I know many people who would say they are happy and highly satisfied with their life. I also know many people who are dissatisfied and discontent with their life situation.
What is the difference between those who have positive well-being and those who are suffering?
There are many personal and social factors that play a role in our level of happiness, though they may not be what you would expect. For instance, it’s not money or intelligence that makes the difference in these individuals’ lives.
Fortunately psychological research has explored this concept and provided us with valuable insight into how we can be happier and more satisfied.
Various reviews of literature reveal that there are 6 primary variables that relate to subjective well-being.