Lifestyle and well being
Lifestyle is the way people live and is reflected in the whole range of social values, attitudes and activities. It is composed of cultural and behavioral pattern and lifelong personal habit that have developed through socialization. Lifestyle are learned through social interaction with parents, peer group, friends, siblings and through school and mass media.
Recently, the world health organization proposed the concept of well being. The objective components of well being relates to standard of living whereas the subjective component is related to quality of life.
The standard of living refers to usual scale of expenditure, the goods we consume and the services we enjoy. It also includes the level of education, employment status, food, dress and other comforts of modern living. A parallel term is “Level of living”. This consists of components like health , education, food consumption, clothing, housing, social security, working condition, recreation, leisure and human rights.