Thursday, December 25, 2014

Satisfaction with life and character strengths of non-religious and religious people: it's practicing one's religion that makes the difference.

People who have a religious affiliation, and practice their religion, were found to be more satisfied with their life and scored higher on tests for kindness, love, gratitude, hope, forgiveness, and spirituality. People with a religious affiliation that did not practice their religion were no different than people who had no religious affiliation in therms of life satisfaction and happiness.  (Front Psychol. 2014 Aug 14;5:876.)
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