Hey listen, think about 9 year old Julissa, who can so clearly articulate what the good life is, maybe we should all try this activity and gain some clarity?
We’ve just run across this tweet by the brilliant 826 Valencia, a San Francisco-based organisation that promotes writing skills for young people. It was created by 9 year old Julissa and shows her take on “the good life”:
We love this because (aside from being pretty darn adorable) Julissa has managed to create in what we’re guessing was a few minutes what it’s taken our researchers years to refine: a framework of the capabilities people need to create a good life. They might differ a little bit, but all the important pieces are there:
|Our capabilities||Julissa’s good life|
|Relationships: capability to build and sustain relationships||Helping family; helping friends (We hope they help you too, Julissa)|
|Work & learning: capability to participate in structured learning and working activities||Have a job; good school (no skipping class, no hitting)|
|Community & environment: capability…|
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