The Five Elements of the Well-Being Index
Purpose: liking what you do each day and being motivated to achieve your goals
Social: having supportive relationships and love in your life
Financial: managing your economic life to reduce stress and increase security
Community: liking where you live, feeling safe and having pride in your community
Physical: having good health and enough energy to get things done daily
Why Well-Being Matters
Well-being is implicated in three critical aspects of society:
Economic vitality including productivity
Health and wellness particularly in disease onset, obesity and absenteeism
Social welfare as in teen pregnancy, crime, high school graduation rates and charitable giving
Why are the regional differences so distinct?
What can be done to raise the levels of well-being?
What are you doing to invest in your well-being?