- Schoolteachers, Hongkong, China, 2008
- Survey name:
- Unnamed study
- N = 143
- Non Response:
- Interview: face-to-face
- Authors's label
- Life of meaning
- Our Classification
- Meaning subscale of the 18 item Orientation to Happiness Scale (Peterson et al., 2005)
- Range 6-30, M = 20.90 SD = 3.76
- Selfreport on 6 questions
Below are statements that many people would find desirable, but we want you to answer only in terms of whether the statement describes how you actually live your life.
a: My life serves a higher purpose.
B: In choosing what to do, I always take into account whether it will benefit other people.
C: I have a responsibility to make the world a better place.
D: My life has a lasting meaning.
E: What I do matters to society
f: I have spent a lot of time thinking about what life means and how I fit into its big picture.
5 very much like me
4 mostly like me
3 somewhat like me
2 a little like me
1 not like me at all
Observed Relation with Happiness
Negative effect r = -.06 ns
Hence positive correlation with Affect Balance