Concepts that determine the importance of emotion, orient choice or propel action. They are principles, beliefs or criteria for selecting what is good (or better or best), meaningful or right among objects, actions, ways of life, and social and political institutions and structures. Values operate at the level of individuals, of institutions and of entire societies.


Well-being may be defined as the experience of health, happiness and life satisfaction. It will appear differently from one individual to another, with each having their own definition of what well-being means to them. Well-being can encompass a range of indicators, including physical, emotional and mental health, meaning and purpose in life, connections with others, and the ability to manage stress.