Subjective vitality

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Subjective vitality refers to a positive feeling of aliveness and energy. It is often used instead of measures of subjective well-being in studies of eudaimonia and psychological well-being. It is also a better predictor of physical health when assessed by a doctor than subjective well-being. [1]

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  1. ^ Ryan, Richard M.; Frederick, Christina (1 September 1997). "On Energy, Personality, and Health: Subjective Vitality as a Dynamic Reflection of Well-Being". Journal of Personality. 65 (3): 529–565. doi:10.1111/j.1467-6494.1997.tb00326.x. PMID 9327588.