Seligman (2011) described well-being as the psychological construct that involves engaging with life, experiencing meaningful/positive relationships, having a sense of life purpose, feeling positive emotions, and embracing opportunities for experiencing a sense of accomplishment. Reference: Bates, W. (2011). Flourish A visionary new understanding of happiness and well-being by Martin E. P. Seligman [Book review]. Policy, 27(3), 60–61. Business Source Complete Database (Accession No 66835840). https://search-ebscohost-com.ezp.waldenulibrary.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=66835840&site=eds-live&scope=site Think about the psychology of personality research topic on well-being that interests you. Consider the following as you research and choose your topic:
- What areas of personality do you find interesting?
- What personality theories do you find interesting?
- What topics of well-being do you find interesting?
- When you combine your interests in personality psychology with your interests in well-being, what are some potential topics you would like to learn more about?
Post 2-3 topics related to well-being that you would be interested in learning more about. Connect these topics to one or more personality theories. Cervone, D., & Pervin, L. A. (2019). Personality: Theory and research (14th ed.). Wiley.
- Chapter 2, “The Scientific Study of People” (pp. 27-52)