and commitment to community. How often do you hear someone say that they committed to a spiritual practice primarily…show more content…
Happiness is a state of wellbeing and contentment, a pleasurable and satisfying experience (Merriam Webster, 2015). Wellbeing is a good or satisfactory condition of existence, and a state characterized by health, happiness and prosperity (Merriam Webster, 2015). Spiritual wellbeing, happiness and wellbeing coincide with one another simply by making a comparison of their definitions. However, we cannot make assumptions without studies and experiments to justify our…show more content…
A total of 320 children from 4 public schools and 2 faith based schools completed 6 different questionnaires to rate their happiness, spirituality, religiousness and temperament (Journal of Happiness, 2010). Parents were also asked to rate their child’s happiness and temperament. After conducting their research they were able to conclude happiness a child’s temperament was also a predictor of happiness. In particular, happier children were more sociable and less shy (Journal of Happiness, 2010). However, they found that even with temperament taken into account, the relationship between spirituality and happiness remained strong. Counterintuitively, religious practices including attending church, praying and meditating had little effect on reported levels of happiness (Journal of Happiness,

More about Spiritual Wellbeing Paper

Open Document