The interrelation between mindfulness and subjective well-being



The article considers the phenomenon of mindfulness and its relationship to subjective well-being. The main objective of the study was the empirical confirmation of the relationship between mindfulness and components of hedonic model of subjective well-being. To this end, we held a correlation study with the participation of 94 men and 137 women (average age totaled 27.35 years). The participants filled out a questionnaire “Scale of life satisfaction” by E. Dinera, questionnaire" Mindfulness and awareness” as well as a modified version of the questionnaire "Scale differential emotions". A positive relationship of mindfulness and positive emotions, life satisfaction and the ratio of positive and negative emotions. We detected the negative relationship of negative emotions and mindfulness with life satisfaction. The obtained results are in good agreement with earlier studies and suggest that there exists an interaction between emotional and cognitive processes

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Keywords: mindfulness, subjective well-being, positive emotions life, satisfaction, positive psychology

Journal rubric: General Psychology


For citation: Zelikson D.I. The interrelation between mindfulness and subjective well-being [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sovremennaia zarubezhnaia psikhologiia = Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology, 2016. Vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 92–99. DOI: 10.17759/jmfp.2016050310. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Denis I. Zelikson, graduate of the faculty of counseling and clinical psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:



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