Physical Well-Being and Relationships

Updated: Feb 15

We’re into a thing called “well-being” here at the Hopeful Neighborhood Project. Well-being is simply a positive state of being in which individuals and groups thrive and flourish.

But, in a sense, the well-being of a neighborhood is complex. We identify twelve distinct neighborhood health indicators that affect neighborhood well-being: the physical, emotional, and intellectual health of people; the social, cultural, and vocational health of relationships; the natural, infrastructural, and residential health of the environment; and the political, economic, and associational health of our systems. The well-being of a neighborhood is actually fairly complex. But as people who are committed to promoting well-being, we are amazed