The Relationship Between Optimism and Subjective Well-Being in Covid-19 Pandemic Context

Garvin Garvin, Rahuel Adhi Putri
2021 Proceedings of the International Conference on Economics, Business, Social, and Humanities (ICEBSH 2021)   unpublished
Work from home and social distancing that were implemented during the Covid-19 pandemic caused various psychological complaints such as boredom, anxiety, and even frustration. Especially for employees who work, the covid-19 pandemic provides uncertainty about the sustainability of their jobs. It is reported that many layoffs have occurred as a result of this pandemic. These things have the potential to reduce subjective well-being. This study intends to examine the relationship between optimism
more » ... and subjective well-being. 368 participants (62.5% women) were included in this study, where participants were asked to complete the Explanatory Style Test and the Subjective Well-Being Assessment Scale. The results of the correlation test found that there was a significant and positive relationship between optimism and subjective and well-being. This study suggests that individuals can embrace optimistic attitude during the Covid-19 pandemic in order to maintain their subjective well-being.
doi:10.2991/assehr.k.210805.012 fatcat:7ecux6evnrhptd7l36oliayhyq