One of career counseling goals is to understand how to promote the wellbeing of people facing the unforeseen challenges of the changing world of work. The study investigates the relationship between psychological flexibility, career adaptability and well-being. 498 adult participants reply to Acceptance and Action Questionnaire-II, Career Adapt-Abilities Scale, Satisfaction with life scale, and Flourishing Scale. Results show that career adaptability mediates the relationship between psychological flexibility and life satisfaction as well as between psychological flexibility and flourishing, suggesting that career adaptability could be considered a personal resource that enhances the effects of psychological flexibility on hedonic and eudemonic wellbeing, fostering the ability to adapt to changes in self and situation. Implications for future studies and career counselling are presented.

The relationship between psychological flexibility and career adaptability as resources to promote well-being

Angela Russo
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Andrea Zammitti;Giuseppe Santisi;
2023-01-01

Abstract

One of career counseling goals is to understand how to promote the wellbeing of people facing the unforeseen challenges of the changing world of work. The study investigates the relationship between psychological flexibility, career adaptability and well-being. 498 adult participants reply to Acceptance and Action Questionnaire-II, Career Adapt-Abilities Scale, Satisfaction with life scale, and Flourishing Scale. Results show that career adaptability mediates the relationship between psychological flexibility and life satisfaction as well as between psychological flexibility and flourishing, suggesting that career adaptability could be considered a personal resource that enhances the effects of psychological flexibility on hedonic and eudemonic wellbeing, fostering the ability to adapt to changes in self and situation. Implications for future studies and career counselling are presented.
2023
psychological flexibility, career adaptability, life satisfaction, flourishing, wellbeing
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