• Wheel of Wellness

    Wheel of Wellness Myers et al. developed a “Wheel of Wellness” model that attempts to measure well-being, drawing from a range of disciplines including psychology, stress management, ecology, and contextualism. The model proposes five life tasks, depicted in a wheel, which are interrelated and interconnected. These five tasks are essence or spirituality, work and leisure, […]

  • Mental health

    Women are almost twice as likely to become depressed as men Mental Health Mental health is a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community […]

  • Gross Domestic Product

    Gross domestic product GDP Gross domestic product (GDP) is the standard measure of the value of the goods and services produced by a country during a period. Per capita GDP is a broad indicator of economic living standards. Each country calculates GDP in its own currency. In order to compare countries, these estimates have to […]

  • Pollution

      Pollution Pollution is any contamination of the natural environment, and includes air pollution, water pollution, soil contamination, noise pollution, littering and radioactive contamination. Pollution affects everybody, whether it be through the emission of greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change or through the direct poisoning of the natural environment on which a local community […]

  • Resource extraction and consumption

      Resource extraction and consumption The extraction and consumption of resources has an impact on the quality of life and well-being of both current and future generations.[1] This includes oil and gas extraction, mining, fishing and forestry. The lack of management of natural resources leads not only to environmental problems such as land degradation, soil […]

  • Religion and Spirituality

      Religion and Spirituality Spirituality is defined as experiences and expressions of one’s spirit in a unique and dynamic process reflecting faith in God or a supreme being; it is connectedness with oneself, others, nature, or God; and an integration of the dimensions of mind, body, and spirit. [1] A religion is an organized approach […]

  • Measurement of poverty

    Poverty definition Poverty is a complex phenomenon, varying across time and space, with different philosophical perspectives leading to different conclusions about its nature, and with alternative measures sometimes providing conflicting indications about its size and evolution. Measurement of Poverty Any poverty measure is thus unlikely to satisfy the various demands addressed to it. In particular, every […]

  • Comprehensive Indicators

    GDP in question For almost sixty years, the objective of economic growth, quantitatively assessed by the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), has been pivotal within the elaboration of socioeconomic policies in capitalist economies. Today however, GDP faces a growing wave of criticisms. Whatever the nature of the criticism, this phenomenon reminds us that GDP is a […]

  • Arts

    Contents 1 Arts 2 Studies 3 Arts Education 4 See also 5 Websites Arts The term “arts” includes various forms of visual arts, such as fine art, architecture, photography etc., literature, and the performing arts, such as music, drama and film. Arts are an important part of the culture of a society or a historical period. Studies […]

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