Happiness Measures


Contentment: Summed appraisals (C-Sum)
Time frame:
time unspecified (u)
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
verbal scale (v)
Scale Range:


Self report on 8 questions:

How satisfied are you compared to....
A  your lifetime goals, ideals and what you had ideally hoped to become?
B  what you feel you deserve to have happened to you considering all that you have worked for?
E  the accomplishments of most people in your position?
F   where you have been and how far you have come (the progress you made, the changes you went trough, or the level of growth you have experienced)?
G  what you have expected from yourself all along considering your resources, strengths and weaknesses?
H what you have predicted about yourself becoming?
I  what you feel you should have accomplished so far?
J   what you feel is the minimum of what anyone in your position should have accomplished (and be able to accomplish)?

Name: Meadows' Life Satisfaction Measure (shortened version, items C and D left out)