Mindfulness and well-being in a digital society: A conceptual framework


Lai, Ming Ming and Pang, Mary (2020) Mindfulness and well-being in a digital society: A conceptual framework. International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, 7 (16). pp. 683-689. ISSN 2005-4238

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The principle of oneness of life and its environment signifies an inseparable relationship between them. Life is contained within the minds and hearts of the people. The search for joy and happiness is inherent within the human life. This paper presents the key attributes of mindfulness, cultivation of mindfulness practises as well as the significance to be mindful to oneself in a modern and yet busy society. A conceptual framework proposes the cultivation of formal and informal mindful practices that can promote well-being. The framework further suggests a future reform in the education system in view of the rise in mental health problems and stress from the youth to the elderly by incorporating of mindfulness based programme in the education system. This framework comprises transformation of the inner life that enable people to age and live with a healthy lifestyles. One becomes empowered to solve problems and create positive outcomes and happiness by tapping into our own potential and wisdom in life. One needs to stop attributing happiness and unhappiness on others and external circumstances. Mindfulness help people especially middle aged and older adults to manage a wide range of physical conditions to promote general well-being.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Well-Being, Mindfulness, Digital Society
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Divisions: Faculty of Management (FOM)
Depositing User: Ms Rosnani Abd Wahab
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2020 09:54
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2020 09:54
URII: http://shdl.mmu.edu.my/id/eprint/7923


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