Creating Relationships with the Self and Others by Choosing a Healthy Lifestyle

  • Saulius Vaivada Šiauliai University; Šiauliai City Municipality, Lithuania
  • Vilma Žydžiūnaitė Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
Keywords: health education, healthy lifestyle, non-governmental organization, qualitative content analysis, relationship.

Abstract

The article answers the research question „What kind of multi-component content emerges when the person is creating a constructive relationship with the self and others when s/he chooses a healthy lifestyle?“ through qualitative empirical study. Findings led to the conclusion that results of the creation of a personal relationship by choosing a healthy lifestyle are the transformations of the personality and quality of life, which are conditioned by personal change in the person’s becoming and the promotion of inner motivation.

Author Biographies

Saulius Vaivada, Šiauliai University; Šiauliai City Municipality, Lithuania

Institute of Education, Šiauliai University, Lithuania
Public Health Improvement Division of Public Health Bureau of Šiauliai City Municipality, Lithuania

Vilma Žydžiūnaitė, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

Institute of Educational Research, Academy of Education, Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania

Published
2019-12-01
How to Cite
Vaivada, S., & Žydžiūnaitė, V. (2019). Creating Relationships with the Self and Others by Choosing a Healthy Lifestyle. Pedagogy, 135(3), 30-51. https://doi.org/10.15823/p.2019.135.2
Section
Articles