A Pre-Experimental Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Mindfulness Meditation Technique on the Promotion of Subjective Well-Being among Elderly in Bhai Ghanayia Charitable trust District Patiala, Punjab


  • Sukhpreet Kaur




Introduction: Mindfulness Meditation means that a person pays attention to thoughts and feelings without
judging them and without believing on them. It can be the key to deal with stress, emotional issues and
even health problems. Objectives: To evaluate the effectiveness of mindfulness meditation technique on the
promotion of subjective well-being among elderly. Pre- test evaluation of subjective well being was done
by using subjective well being inventory (SUBI) before demonstrating mindfulness meditation technique.
Methodology: The study was conducted on 30 elderly. Mindfulness meditation technique was demonstrated
for one month for 20 minutes daily. Results: It revealed that the pre test mean score was 61.63 with SD 10.82
and post test mean score was 86.76 with SD 6.56. Mean difference between pre test and post test subjective
well being score was 25.13.Conclusion: The pre-test revealed that there was low well being score among
elderly. After demonstration of mindfulness meditation technique there was a highly significant increase in
the well being score among elderly. Mindfulness meditation technique was more effective in increasing well
being score.

Author Biography

Sukhpreet Kaur

Nursing Tutor, Adarsh College of Nursing, Patiala,Punjab, India