Are Psychological and Ecological Well-being Compatible? The Role of Values, Mindfulness, and Lifestyle

  title={Are Psychological and Ecological Well-being Compatible? The Role of Values, Mindfulness, and Lifestyle},
  author={Kirk Warren Brown and Tim Kasser},
  journal={Social Indicators Research},
Happiness and ecological well-being are often portrayed as conflictual pursuits, but they may actually be complementary. In samples of adolescents (Study 1) and adults (Study 2), we tested this proposition and examined the role of three factors in promoting both subjective well-being (SWB) and ecologically responsible behavior (ERB). In both studies, individuals higher in SWB reported more ERB. An intrinsic value orientation (Studies 1 and 2) and dispositional mindfulness (Study 2) related to… 

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