does purpose make us happy?

does purpose make us happy?

Purpose can be key in one’s happiness. Read more…

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finding purpose through service-learning

finding purpose through service-learning

Service-learning leads to an increase in self-efficacy. Read more…

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identity crisis = purpose crisis?

identity crisis = purpose crisis?

Can one have a purpose while they are unsure of their place in the world? Read more…

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from prosocial motivation to sustained action

from prosocial motivation to sustained action

Intrinsic motivation helps volunteers to appreciate the path that they are on in the journey of service-learning, rather than the destination. Read more…

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purpose: good for health?

purpose: good for health?

Some components of purpose promote positive physical health. Read more…

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volunteering increases well-being

volunteering increases well-being

Volunteering increases life satisfaction and happiness. Read more…

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no "rain checks" on purpose

no “rain checks” on purpose

Setting a daily reminder to reflect or engage in one’s purpose may help them accomplish it. Read more…

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are you really helping?

are you really helping?

Skill development should be a part of service-learning to ensure that students build and strengthen the community. Read more…

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could purpose deter prosociality?

could purpose deter prosociality?

Would you stop to help someone in a car accident if you were on your way to something important? Working towards purpose might deter prosociality. Read more…

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making meaning of trauma

making meaning of trauma

Individuals may find meaning and a purpose in life after experiencing a trauma. Read more…

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