Happiness Enrichment and Sustainable Happiness

  • Eyal Eckhaus
  • Zachary Sheaffer


Sustainable happiness research has recently received renewed attention. Studies present exercises intended to enhance happiness. A comprehensive process by which to sustain happiness has not thus far been studied comprehensively. Drawing on the Goal-Setting and Experimental Learning theories, we endeavour to form a Happiness Enrichment Perspective (HSP). A cyclic Happiness Sustainability Model of four stages is presented aimed at advancing a future research framework. Predicated on data gleaned from 458 respondents, we applied SEM aimed at validating HSP. Findings corroborate the proposed Happiness Sustainability Cycle (HSC). Implications and suggestions for future studies on happiness sustainability are proposed in order to further validate the proposed model.


Sustainable happiness Well-being Goal-setting Experiential learning 


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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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  1. 1.Department of Economics & Business AdministrationAriel UniversityArielIsrael

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