Make students more aware of the tension between the universally present tendency to want to constantly increase our consumption level versus personal well-being. Students explore alternative ways to measure our well-being, such as the Happy Planet Index and Gross National Happiness and more. They then explore and try out alternative lifestyles such as the 4-day work week and zero-waste, off-grid and slow motion living.
Livelihoods & consumption habits do not consider ethics and wellbeing
Contemplate on consumption & what makes us happy
Review GNH & other alternative welfare measures
SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth; SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production