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Index Well-being

Well-being, wellbeing, or wellness is a general term for the condition of an individual or group. [1]

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Aaron Antonovsky

Aaron Antonovsky (19 December 1923 – 7 July 1994) was an Israeli American sociologist and academician whose work concerned the relationship between stress, health and well-being (salutogenesis).

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Aberystwyth (Mouth of the Ystwyth) is a historic market town, administrative centre, and holiday resort within Ceredigion, West Wales, often colloquially known as Aber.

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Acceptance in human psychology is a person's assent to the reality of a situation, recognizing a process or condition (often a negative or uncomfortable situation) without attempting to change it or protest it.

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Adrian Buchan

Adrian 'Ace' Buchan (born 21 September 1982, Avoca Beach, Australia) is a professional Australian surfer.

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Affective forecasting

Affective forecasting (also known as hedonic forecasting, or the hedonic forecasting mechanism) is the prediction of one's affect (emotional state) in the future.

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African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights

The African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights (also known as the Banjul Charter) is an international human rights instrument that is intended to promote and protect human rights and basic freedoms in the African continent.

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African magic

African magic is the form, development, and performance of magic within the culture and society of Africa.

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Agricultural productivity

Agricultural productivity is measured as the ratio of agricultural outputs to agricultural inputs.

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American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

The American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM), founded in 1981 and incorporated in 1983 as a 501(c)(6) organization, is the largest association of acupuncturists and acupuncture students in the United States.

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Anabolic steroid

Anabolic steroids, also known more properly as anabolic–androgenic steroids (AAS), are steroidal androgens that include natural androgens like testosterone as well as synthetic androgens that are structurally related and have similar effects to testosterone.

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Andrzej Grzegorczyk

Andrzej Grzegorczyk (22 August 1922 – 20 March 2014) was a Polish logician, mathematician, philosopher, and ethicist noted for his work in computability, mathematical logic, and the foundations of mathematics.

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Animal welfare

Animal welfare is the well-being of animals.

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Arno Tausch

Arno Tausch (born February 11, 1951 in Salzburg, Austria) is an Austrian political scientist.

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Aromatherapy uses plant materials and aromatic plant oils, including essential oils, and other aroma compounds for improving psychological or physical well-being.

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Association of Community Access Broadcasters

The Association of Community Access Broadcasters (ACAB), also known as the Access Radio Network, is a group of twelve New Zealand community radio stations.

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Australian Men's Shed Association

The Australian Men’s Shed Association (AMSA) is a non-profit organization that was set up in April 2007 to aid men's sheds across Australia.

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Ave is a Latin word, used by the Romans as a salutation and greeting, meaning "hail".

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Bae Yong-joon

Bae Yong-joon (born August 29, 1972) is a South Korean actor and businessman.

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Becca Levy

Becca R. Levy is a Professor of Epidemiology (Social and Behavioral Sciences) at Yale School of Public Health and Professor of Psychology at Yale University.

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Behavior (American English) or behaviour (Commonwealth English) is the range of actions and mannerisms made by individuals, organisms, systems, or artificial entities in conjunction with themselves or their environment, which includes the other systems or organisms around as well as the (inanimate) physical environment.

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Belongingness is the human emotional need to be an accepted member of a group.

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Bernard van Praag

Bernard Marinus Siegfried van Praag (born 28 February 1939) is a Dutch economist, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Amsterdam, noted for researching the measurement of welfare, as well-being and happiness.

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Bernd Marin

Bernd Marin (AARP/European Centre Conference, Dürnstein 2008) Bernd Marin (born 1948 in Vienna) is an Austrian social scientist.

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Bleisure travel

Bleisure travel (UK /ˈbleʒ.əʳ/ US /ˈbliː.ʒɚ/) is a portmanteau of “business” and “leisure”, and, it refers to “the activity of combining business travel with leisure time”.

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Broad measures of economic progress

Although for many decades, it was customary to focus on GDP and other measures of national income, there has been growing interest in developing broad measures of economic well-being.

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The broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions suggests that positive emotions (viz. enjoyment/happiness/joy, and perhaps interest/anticipation) broaden one's awareness and encourage novel, varied, and exploratory thoughts and actions.

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Buddhism and psychology

Buddhism includes an analysis of human psychology, emotion, cognition, behavior and motivation along with therapeutic practices.

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Buddhist ethics

Buddhist ethics are traditionally based on what Buddhists view as the enlightened perspective of the Buddha, or other enlightened beings such as Bodhisattvas.

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Canadian Index of Wellbeing

The Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) is a composite index, composed of eight interconnected domains that measures stability and change in the wellbeing of Canadians over time.

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Capability approach

The capability approach (also referred to as the capabilities approach) is an economic theory conceived in the 1980s as an alternative approach to welfare economics.

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Care work

Care work is a sub-category of work that includes all tasks that directly involve care processes done in service of others.

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Castlewellan is a village in County Down, Northern Ireland.

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Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment

The Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY Centres, elinkeino-, liikenne ja ympäristökeskus, ELY-keskus; Närings- trafik- och miljöcentralen, NTM-centralerna) are responsible for the regional implementation and development tasks of the central government in Finland.

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Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland

The Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland or CELCIS is an organisation that supports the well-being of children.

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Child abandonment

Child abandonment is the practice of relinquishing interests and claims over one's offspring in an extralegal way with the intent of never again resuming or reasserting guardianship over them.

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Child protection

Child protection is the protection of children from violence, exploitation, abuse and neglect.

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Children's hearing

A children's hearing is part of the legal and welfare systems in Scotland; it aims to combine justice and welfare for children and young people.

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Chiropractors' Association of Australia

The Chiropractors' Association of Australia (CAA), founded in 1990, is the largest association of chiropractors and chiropractic students in Australia.

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Christopher Peterson (psychologist)

Christopher Peterson (February 18, 1950 – October 9, 2012) was the Arthur F. Thurnau professor of psychology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan and the former chair of the clinical psychology area.

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Cities for Forests

WWF-India’s Cities for Forests is a national level campaign focusing on raising awareness about the intrinsic link between forests and human well-being amongst the youth.

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Citizenship Aesthetics

Citizenship Aesthetics is a movement set forth by Council for Cultural Affairs of the Republic of China that proposes an aesthetic style of practicing citizenship.

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Claude Fischler

Claude Fischler (born 1947) is a French social scientist (sociology, anthropology).

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Clauneck (also called Claunt) is a goetic daemon appearing in the grimoires The Secrets of Solomon (The Secrets of Solomon is a 16th or 17th century diabolical text. It contains an early version of many of the demons listed in Grimorium Verum. This grimoire is in the tradition of Solomon), Grimorium Verumand Dictionnaire Infernal. One of the eighteen Servitors of Syrach, Clauneck is well loved by Lucifer, and he is summoned because he has the ability to bestow wealth, either by bringing money over a great distance or by assisting in the discovery of hidden treasure.

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Club of Rome

The Club of Rome describes itself as "an organisation of individuals who share a common concern for the future of humanity and strive to make a difference.

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Connectedness to nature scale

The connectedness to nature scale (CNS) is a measure of individuals' trait levels of feeling emotionally connected to the natural world in the realm of social and environmental psychology.

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Culture and positive psychology

Cultural differences can interact with positive psychology to create great variation, potentially impacting positive psychology interventions.

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Dance science

Dance science is the scientific study of dance and dancers, as well as the practical application of scientific principles to dance.

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Dang Le Nguyen Vu

Đặng Lê Nguyên Vũ (born 1971), better known as Chairman Vu, is a Vietnamese entrepreneur and businessman.

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Degrowth (décroissance) is a political, economic, and social movement based on ecological economics, anti-consumerist and anti-capitalist ideas.

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Development theory

Development theory is a collection of theories about how desirable change in society is best achieved.

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Dov Shmotkin

Dov Shmotkin (born 1949) is Professor Emeritus in the School of Psychological Sciences and Head of the Herczeg Institute on Aging at Tel Aviv University.

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Downtown Eastside

The Downtown Eastside (DTES) is a neighbourhood in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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A drug is any substance (other than food that provides nutritional support) that, when inhaled, injected, smoked, consumed, absorbed via a patch on the skin, or dissolved under the tongue causes a temporary physiological (and often psychological) change in the body.

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Earthquake engineering

Earthquake engineering is an interdisciplinary branch of engineering that designs and analyzes structures, such as buildings and bridges, with earthquakes in mind.

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Ecogovernmentality, (or environmentality), is the application of Foucault’s concepts of biopower and governmentality to the analysis of the regulation of social interactions with the natural world.

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Economic development

economic development wikipedia Economic development is the process by which a nation improves the economic, political, and social well-being of its people.

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Ecosystem health

Ecosystem health is a metaphor used to describe the condition of an ecosystem.

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Ecosystem-based management

Ecosystem-based management is an environmental management approach that recognizes the full array of interactions within an ecosystem, including humans, rather than considering single issues, species, or ecosystem services in isolation.

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Ed Diener

Edward F. Diener (born 1946) is an American psychologist, professor, and author.

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Education and technology

One of the defining features of development today is the relationship between education and technology, stimulated by the spectacular growth in internet connectivity and mobile penetration.

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Education in Zimbabwe

Education in Zimbabwe is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education for primary and secondary education and the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development for higher education.

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Emotional intimacy

Emotional intimacy is an aspect of interpersonal relationships that varies in intensity from one relationship to another and varies from one time to another, much like physical intimacy.

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Emotional well-being

The implications of decreased emotional well-being are related to mental health concerns such as stress, depression, and anxiety.

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Employee assistance program

An employee assistance program (EAP) is an employee benefit program that assists employees with personal problems and/or work-related problems that may impact their job performance, health, mental and emotional well-being.

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Employee morale

Employee morale, in human resources, is defined as the job satisfaction, outlook, and feelings of well-being an employee has within a workplace setting.

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Enlightenment Now

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress is a 2018 book written by Canadian-American cognitive scientist Steven Pinker.

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Enrique Peña Nieto

Enrique Peña Nieto (born 20 July 1966), commonly referred to by his initials EPN, is a Mexican politician serving as the 57th President of Mexico, since 2012.

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Envy (from Latin invidia) is an emotion which "occurs when a person lacks another's superior quality, achievement, or possession and either desires it or wishes that the other lacked it".

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Erik Angner

Erik Angner is a Swedish associate professor of Philosophy, Economics, and Public Policy.

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Ernest Shonekan

Chief Ernest Adegunle Oladeinde Shonekan (born 9 May 1936 in Lagos, Colonial Nigeria) is a British-trained Nigerian lawyer, industrialist, politician and traditional chieftain.

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Esther Hicks

Esther Hicks (née Weaver, born March 5, 1948) is an American inspirational speaker and author.

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ET-lehti is a Finnish language general interest magazine targeting senior people and is published in Tampere, Finland.

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Euphoria is an affective state in which a person experiences pleasure or excitement and intense feelings of well-being and happiness.

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European Federation for Primatology

The European Federation for Primatology (EFP) was founded on December 17, 1993.

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Eustress means beneficial stress—either psychological, physical (e.g. exercise), or biochemical/radiological (hormesis).

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Euthenics is the study of the improvement of human functioning and well-being by improvement of living conditions.

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Evidence-based pharmacy in developing countries

Many developing nations have developed national drug policies, a concept that has been actively promoted by the WHO.

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Exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health and wellness.

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Experience machine

The Experience Machine or Pleasure Machine is a thought experiment put forward by philosopher Robert Nozick in his 1974 book Anarchy, State, and Utopia.

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Extraversion and introversion

The trait of extraversion–introversion is a central dimension of human personality theories.

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Facet (psychology)

In psychology, a facet is a specific and unique aspect of a broader personality trait.

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Feldenkrais Method

The Feldenkrais Method is a type of exercise therapy devised by Moshé Feldenkrais (1904–1984).

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Feminist economics

Feminist economics is the critical study of economics including its methodology, epistemology, history and empirical research, attempting to overcome alleged androcentric (male and patriarchal) biases.

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Flourishing is "a state where people experience positive emotions, positive psychological functioning and positive social functioning, most of the time," living "within an optimal range of human functioning." It is a descriptor and measure of positive mental health and overall life well-being, and includes multiple components and concepts, such as cultivating strengths, subjective well-being, "goodness, generativity, growth, and resilience." Flourishing is the opposite of both pathology and languishing, which are described as living a life that feels hollow and empty.

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Food security

Food security is a condition related to the availability of food supply, group of people such as (ethnicities, racial, cultural and religious groups) as well as individuals' access to it.

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Forest Stewardship Council

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an international non-profit, multi-stakeholder organization established in 1993 to promote responsible management of the world’s forests.

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Gaetano Filangieri

Gaetano Filangieri (22 August 1753 – 21 July 1788) was an Italian jurist and philosopher.

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Gardening Leave (charity)

Gardening Leave is a British registered horticultural therapy charity that focuses on the mental health of British Armed Forces veterans.

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Genuine progress indicator

Genuine progress indicator (GPI) is a metric that has been suggested to replace, or supplement, gross domestic product (GDP).

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German Ageing Survey

The German Ageing Survey (DEAS) is a main source of information about ageing and old age as a stage of life in Germany.

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Gerontechnology is an interdisciplinary academic and professional field combining gerontology and technology.

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Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run is a North American non-profit program that works to encourage pre-teen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games, culminating in a celebratory 5k run.

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Global justice

Global justice is an issue in political philosophy arising from the concern about unfairness.

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Globcal International

Globcal International is a membership cooperative, non-profit international nongovernmental organization, and research development commission of independently recognized goodwill ambassadors from embassies, states, cities, and international organizations.

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Glossary of environmental science

This is a glossary of environmental science.

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Glossary of philosophy

A glossary of terms used in philosophy.

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Golden Rule

The Golden Rule (which can be considered a law of reciprocity in some religions) is the principle of treating others as one would wish to be treated.

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Good and evil

In religion, ethics, philosophy, and psychology "good and evil" is a very common dichotomy.

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Green Party of England and Wales

The Green Party of England and Wales (GPEW; Plaid Werdd Cymru a Lloegr) is a green, left-wing political party in England and Wales.

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Grinberg Method

The Grinberg Method is described as "a structured way of teaching through the body".

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Groen (political party)

Groen (English: Green; Groen), founded as Agalev (see name-section below), is a green political party in Belgium.

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Guided imagery

Guided imagery (also known as Guided Affective Imagery, or KIP, Katathym-imaginative Psychotherapy) is a mind-body intervention by which a trained practitioner or teacher helps a participant or patient to evoke and generate mental images that simulate or re-create the sensory perception of sights, sounds, tastes, smells, movements, and images associated with touch, such as texture, temperature, and pressure, as well as imaginative or mental content that the participant or patient experiences as defying conventional sensory categories, and that may precipitate strong emotions or feelings in the absence of the stimuli to which correlating sensory receptors are receptive.

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Guided meditation

Guided meditation is a process by which one or more participants meditate in response to the guidance provided by a trained practitioner or teacher, either in person or via a written text, sound recording, video, or audiovisual media comprising music or verbal instruction, or a combination of both.

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In psychology, happiness is a mental or emotional state of well-being which can be defined by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy.

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Happiness economics

The economics of happiness or happiness economics is the quantitative and theoretical study of happiness, positive and negative affect, well-being, quality of life, life satisfaction and related concepts, typically combining economics with other fields such as psychology, health and sociology.

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Happy Planet Index

The Happy Planet Index (HPI) is an index of human well-being and environmental impact that was introduced by the New Economics Foundation (NEF) in July 2006.

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Harm is a moral and legal concept.

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The Hauora is a Māori philosophy of health and well-being unique to New Zealand.

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Health is the ability of a biological system to acquire, convert, allocate, distribute, and utilize energy with maximum efficiency.

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Health care

Health care or healthcare is the maintenance or improvement of health via the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings.

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Health impact assessment

Health impact assessment (HIA) is defined as "a combination of procedures, methods, and tools by which a policy, program, or project may be judged as to its potential effects on the health of a population, and the distribution of those effects within the population.".

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Health in Guatemala

Health in Guatemala is focused on many different systems of prevention and care.

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Health Survey for England

The Health Survey for England (HSE) is a statistical survey which is conducted annually in order to collect information concerning health and health-related behaviour of people living in private households in England.

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Hedonic treadmill

The hedonic treadmill, also known as hedonic adaptation, is the observed tendency of humans to quickly return to a relatively stable level of happiness despite major positive or negative events or life changes.

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History of the world

The history of the world is the history of humanity (or human history), as determined from archaeology, anthropology, genetics, linguistics, and other disciplines; and, for periods since the invention of writing, from recorded history and from secondary sources and studies.

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HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is the second-most affected region in the world in terms of HIV prevalence rates.

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Hope is an optimistic state of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes with respect to events and circumstances in one's life or the world at large.

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Human Development Index

The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic (composite index) of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development.

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Human science

Human Science studies the philosophical, biological, social, and cultural aspects of human life.

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Humanomics is a national initiative that was launched by a number of credit unions across Canada on May 1, 2014.

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Humour (British English) or humor (American English; see spelling differences) is the tendency of experiences to provoke laughter and provide amusement.

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Index of philosophy articles (R–Z)

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Indian Ethos in Management

Indian Ethos in Management refers to the values and practices that the culture of India (Bharatheeya Samskriti) can contribute to service, leadership and management.

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Individual Development Account

An Individual Development Account (IDA) is an asset building tool designed to enable low-income families to save towards a targeted amount usually used for building assets in the form of home ownership, post-secondary education and small business ownership.

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Individual mobility

Individual human mobility is the study that describes how individual humans move within a network or system.

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Individualism is the moral stance, political philosophy, ideology, or social outlook that emphasizes the moral worth of the individual.

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Industrial and organizational psychology

Industrial and organizational psychology (I/O psychology), which is also known as occupational psychology, organizational psychology, and work and organizational psychology, is an applied discipline within psychology.

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Infant mortality

Infant mortality refers to deaths of young children, typically those less than one year of age.

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Institut supérieur du commerce de Paris

The Institut Supérieur du Commerce (ISC Paris Business School), a business school located in Paris, is a French university-level institution (grande école).

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Integrated water resources management

Integrated water resources management (IWRM) has been defined by the Global Water Partnership (GWP) as "a process which promotes the coordinated development and management of water, land and related resources, in order to maximize the resultant economic and social welfare in an equitable manner without compromising the sustainability of vital ecosystems".

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Interdependence liberalism

Interdependence liberalism is a strand of liberal international relations thinking which argues that increased interdependence between countries reduces the chance of them engaging in conflict.

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Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

The Intergovernmental science-policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is an independent intergovernmental body established to strengthen the science-policy interface for biodiversity and ecosystem services for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity, long-term human well-being and sustainable development.

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International Day of Families

The International Day of Families is observed on the 15th of May every year.

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International Day of Happiness

The International Day of Happiness is celebrated worldwide every March 20, and was conceptualized and founded by philanthropist, activist, statesman, and prominent United Nations special advisor Jayme Illien to inspire, mobilize, and advance the global happiness movement.

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International Transport Forum

The International Transport Forum (ITF) is an inter-governmental organisation within the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) system.

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Jean-François Lyotard

Jean-François Lyotard (10 August 1924 – 21 April 1998) was a French philosopher, sociologist, and literary theorist.

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Job characteristic theory

Job characteristics theory is a theory of work design.

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Job security

Job security is the probability that an individual will keep their job; a job with a high level of job security is such that a person with the job would have a small chance of becoming unemployed.

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Jochen Claussen-Finks

Jochen Claussen-Finks is a German designer, photographer and filmmaker.

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John Hayward (British politician)

John Hayward is a social campaigner with a background in international development.

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Joint custody (United States)

Joint custody is a court order whereby custody of a child is awarded to both parties.

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Journal of Happiness Studies

The Journal of Happiness Studies: An Interdisciplinary Forum on Subjective Well-Being is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary scientific journal covering the study of happiness and well-being.

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K. Drorit "Dee" Gaines


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Kennon Sheldon

Kennon Sheldon is a professor of psychological sciences at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri.

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Lawley Pharmaceuticals

Lawley Pharmaceuticals is a privately owned Australian pharmaceutical company established by pharmacist Michael Buckley in 1995.

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Lee Thompson Young

Lee Thompson Young (February 1, 1984 – August 19, 2013) was an American actor.

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Legatum Prosperity Index

The Legatum Prosperity Index is an annual ranking developed by the Legatum Institute, a division of the private investment firm Legatum.

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Life Study (project)

Life Study is a cross-disciplinary research study that will look at the health and wellbeing of thousands of children across the UK.

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List of companies of South Korea

South Korea is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.

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List of countries by consultation on rule-making

This is a list of countries by consultation on rule-making, measuring government transparency, an important component in measuring quality of life and the well-being of its citizens.

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List of countries by time devoted to leisure and personal care

This is a list of countries by time devote to leisure and personal care, as published by the OECD, an important component in measuring quality of life and the well-being of its citizens.

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List of OECD countries by job security

This is a list of OECD countries by job security, an important component in measuring quality of life and the well-being of its citizens.

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Luigi Fontana (biogerontologist)

Luigi Fontana, M.D., Ph.D. (born in Trento, Italy on April 22, 1969) is an internationally known human systems biologist and one of the world’s leaders in the field of nutrition and healthy longevity in humans.

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Macromarketing is an interdisciplinary field that studies marketing and how societies make business decisions.

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Mabel "Madea" Simmons is a character created and portrayed by Tyler Perry.

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Malene Rydahl

Malene Rydahl, born in Aarhus (Denmark), is a former executive in corporate communication and currently a writer and speaker specializing in happiness and well-being.

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Maslow's hierarchy of needs

Maslow's hierarchy of needs is a theory in psychology proposed by Abraham Maslow in his 1943 paper “A Theory of Human Motivation” in Psychological Review.

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Mazziotta–Pareto index

The Mazziotta–Pareto index (MPI) is a composite index (OECD, 2008) for summarizing a set of individual indicators that are assumed to be not fully substitutable.

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3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), commonly known as ecstasy (E), is a psychoactive drug used primarily as a recreational drug.

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Meaning of life

The meaning of life, or the answer to the question "What is the meaning of life?", pertains to the significance of living or existence in general.

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Melon Bicycles

Melon Bicycles was a folding bicycle manufacturer based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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Mental health

Mental health is a level of psychological well-being or an absence of mental illness.

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Mental health in education

Mental health is often viewed as an adult issue, but in fact, almost half of adolescents are affected by mental disorders, and about 20% of these are categorized as “severe.” Mental health issues can pose a huge problem for students in terms of academic and social success in school.

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Mental illness in fly-in fly-out workers

Fly-in fly-out (FIFO) work practices in Australia occur amongst various professions primarily associated within the resources industry as well as medical and related health services.

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Michelle Segar

Michelle L. Segar is an American behavioral sustainability scientist, author, and speaker known for her research on how to create autonomous and sustained motivation for self-care behaviors (e.g., exercise, sleep, eating) at the University of Michigan.

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Microeconomics (from Greek prefix mikro- meaning "small") is a branch of economics that studies the behavior of individuals and firms in making decisions regarding the allocation of scarce resources and the interactions among these individuals and firms.

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Microsoft Research

Microsoft Research is the research subsidiary of Microsoft.

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Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (Csíkszentmihályi Mihály,; born 29 September 1934) is a Hungarian-American psychologist.

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Millennium Ecosystem Assessment

The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MEA) is a major assessment of the human impact on the environment, called for by the United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan in 2000, launched in 2001 and published in 2005 with more than $14 million of grants.

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The mind is a set of cognitive faculties including consciousness, perception, thinking, judgement, language and memory.

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Mind Body Spirit Festival

The Mind Body Spirit Festival is a festival that first took place at the Olympia Exhibition Centre in London in 1977.

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Mind–body interventions

Mind–body interventions are medical and pseudomedical interventions based on the idea of the mind influencing the physical body.

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Morale, also known as esprit de corps, is the capacity of a group's members to maintain belief in an institution or goal, particularly in the face of opposition or hardship.

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Motherhood constellation

The motherhood constellation is a concept coined by Daniel N. Stern to describe the mental organization in which the child is most prominent.

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Motu Economic and Public Policy Research

Motu Economic and Public Policy Research is an economic and public policy research institute based in Wellington, New Zealand.

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Musica Humana Research

Musica Humana Research is a collaboration between art, music and medical research The idea behind this project was the creation of a specially composed and designed music for treatment of hospitalized patients and was initiated by Professor M.D. Lars Heslet Copenhagen University Hospital and the composer and oboist Niels Eje during the nineties.

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Nan Lin

Nan Lin (born 1938 in Chongqing, China) is the Oscar L. Tang Family Professor of Sociology of the Trinity College, Duke University.

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National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius

National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius,, was a landmark United States Supreme Court decision in which the Court upheld Congress' power to enact most provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly called Obamacare, and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act (HCERA), including a requirement for most Americans to have health insurance by 2014.

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Near-death experience

A near-death experience (NDE) is a personal experience associated with death or impending death.

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Negative utilitarianism

Negative utilitarianism is a version of the ethical theory utilitarianism that gives greater priority to reducing suffering (negative utility or 'disutility') than to increasing happiness (positive utility).

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Nepal Village Foundation

NVF (Nepal Village Foundation) is a UK based registered charity.

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New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study

The New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study (NZAVS) is a longitudinal study conducted in New Zealand.

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Nick Baylis

Nick Baylis FRSA (based in Cambridge, England) loosely describes himself as a well-being explorer, teaching what he calls ‘the skills of well-being’ in educational, healthcare and business settings, the world over.

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Night of the Eagle

Night of the Eagle is a 1962 British-American horror film directed by Sidney Hayers.

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Niko Paech

Niko Paech (born December 9, 1960 in Schüttorf) is a German economist.

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OECD Better Life Index

The OECD Better Life Index, in May 2011 by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development following a decade of work on this issue, is a first attempt to bring together internationally comparable measures of well-being in line with the recommendations of the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress also known as the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi Commission.

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Office on Women's Health

The Office on Women's Health (OWH) is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and functions to improve the health and well-being of U.S. women and girls.

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Okhlos (stylized as OKHLOS) is an action roguelike video game developed by Argentina-based independent video game developer Coffee Powered Machine and published by Devolver Digital.

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Outline of self

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the self: Self – an individual person, from his or her own perspective.

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Palliative care

Palliative care is a multidisciplinary approach to specialized medical and nursing care for people with life-limiting illnesses.

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Perceived organizational support

Perceived organizational support (POS) is the degree to which employees believe that their organization values their contributions and cares about their well-being and fulfills socioemotional needs.

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Personal medicine

Personal medicine is an activity that a person does to obtain wellness, rather than something a person takes (e.g., medication) for wellness.

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Philosophy of happiness

The philosophy of happiness is the philosophical concern with the existence, nature, and attainment of happiness.

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Physical fitness

Physical fitness is a state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities.

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Pioneer Springs Community School

Pioneer Springs Community School is the only nature based, holistic, free, public charter school in the Charlotte region.

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Population health

Population health has been defined as "the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group".

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Positive psychology

Positive psychology is "the scientific study of what makes life most worth living",Christopher Peterson (2008), or "the scientific study of positive human functioning and flourishing on multiple levels that include the biological, personal, relational, institutional, cultural, and global dimensions of life".

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Post-consumerism is often suggesting that there is a growing willingness to assert that well-being, as distinct from material success, is the aim of life.

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Preventive nutrition

Preventive nutrition is a branch of nutrition science with the goal of preventing or delaying or reducing the impacts of disease and disease-related complications.

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Prioritarianism or the priority view is a view within ethics and political philosophy that holds that the goodness of an outcome is a function of overall well-being across all individuals with extra weight given to worse-off individuals.

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Profit (accounting)

Profit, in accounting, is an income distributed to the owner in a profitable market production process (business).

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Psychologies is a monthly women's magazine dedicated to personal development and well-being, published by Hachette Filipacchi Médias and owned by Largardère Active.

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Psychophysiological economics

Psychophysiological economics is a field of study focused on the assessment and evaluation of psychological and physiological events as factors shaping consumer economic behavior.

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Psychopolitical validity

Psychopolitical validity was coined by Isaac Prilleltensky in 2003 as a way to evaluate community psychology research and interventions and the extent to which they engage with power dynamics, structural level of analysis, and promotion of social justice.

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Psychotherapy is the use of psychological methods, particularly when based on regular personal interaction, to help a person change behavior and overcome problems in desired ways.

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Public interest

Public interest is "the welfare or well-being of the general public".

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Quality of life

Quality of life (QOL) is the general well-being of individuals and societies, outlining negative and positive features of life.

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Quality of well-being scale

The Quality of Well-Being Scale (QWB) is a general health quality of life questionnaire which measures overall status and well-being over the previous three days in four areas: physical activities, social activities, mobility, and symptom/problem complexes.

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Radio Cardiff

Radio Cardiff (98.7 FM) is a community radio station serving Cardiff, the capital city of Wales.

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Real income

Real income is income of individuals or nations after adjusting for inflation.

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Recreational therapy

According to the American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA), recreational therapy or therapeutic recreation (TR) is a systematic process that utilizes recreation (leisure) and other interest activities as interventions to address the assessed needs of individuals with illnesses and/or disabling conditions, as a means to psychological and physical health, recovery and well-being.

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Regenerative economic theory

Regenerative economics is an economic system that works to regenerate capital assets.

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Regulation of emotion

Regulation of emotion describes ways that people attempt to regulate their emotions, for instance by denying, intensifying, weakening, curtailing, masking, or completely hiding them.

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() is a form of alternative medicine developed in 1922 by Mikao Usui.

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Relationship-contingent self-esteem

Relationship contingent self-esteem (RCSE) is a type of self-esteem that derives from the outcomes, process, and nature of one’s romantic relationship.

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Relaxnews is a French news agency dedicated to leisure news.

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Remarriage is a marriage that takes place after a previous marital union has ended, as through divorce or widowhood.

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Rene Claudel Mugenzi

Rene Claudel Mugenzi (born 13 April 1976) is a British community and social development practitioner, human rights activist, community organiser and politician.

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Restorative leadership

Restorative leadership embraces the interconnectedness of all life and acts for the highest benefit to all.

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Richard H. Steckel

Richard Hall Steckel (born 1944) is an American heterodox economist with a focus on economic history.

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Ridgewood High School (Florida)

Ridgewood High School was a four-year public high school serving residential suburbs in New Port Richey, Florida on the Gulf of Mexico, part of the Pasco County Public School System in Pasco County, Florida.

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Robert H. Frank

Robert Harris Frank (born January 2, 1945) is the Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management and a Professor of Economics at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.

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Robert Holden (author)

Robert Holden (born 1965) is a British psychologist, author, and broadcaster, who works in the field of positive psychology and well-being, and is considered "Britain's foremost expert on happiness".

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Rosy retrospection

Rosy retrospection refers to the psychological phenomenon of people sometimes judging the past disproportionately more positively than they judge the present.

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Rural development

Rural development is the process of improving the quality of life and economic well-being of people living in rural areas, often relatively isolated and sparsely populated areas.

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Safeguarding is a term used in the United Kingdom and Ireland to denote measures to protect the health, well-being and human rights of individuals, which allow people — especially children, young people and vulnerable adults — to live free from abuse, harm and neglect.

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Santé Environnement France

Santé Environnement France (ASEF) is a non-governmental health and environmental organization founded in 2008 by two French doctors, Patrice Halimi and Pierre Souvet.

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School dropouts in Latin America

School dropouts in Latin America refer to people who leave school before graduating in this particular region.

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Second wave positive psychology

Second wave positive psychology (PP 2.0) is concerned with how to bring out the best in individuals and society in spite of and because of the dark side of human existence through the dialectical principles of yin and yang.

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Secondary education in the United States

In most jurisdictions, secondary education in the United States refers to the last four years of statutory formal education (grade nine through grade twelve) either at high school or split between a final year of 'junior high school' and three in high school.

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Self-absorption paradox

The self-absorption paradox describes the contradictory association whereby higher levels of self-awareness are simultaneously associated with higher levels of psychological distress and with psychological well-being.

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Self-disclosure is a process of communication by which one person reveals information about himself or herself to another.

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Self-transforming brain

The self-transforming brain refers to the ability of the self to consciously use mental activity to change/modify the brain’s neural network in order to experience life with more happiness and fulfillment.

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Seshat (project)

The Seshat: Global History Databank is an international scientific research project of the nonprofit Evolution Institute.

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Singapore Children's Society

Singapore Children's Society (Chinese: 新加坡儿童会) is a charitable organisation which looks after the welfare of children.

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Six-factor Model of Psychological Well-being

The Six-factor Model of Psychological Well-being is a theory developed by Carol Ryff which determines six factors which contribute to an individual's psychological well-being, contentment, and happiness.

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Sleep epidemiology

Sleep epidemiology is an emerging branch of the discipline of epidemiology.

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Social choice theory

Social choice theory or social choice is a theoretical framework for analysis of combining individual opinions, preferences, interests, or welfares to reach a collective decision or social welfare in some sense.

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Social inequality

Social inequality occurs when resources in a given society are distributed unevenly, typically through norms of allocation, that engender specific patterns along lines of socially defined categories of persons.

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Social pediatrics

Social pediatrics is a whole-family and whole-community approach to child medical problems and prevention.

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Social policy

Social policy is a term which is applied to various areas of policy, usually within a governmental or political setting (such as the welfare state and study of social services).

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Social Progress Index

The Social Progress Index (SPI) measures the extent to which countries provide for the social and environmental needs of their citizens.

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Social protection

Social protection, as defined by the United Nations Research Institute For Social Development, is concerned with preventing, managing, and overcoming situations that adversely affect people’s well being.

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Social stratification

Social stratification is a kind of social differentiation whereby a society groups people into socioeconomic strata, based upon their occupation and income, wealth and social status, or derived power (social and political).

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Spillover-crossover model

The Spillover-Crossover model is used in psychological research to examine to impact of the work domain on the home domain, and consequently the transference of work-related emotions from the employee to others at home (particularly the partner).

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St. Paul's College, Hong Kong


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Stigma management

When a person receives unfair treatment or alienation due to a social stigma, the effects can be detrimental.

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Stress management

Stress management is a wide spectrum of techniques and psychotherapies aimed at controlling a person's level of stress, especially chronic stress, usually for the purpose of improving everyday functioning.

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Subjective well-being

Subjective well-being (SWB) is a self-reported measure of well-being, typically obtained by questionnaire.

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Suboptimal health

Suboptimal health status (SHS), or subhealth or sub-health(), can be defined as a state characterized by some disturbances in psychological behaviors or physical characteristics, or in some indices of medical examination, with no typical pathologic features.

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Sustainability is the process of change, in which the exploitation of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development and institutional change are all in harmony and enhance both current and future potential to meet human needs and aspirations.

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Sustainable consumption

Sustainable consumption (SC) shares a number of common features with and is closely linked to the terms sustainable production and sustainable development.

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Sustainable Society Index

The Sustainable Society Index (SSI) shows the level of sustainability of each of 151 assessed countries.

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Syed Jalal Mehmood Shah

Syed Jalal Mehmood Shah, (سيد جلال محمود شاهه), is a politician from Pakistan.

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Taxing and Spending Clause

The Taxing and Spending Clause (which contains provisions known as the General Welfare Clause) and the Uniformity Clause, Article I, Section 8, Clause 1 of the United States Constitution, grants the federal government of the United States its power of taxation.

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The Pacific Identity and Wellbeing Scale

The Pacific Identity and Wellbeing Scale (PIWBS) is a self-report inventory with a Likert scale format, designed to assess five distinct dimensions of identity and subjective well-being among Pacific populations in New Zealand.

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The Paradox of Choice

The Paradox of Choice – Why More Is Less is a 2004 book by American psychologist Barry Schwartz.

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The President's Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society

The President's Foundation for the Wellbeing of Society (Maltese: Il-Fondazzjoni Tal-President Għall-Ġid tas-Soċjetà) is a non-governmental organisation located in Malta, focusing on social research, community consultation, and project work.

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The Well of Being

The Well of Being: a children's book for adults is artist Jean-Pierre Weill's first book and a pioneering endeavor to brings a child's perspective to serious adult literature.

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Thriving is a condition beyond mere survival, implying growth and positive development.

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Tim Kasser

Tim Kasser (August 1, 1966) is an American psychologist and book author known for his work on materialism and well-being.

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Todd Kashdan

Todd B. Kashdan, Ph.D. is a scientist, public speaker, and professor of psychology at George Mason University.

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Together: Working for Well-being

Together: Working for Wellbeing is a UK charity working in mental health.

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Tranquillity (also spelled tranquility) is the quality or state of being tranquil; that is, calm, serene, and worry-free.

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Transpersonal ecology

Transpersonal ecology is a subfield of philosophy and ecology associated with the work of Warwick Fox, although the work of some other people, such as Rupert Sheldrake and James Lovelock, has some relevance to the field.

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Tui Nayau

Tu’i Nayau is the title held by the paramount chief of the Lau Islands in Fiji and is synonymous with the title holders over lordship of these islands.

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Uncovered (magazine)

Uncovered magazine, published by Fantelli Imprint Ltd, was a UK newsstand publication dealing with mental health and wellness issues.

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United Nations' International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities (December 3) is an international observance promoted by the United Nations since 1992.

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University Alliance

University Alliance is an association of British universities which was formed in 2006 as the Alliance of Non-Aligned Universities, adopting its current name in 2007.

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Utilitarianism is an ethical theory that states that the best action is the one that maximizes utility.

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Valerie Tiberius

Valerie Tiberius is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Minnesota, an institution she has been affiliated with since 1998.

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Vered Slonim-Nevo

Vered Slonim-Nevo is a professor of social work at the Spitzer Department of Social Work in Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).

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Vicky Locklin

Victoria "Vicky" Locklin is a British presenter and voice artist.

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Victorian Health Promotion Foundation

The Victorian Health Promotion Foundation is a statutory authority in the Australian state of Victoria, originally funded by hypothecated taxation raised by the Victorian Tobacco Act 1987.

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Vision therapy

Vision therapy (also known as vision training, or VT) is used to improve vision skills such as eye movement control, eye coordination, contrast sensitivity, and perception.

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Waste Watch

Waste Watch was a non-profit, sustainability organisation based in the UK, inspiring people to live more and waste less.

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The term weal may refer to.

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WebMD is an American corporation known primarily as an online publisher of news and information pertaining to human health and well-being.

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Welfare is a government support for the citizens and residents of society.

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Welfare economics

Welfare economics is a branch of economics that uses microeconomic techniques to evaluate well-being (welfare) at the aggregate (economy-wide) level.

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Well-being contributing factors

Well-being is a much-studied topic in psychology, especially positive psychology.

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Wellness may refer to.

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William Nordhaus

William Dawbney "Bill" Nordhaus (born May 31, 1941) is an economist and Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University, best known for his work in economic modeling and climate change.

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Wolfson Research Institute

The Wolfson Research Institute is a multi-disciplinary research institute at Durham University in England.

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Women's health in India

Women's health in India can be examined in terms of multiple indicators, which vary by geography, socioeconomic standing and culture.

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Workplace aggression

Workplace aggression is a specific type of aggression which occurs in the workplace.

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Workplace health promotion

Workplace health promotion is the combined efforts of employers, employees, and society to improve the mental and physical health and well-being of people at work.

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World Happiness Report

The World Happiness Report is an annual publication of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network which contains rankings of national happiness and analysis of the data from various perspectives.

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World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is observed around the world every year on 31 May.

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World Wildlife Day

On 20 December 2013, at its 68th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) decided to proclaim 3 March, the day of the adoption of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), as World Wildlife Day, which was proposed by Thailand, to celebrate and raise awareness of the world's wild fauna and flora.

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Yann Algan

Yann Algan (born in Paris April 3, 1974) is a French economist and professor of economics at Sciences Po, where he is dean of the School of Public Affairs.

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2015–2017 youth suicides in Hong Kong

Youth Suicide trend in Hong Kong refers to the succession of suicide committed by Hong Kong primary, secondary and post-secondary students from 2015 to 2017.

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