“Saya bersyukur setiap saat” : Bagaimana Kebersyukuran Berhubungan dengan Aktualisasi Diri

Indra Prapto Nugroho, Titi Fatiyyah

DOI: https://doi.org/10.23917/indigenous.v4i1.7077

Abstract

Kondisi lingkungan yang bersifat heterogen terkadang menghambat mahasiswa perantauan untuk mencapai aktualisasi diri. Salah satu indikator dalam mencapai aktualisasi diri ialah memberikan  apresiasi dan pemaknaan arti hidup yang dapat diprediksikan oleh rasa bersyukur. Tujuan dari penelitian  ini adalah untuk mengetahui hubungan rasa bersyukur dengan aktualisasi diri pada mahasiswa perantuan. Penelitian ini menggunakan metode kuantitatif korelasional. Subjek penelitian diambil dengan teknik incidental sampling dan didapatkan sebanyak 104 mahasiswa perantauan yang berada di salah satu Universitas di Kota Palembang. Instrumen penelitian menggunakan Self-Actualization Activity Inventory (SAAI) dan The Inventory of Undergraduates Gratitude (IUG). Hasil pengujian data dengan menunjukan bahwa ada hubungan positif antara kebersyukuran dengan aktualisasi diri pada mahasiswa perantauan (r= 0,460; p= 0,000). Temuan ini menjelaskan bahwa dalam mencapai aktualisasi diri memerlukan penghargaan terhadap kehidupan dan pengalaman. 

Kata Kunci : Aktualisasi Diri, Kebersyukuran, Mahasiswa Perantauan

The heterogenity of environmental conditions sometimes prevent overseas students from achieving self-actualization. One indicator in achieving self-actualization is giving appreciation and meaning of life that can be predicted by gratitude. The purpose of this study is to find out the relationship between gratitude and self-actualization in student assistance. This study uses a correlational quantitative
method with accidental sampling technique. The research subjects were 104 overseas students who were at one of Universities in Palembang City. The research instrument uses a Self-Actualization Activity Inventory (SAAI) and The Inventory of Undergraduates Gratitude (IUG). The result of testing the data shows that there is a positive relationship between gratitude and self-actualization in overseas students
(r= 0.460; p= 0.000). This finding explains that achieving self-actualization requires appreciation of life and experience.

Keywords:college students; gratitude; self actualization

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