Humans are social beings, with our research showing us that wellbeing thrives when our social connections are positive and rich.
Old age can get a bad rap. But, as research shows, our later years could also be our happiest.
For city slickers and rural folk alike, where you live has an impact on your wellbeing.
Wellbeing is personal, but it’s more than just “me”. It’s also about how we feel as part our community.
While old age is often characterised as a form of terminal decline, our research shows that our satisfaction with life actually increases as we get older.
Whether you love the country life or revel in the hustle and bustle of the city, where you live has an impact your wellbeing.
Australians are a parochial bunch, but research shows the state you live in has little impact on your wellbeing—but your electorate could make all the difference.
We talk to the experts to discover the science of wellbeing and what it means for our daily lives.