New Aspects of Well-being in the Crisis Era: Emotions, Generations, Anxieties, and Work


  • Matteo Pietropaoli Link Campus University di Roma



Wellbeing, Crisis era, Ill-being, Generations, Anxieties;, Work


This paper is aimed to offer an interpretation of well-being, both at an individual and social level, highlighting the innovative conceptions that have emerged in the last three decades. This period has witnessed significant changes in various areas of life and has been characterized as an "era of crisis," postmodernity, or hypermodernity. This reading aims to explore how these changes have impacted emotional, generational, psychological, and work dynamics concerning the theme of "well-being" in the absence of certain social certainties and values proper of modernity. The primary focus is to identify the changing relationship between life and work, both in terms of social organization (including the relationship with global opportunities and threats) and at an individual level (including the relationship with personal possibilities and fears).


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Pietropaoli, M. (2024). New Aspects of Well-being in the Crisis Era: Emotions, Generations, Anxieties, and Work. PuntOorg International Journal, 1(1).