There is a mental ability that is said to cause a more fulfilled and happy life for human kind. In the fields of positive psychology you speak of resilience. Many requirements are responsible for this attitude towards life. Education by parents, natural surroundings and strong relationships are just a few of them. 

What other factors are influencing our mindset? Are we born with this characteristic or can we also learn it as an adult? The compendium »Glücksleitfaden« (from german: happiness guideline) looked for answers.

Supervised by Prof. Carl Frech and Dr. phil. Christian Bauer