Five ways to well-being

In 2008, nef was commissioned by the UK Government’s Foresight Project on Mental Capital and Well-being to review the inter-disciplinary work of over 400 scientists from across the world. The aim was to identify a set of evidence-based actions to improve well-being, which individuals would be encouraged to build into their daily lives.

As an illustration of how government action can be explicitly directed towards improving well-being, the following pages briefly set out the five evidence-based ways to well-being and the sorts of policy interventions which could help to enable them.

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