Professor Michael Stegar: What Science Tells Us about The Advantages of Living a Meaningful Life

Theatre Q230, Level 2, Kwong Lee Dow Building Melbourne Graduate School of Education, 234 Queensberry St, University of Melbourne, VIC 3010

Map

Researchers have been busily at work for more than five decades studying the qualities of meaningful and fulfilling lives. Particularly in the past 15 years, sound and unambiguous research have revealed wide-ranging advantages to living a meaningful life. In this talk Dr Michael Steger touches on the highlights of this research and shares the most reliable and sometimes most surprising ways to add more meaning to your own life.

Associate Professor Michael Steger is Director, Laboratory for the Study of Meaning and Quality of Life, Colorado State University, USA. He has spent close to 15 years researching the factors that promote health, flourishing and wellbeing. His research on the benefits of finding meaning in one's life and work is internationally recognised.