Well-being

Well-being

The Five Essential Elements

Book - 2010
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When striving to improve our lives, we're quick to buy into programs that promise to help us make money, lose weight, or strengthen our relationships. This book provides you with a holistic view of what contributes to your wellbeing over a lifetime.
Published: New York : Gallup Press, c2010.
ISBN: 9781595620408
1595620400
Branch Call Number: 158.1 RAT
Characteristics: 229 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Harter, James K.

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elwright
Jul 02, 2015

This book could be 50% shorter without losing any of the message. I expected more content given the author's connection with the Buckingham organization.

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glang
Jan 09, 2012

Summary of recommendations from the book... Beyond this there isn't much there
Below are recommendations from the book: A -Career: 1.Every day, use your strengths. 2.Identify someone with a shared mission who encourages your growth. Spend more time with this person. 3.Opt into more social time with the people you enjoy being around at work. B- Financial 1.Buy experiences — such as vacations and outings with friends or loved ones. 2.Spend on others instead of solely on material possessions. 3.Establish default systems (automated payments and savings) that lessen daily worry about money. C- Social 1.Spend six hours a day socializing with friends, family, and colleagues (this time includes work, home, phone, e-mail, and other communication). 2.Strengthen the mutual connections in your network. 3.Mix social time with physical activity. For example, take a long walk with a friend so that you can motivate each other to be healthy. D- Physical 1.Get at least 20 minutes of physical activity each day — ideally in the morning to improve your mood throughout the day. 2.Sleep enough to feel well-rested (generally seven to eight hours) but not too long (more than nine hours). 3.Set positive defaults when you shop for groceries. Load up on natural foods that are red, green, and blue. E- Community 1. Identify how you can contribute to your community based on your personal mission. 2.Tell people about your passions and interests so they can connect you with relevant groups and interests to connect with the right groups and causes. 3.Opt in to a community group or event. Even if you start small, start now.
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addhawk
Jul 20, 2010

Skimpy. 85 or so pages of generic statistics and common sense advice.

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glang
Jan 09, 2012

Below are recommendations from the book:
A -Career:
1.Every day, use your strengths.
2.Identify someone with a shared mission who encourages your growth. Spend more time with this person.
3.Opt into more social time with the people you enjoy being around at work.
B- Financial
1.Buy experiences — such as vacations and
outings with friends or loved ones.
2.Spend on others instead of solely on material possessions.
3.Establish default systems (automated payments and savings) that lessen daily worry about money.
C- Social
1.Spend six hours a day socializing with friends, family, and colleagues (this time includes work, home, phone, e-mail, and other communication).
2.Strengthen the mutual connections in your network.
3.Mix social time with physical activity. For example, take a long walk with a friend so that you can motivate each other to be healthy.
D- Physical
1.Get at least 20 minutes of physical activity each day — ideally in the morning to improve your mood throughout the day.
2.Sleep enough to feel well-rested (generally seven to eight hours) but not too long (more than nine hours).
3.Set positive defaults when you shop for groceries. Load up on natural foods that are red, green, and blue.
E- Community
1.
Identify how you can contribute to your community based on your personal mission.
2.Tell people about your passions and interests so they can connect you with relevant groups and interests to connect with the right groups and causes. 3.Opt in to a community group or event. Even if you start small, start now.

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