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A British/Finnish male interested about well-being and happiness related issues.
A British/Finnish male interested about well-being and happiness related issues.

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Pathways to well-being and happiness.
Fundamental ingredients for a happy
life at the individual level, according to Diener (2008), are to have important
goals and values, strong and supportive relationships, material sufficiency, positive
emotions and the ability to make wise choices. Based on...
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Promoting well-being and happiness.
Will promotion of happiness benefit
individuals, but also communities and nations as whole?   There has been a recent trend of   moving away from negative aspects of life towards
a more positive approach of assessing well-being.   In the recent joint public...
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Measuring well-being and happiness.
The Stiglitz commission report
(2009) recommends that:   “...the time is
ripe for our measurement system to shift emphasis from measuring economic
production to measuring people’s well-being.” Traditionally, GDP has been considered
as measure of nation’s pr...
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Well-being and happiness as the goal of public policy.
Quality of Life (QoL) is often used
as a synonym for well-being. To keep clarity will continue to use the term ‘well-being’,
instead of ‘quality of life’. However, its notable that QoL is often linked to
the personal capabilities of individual. Interpersona...
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Can happiness and well-being research play a meaningful role in a design of a public policy?
As a whole, the public policy
process is multi-layered. In a recent ONS publication “Measuring Subjective
Wellbeing for Public Policy (2011) the authors argue that: “In order for any
account of wellbeing to be useful in policy, it must satisfy three general...
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Onnellisuuden seuranta.
Jos  onnellisuuden kokemuksien seuraaminen ja
mittaaminen koetaan tärkeäksi on varmasti järkevää kysyä ketkä kokevat elämänsä
onnelliseksi.  Onnellisuus ja hyvinvointi
ovat käsitteitä joilla on selviä eroja ja merkittäviä yhtäläisyyksiä. Tunteena
onni on lu...
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Hyvinvoinnin mittarit.
Hyvinvointi jaetaan
perinteisesti kahteen pääryhmään; objektiiviseen ja subjektiiviseen
hyvinvointiin. Objektiivisella hyvinvoinnilla tarkoitetaan määrällisesti mitattavissa olevia inhimillisen elämän
alueita kuten eliniänodotetta, koulutustasoa, terveyttä ...
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Tracking individual happiness?
It might be a sensible idea to analyse what makes some
people review their lives as a happy life. Happiness and well-being are
concepts which have distinct differences and still share significant
similarities, therefore making it difficult to separate one f...
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Measurable indicators of well-being.
Measurable aspects of human
well-being are traditionally divided into two main categories; objective and
subjective well-being. Objective aspects are typically the quantitatively
measurable aspects of human life such as longevity, education, and health and
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