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A Life of Happiness and Fulfillment

Satisfaction with Life – Second Measurement

  • This scale was developed by Professor Ed Diener and his colleagues. The type of happiness this scale measures is not ephemeral mood; rather, it is a reflective assessment of how well your life is going, all (or at least most) things considered. Now that you've completed three of the exercises, find out if your happiness levels have improved since we last measured them.

    Please indicate the extent to which you agree with each of the 5 statements.
    Very strongly disagreeStrongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agreeVery strongly agree
    1. In most ways my life is close to my ideal
    2. The conditions of my life are excellent
    3. I am satisfied with my life
    4. So far I have gotten the important things I want in life
    5. If I could live my life over, I would change almost nothing