Improving Art-of-Living Trainings: Implication of Art-of-Living Trainings for Primary School Students

Published on Feb 1, 2017in International Journal of School Health
· DOI :10.17795/INTJSH-45656
Jessica Lang1
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Bernhard Schmitz23
Estimated H-index: 23
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#1Jessica Lang (Technische Universität Darmstadt)H-Index: 1
#2Bernhard Schmitz (Technische Universität Darmstadt)H-Index: 23
Background Art-of-living describes a mindful and self-determined way of dealing with one's self and way of life. It is related to measures of well-being. Art-of-living is based on strategies and attitudes which can be learned and therefore can be changed. Two types of training for students to increase art-of-living were developed and tested in two studies to determine the effects on art-of-living measures. Methods Study 1 dealt with the initial examination of whether it is possible to enhance th...
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