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Well-being can comprise a mental, physical, economic and social state. It can be defined as a state when various human needs are fulfilled capturing both material and non-material ones. This can include basic materials for a good life, freedom and choice, health and physical well-being, ability to pursue one’s goals and feel satisfied with one’s life, good social relations, security, peace of mind and spiritual experience.

Definition developed by Marina Knickel of KLI, based on established definitions of IPBES and IPCC.