Table 3 Sources of enjoyment (N = 834)

From: Happily Stressed: The Complexity of Well-Being in Midlife

Item Yes (%)
Relationship with my 18–29 year-old children 88
Hobbies or leisure activities 86
Travel or holidays 82
Watching television 80
Relationship with spouse or partner 75
Pets 63
Relationships with my parents or spouse’s/partner’s parents 62
Exercise or playing sports 62
Work 49
Sending emails and Facebook posts to family and friends 43
Relationships with my grandchildren 37
  1. Participants answered “yes” or “no” for each item