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Jajmani System in India: An Overview

Jajmani system is considered as the backbone of rural economy and social order. It is a system of traditional occupational obligations. In rural India Jajmani system is linked with caste system. Both give power to each other. It has become … Continue reading

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Flourishing: A Component of Well Being

Flourishing is “a state where people experience positive emotions, positive psychological functioning, and positive social functioning, most of the time, living “within an optimal range of human functioning.” It is a descriptor and measure of positive mental health and overall … Continue reading

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Happiness and Life Satisfaction

Although related, happiness and life satisfaction are not the same things. Happiness is an immediate, in-the-moment experience; although enjoyable, it is ultimately fleeting. A healthy life certainly includes moments of happiness, but happiness alone usually does not make for a … Continue reading

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Some Terms of Well Being

These are some terms related to well being: Health-Related quality of life Well-being Flourishing Positive mental health Optimal health Happiness Subjective well-being Psychological well-being Life Satisfaction Hedonic well-being Some researchers suggest that many of the terms are synonymous, whereas others … Continue reading

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