A Comparative Study between Women of Different Age Groups: Meaning of Life and Positive Life Orientation
Keywords:Women, Life orientation, Meaning of life, Optimism
AbstractAs the struggle for a sense of significance and purpose in life, meaning of life is a prime motivational principle, which can be defined as a personal experience consisting the cognizance of purpose, order, and coherence of one’s pursuit, existence and attainment of valuable goals. Along with meaning of life the positive orientation towards life is closely related to optimism, emotional vitality, generation of positive emotions, and emotional wellbeing. The current paper aims to explore the life orientation and meaning of life in women, it samples a total of 60 women from two different age groups, ranging from 20 to 40 and 40 to 60. The meaning of life and life orientation is examined with regard to the whole sample in general. Standardized test scales were used to measure the variables. The results of the study conducted showed that there was no co-relation in life orientation and meaning of life, it was also found that there was no difference in meaning of life and life orientation in young adult women and older adult women. Optimism and gratitude are known to play a crucial role in the search and presence of meaning in life and also in gaining a positive orientation in life.
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Tanaya Poopal. (2022). A Comparative Study between Women of Different Age Groups: Meaning of Life and Positive Life Orientation. International Journal of Indian Psychȯlogy, 9(2). https://doi.org/10.25215/0902.018
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