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Definitions of Well-being, Quality of life and Wellness

Definition  - well-be·ing   /ˈwɛlˈbiɪŋ/ Show Spelled[wel-bee-ing]


A good or satisfactory condition of existence; a state characterized by health, happiness, and prosperity; welfare: to influence the well-being of the nation and its people.

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 ArchiveWorkshopsRSS FeedDefinitions of Wellbeing, Quality of life and Wellness.Posted by Faisal Barwais on Monday, February 28th 2011 Some definitions of well-being

Broadly, well-being has been defined from two perspectives. The clinical perspective defines well-being as the absence of negative conditions and the psychological perspective defines well-being as the prevalence of positive attributes. Positive psychological definitions of well-being generally include some of six general characteristics. The six characteristics of well-being most prevalent in definitions of well-being are:

■ the active pursuit of well-being;

■ a balance of attrib…