International Journal of Wellbeing

The International Journal of Wellbeing was launched on 31st January 2011 in order to promote interdisciplinary research on wellbeing. The editorial team are dedicated to open access for academic research, and to making the journal's content permanently free for all readers and authors.



IJW Article of the Year Prize

The International Journal of Wellbeing (IJW) is proud to announce the ‘IJW Article of the Year Prize’.  The prize will be awarded each year for the best original research article published in the International Journal of Wellbeing.  Recipients will be chosen by a vote of the selection committee, which will consist of IJW editorial board members.  An announcement featuring the winner(s) of the IJW Article of the Year Prize will appear in a subsequent issue of the journal, along with a brief summary of the article’s results.  
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Vol 5, No 1 (2015)

Table of Contents


Happiness: An Interactionist Perspective PDF
Aaron Ahuvia, Neil Thin, Dan Haybron, Robert Biswas-Diener, Mathieu Ricard, Jean Timsit
Case Study of a School Wellbeing Initiative: Using Appreciative Inquiry to Support Positive Change PDF
Lea Waters, Mathew White
Do Sources of Meaning Differentially Predict Search for Meaning, Presence of Meaning, and Wellbeing PDF
Melissa E. Grouden, Paul E. Jose
Conceptualising and Measuring Mental Fitness: A Delphi Study PDF
Paula Robinson, Lindsay Oades, Peter Caputi

Book Reviews

Review of the Upside of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self – Not Just Your “Good” Self – Drives Success and Fulfillment, by Todd Kashdan and Robert Biswas-Diener PDF
Acacia C. Parks

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