Facilitating College Students' Authenticity and Psychological Well-Being Through the Use of Mandalas: An Empirical Study


Division of Academic Enhancement, University of Georgia, 221 Milledge Hall, Athens, GA 30602-1554 (e-mail: cpisarik@uga.edu)


The purpose of this study was twofold: to examine the relationship between authenticity and psychological well-being, and to examine the effects of creating and interpreting mandalas on the levels of authenticity and psychological well-being of college students. The results and their implications for practice and future research are discussed.