The etymology from jovial it takes us to the term of late Latin Ioviālis, which refers to what belongs to Jupiter . That is why the concept can be used to refer to what is linked to Jupiter , also know as Jove (god of Roman mythology).
The most common use of the notion, however, mentions what festive or funny . Jovial, in this framework, is a adjective that qualifies that or that happy or blissful .
For example: "Even in the worst moments he maintained a jovial and optimistic attitude", “The hotel has a modern and jovial profile that is perfect for younger travelers”, "The jovial aspect of man surprised rescuers".
A jovial atmosphere , to cite a case, it is informal, little solemn and entertaining. In a office With jovial atmosphere, therefore, one works in a relaxed way and the employees have wide freedoms.
A person with jovial spirit On the other hand, he teases, does not get depressed in the face of adversity and maintains his good mood. These individuals stand out for their positive attitude and for trying to minimize conflicts in social ties.
All this can help us understand the basis of personality that is usually considered jovial, but the psychology It shows us that the mind of a human being is much more complex than it seems. We often try to define people with just one word: fun, depressive, active, lazy, and so on. However, just look at yourself carefully to discover that we are a set of several qualities, some of them contradictory.
The contradictions, in fact, are a part almost inherent to our nature, they are the source of that spark, of those bursts that give rise to evolution. If we moved in only one direction and one way, life would lack emotion. Someone who only knows how to smile does not know happiness, because he cannot contrast it with sadness, for example. For this reason, many of the individuals we call "jovial" are also depressive, they can also sink into a pit in the face of problems, even if they don't discuss it with their surroundings.
This corresponds to Balance from each person, to the opposing forces that must act in the personality to keep it alive and give rise to potential movements in new directions. Without this tension there would be no maturation, and we would be exactly the same at the age of five and ninety.
In a social group there must also be a balance for it to function and develop. It is not normal to meet a group of friends who have all the same personality , the same tastes and frustrations, needs and fears. A union of this type is not natural. Without an introverted individual, for example, the extrovert cannot offer the effervescent effects of his way of being to others; in turn, without this pair, the introvert cannot provide others with the calm and introspection that is so necessary. A jovial being, a quiet one, an impulsive one and a reflective one, among others, can be the beginning of an ideal recipe to form a group that can cope with a wide range of different situations.
Jovial it is also the name of a brand Switzerland watches, pens (pens), wallets, bags and perfumes. It was founded in 1929 in the city of La Chaux-de-Fonds and currently has outlets in countries such as Russia , Canada , United Arab Emirates and Thailand , among others.
Jovial Foods, Inc. Finally, it is a company dedicated mainly to the commercialization of pasta , gluten-free cookies and flours. It also produces and sells products made with einkorn wheat flour, also known as spelled wheat or scab.