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Why Do We Resist Our Own Dreams? Personal Development from the Psychological Elasticity Model Perspecive

Author(s): Magdalena Hyla
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Psychology, Personality Pschology, Psychology of Self
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: psychological flexibility; values; motivation; creativity

Summary/Abstract: The main aim of the article is to present the model of psychological flexibility and to describe how can it be useful for purpose of understanding psychological mechanisms of living value-based life or resisting one’s dreams. The paper depicts basic assumptions of psychological flexibility model and its six core processes. The article presents also original research (N = 111) on relationship between psychological flexibility (AAQ-II), value-based life (VQ), committed action (CAQ), motivation (GMS), and creativity (SPTO). Data suggest that psychological flexibility is strongly positively correlated with committed action, progress in values, internal motivation and creativity, while negatively correlated with values obstruction and external motivation.

  • Issue Year: 49/2017
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 373-388
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Polish