Endnotes

  1. nef (2009) ‘National Accounts of Well-being: bringing real wealth onto the balance sheet’: 13-14.
  2. Lyubomirsky S, Sheldon KM and Schkade D (2005) ‘Pursuing happiness: The architecture of sustainable change’ Review of General Psychology 9:111-131.

  3. Cantor N and Sanderson CA (1999) ‘Life task participation and well-being: The importance of taking part in daily life’ in Kahneman D, Diener E and Schwarz N (eds) Well-Being The Foundations of Hedonic Psychology (New York: Russell Sage Foundation) for further examples of research highlighting the importance of activities to well-being.

  4. Seligman MEP, Parks AC and Steen T (2005) ‘A balanced psychology and a full life’ in Huppert FA et al. (2005) op. cit. for further examples of research highlighting the importance of attitudes to well-being.

  5. Headey B (2008) ‘Life goals matter to happiness: a revision of set-point theory’. Social Indicators Research 86: 213–231 for further examples of research highlighting the importance of goals to well-being.

  6. nef (2011) ‘Measuring our progress: The power of well-being’:7-11.
  7. nef (2012) ‘Measuring Well-being: A guide for practitioners’: 6-8.