What Really Determines Quality of Life?

BY Anna Oleshkevych

Common conceptions of what defines “quality of life” such as environment, standard of living, health, social position, education etc may not be adequate measures.


In theory people today have a higher stand of living, better social positions, good health, access to education, etc and thus a better quality of life. But these external factors alone are not accurate determinants of quality life. Internal factors such as freedom, creativity, learning and harmony may actually have a stronger influence on people’s “quality of life.... View Full Summary