- Participants happiness training and controls, , 2012, followed 12 weeks, Germany
- Survey name
- Unnamed study
- N = 101
- Non Response
Questionnaire: Paper & Pencil Interview (PAPI)
The intervention group underwent a happiness training at work and at home. 3 time points: T0= Before intervention T1= After interventiuon T2= Follow-up (after 4 weeks) This means that there were 2 groups who filled out a questionnaire 3 times , plus 2 subgroups of whom were saliva and ANT* taken at T0 and T1. *Attention Network Test, (Fan,J. et al. 2002)
- Authors's Label
- Happiness training
- Our Classification
- 7-week online training:
WK 1:BASIC PRINCIPLES
A How do you feel? Check your state of mind.
B What hindered you in the past from being happy?
C Write a happiness-diary. Note 3 things that made you happy today.
Wk 2: JOY OF COMMUNITY
A Get somebody's contact in a way that is comfortable for you.
B Identify your best friends and meet them this week.
C Write a thank-you letter.
WK 3: JOY OF LUCK
A Tell 3 people your wishes.
B Rejoice somebody by doing an nexpected favor.
C Let fortuity decide to do something new and give facvorable opportunities a chance
WK 4: JOY OF PLEAUSURE
A Eat a meal mindfully.
B Be mindful and capture happy moments with your camera.
C Challenge yourself with exercise/sports.
WK 5: JOY OF FLOW
A Identify your strenght.
B Use them in e new way.
WK6: JOY OF BLISS/BEAUTY
A Give little presents to make somebody happy.
B Write a gratitude-diary and note 3 things a day you are thankful for.
C Enjoy 10 minutes of silence every day.
WK 7: FINAL
A Detect your favorite happiness excercises.
B Be a happiness messenger and tell your favorite excercises to other people.
C Reward yourself for your happiness-work during the last week and give yourself a treat.
T0: Before the training
T1: Directly after the training
T2: 4 weeks after the training
Observed Relation with Happiness
T0 3,76 3,81 -0,05
T1 4,52 3,38 +1,14
T2 4,35 3,23 +1,12
T1-T0 +0,76 -0,43 +1,19
T2-T0 +0,59 -0,58 +1,17
T0 3,80 3,68 +0,12
T1 4,54 3,19 +1,36
T2 4,54 3,30 +1,24
T1-T0 +0,74 -0,43 +1,17
T2-T0 +0,74 -0,53 +1,27
Experimental +15,2% +11,8%
Control - 8,6% -11,6%
-difference +23,8% +23,4%
Experimental +14,8% +14,8%
Control - 8,6% -10,6%
-difference +23,4% +25,4%