HOW YOU FEEL ABOUT YOUR LIFE, and your individual experience of your community influences your outlook on the world around you.

Personal Behaviors

Personal Behaviors

Individuals can have a direct impact on their wellbeing by making small changes to their daily activities and habits.

Source: Santa Monica Wellbeing Survey, 2014

Life Satisfaction

Life Satisfaction

Measuring life satisfaction is useful because Santa Monica residents have the chance to sum up all the different aspects of life – their job, their house, their relationships, their health – and put it all together.

Source: European Social Survey, 2012
Source: Santa Monica Wellbeing Survey, 2014

Day to day emotions are good indicators of overall wellbeing, as they are a reflection of the cumulative impact of an individual's experience of life.

Day to Day Emotions

Outlook is about personal wellbeing. It is about how people feel about their lives and their experience of life.

Source: Santa Monica Wellbeing Survey, 2014

STRESS LEVELS AND
TIME FOR ENJOYMENT

Stress levels and time for enjoyment

Outlook is about personal wellbeing. It is about how people feel about their lives and their experience of life.

Source: Santa Monica Wellbeing Survey, 2014

Flourishing

Flourishing

When people are flourishing, they are optimistic, feel what they’re doing in life is worthwhile, and have a sense of accomplishment.

Source: Santa Monica Wellbeing Survey, 2014

Personal Wellbeing By Age

Personal Wellbeing By Age

Outlook assesses personal wellbeing—how residents feel about their lives, their levels of life satisfaction, and their day-to-day emotions.