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Abstract

Based upon the concepts and procedures of Appreciative Inquiry, Jacqueline Kelm offers Appreciative Living, a qualitative research informed therapeutic program for one. To this end Kelm presents a 28-day plan designed to help individuals achieve greater happiness via a three-step model. She also shares results from a study she conducted with participants who have tried her approach to further demonstrate the usefulness of applying Appreciative Inquiry means to therapeutic ends.

Keywords

Appreciative Living, Appreciative Inquiry, Therapeutic Qualitative Research

Author Bio(s)

Jan S. Chenail is an adjunct faculty of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) in the Reading Department of Broward College in Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA. She may be reached by email at jchenail@comcast.net.

Publication Date

2-3-2009

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Comments

Original volume and issue number from The Qualitative Weekly, an offshoot publication of The Qualitative Report which has been folded into the primary journal: Volume 2, Issue 9

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