What is happiness?
We all search the key to happiness and a sense of well-being that will bring joy and positive emotions to our lives. But what is subjective well-being? Subjective well-being is the evaluation of one’s life in terms of satisfaction. The key though is different for everyone. Some people see money as a source of happiness and a sense of subjective well-being, especially in Western counties like the United States, while others value the eudemonic approach and focus more on the po
The Biopsychosocial Model
Why is it so hard to resist and/or change a bad habit? Maybe it is because of a weak character, or maybe it's the genetics that are responsible for the heavy drinking or heavy smoking, or maybe it is the society's fault that perpetuates a ''perfect model'' that almost everyone is struggling to keep up with. Actually the answer is all of the above, which can be explained through the Biopsychosocial Model. Two Austrian biologists, Paul Alfred Weiss and Ludwig von Bertalanffy, r