Sociology Quantitative Research and Writing

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How would you define well being? What are the dimensions of this concept? What are at least 3 measurement items that would be included for each of the dimensions? At least 500 words.

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Running Head: WELL-BEING


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Well-being covers how individuals feel about themselves, both internally and externally,
concerning their thoughts, relationships, and goals. The concept involves a state in which a
person understands their potential, can adapt to the typical worries that life offers, can work
fruitfully and productively, and can make a contribution to her or his community. Plainly stated,
well-being is about individuals and creating conditions for individuals to flourish (Michalos,
2017). The idea unites personal, democratic, environmental, social, and economic outcomes and
abstains from concentrating on particular areas at the expense of others. The concept can
likewise be described as the point of balance between a person's resources and the difficulties
that the individual faces.


There are seven dimensions of well-being. Successfully balancing these dimensions leads
to a more satisfying and fuller life and enables a person to adapt to circumstances in life and to
accomplish an ideal state of being. These seven dimensions include spiritual, emotional, social,
vocational (and financial), environmental, intellectual, and physical well-being (Stoewen, 2017).
Social well-being is tied in with building and keeping up relationships that are positive and add
value to the lives around us. Vocational well-being refers to our capacity to feel satisfied with
our occupations and the career paths we choose, without relinquishing the balance between life
and work. Emotional well-being includes our ability to accept and understand ourselves and
effectively deal and cope with the obstacles and difficulties work and experience bring (Andrews
& Withey, 2012).



Spiritual well-being is our capacity to establish harmony and peace in our lives and to be
satisfied with what we do by adjusting our values to our ...

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