Personal projects, happiness, and meaning: on doing well and being yourself.

@article{Mcgregor1998PersonalPH,
  title={Personal projects, happiness, and meaning: on doing well and being yourself.},
  author={Ian Mcgregor and Brian R. Little},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={1998},
  volume={74 2},
  pages={
          494-512
        }
}
Personal Projects Analysis (B. R. Little, 1983) was adapted to examine relations between participants' appraisals of their goal characteristics and orthogonal happiness and meaning factors that emerged from factor analyses of diverse well-being measures. In two studies with 146 and 179 university students, goal efficacy was associated with happiness and goal integrity was associated with meaning. A new technique for classifying participants according to emergent identity themes is introduced… 

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