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As we all know, where you live affects many aspects of your life: health, community, opportunities, and more. It turns out, Sanibel is a pretty good place to live, according to its residents.
The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index for the years 2014 and 2015 ranks Lee County #19 out of 190 communities in the country for well-being. The total report included over 2.7 million interviews in over 140 countries.
The study assess five elements of well-being.
- PURPOSE: Liking what you do each day and being motivated to achieve your goals
- SOCIAL: Having supportive relationships and love in your life
- FINANCIAL: Managing your economic life to reduce stress and increase security
- COMMUNITY: Liking where you live, feeling safe, and having pride in your community
- PHYSICAL: Having good health and enough energy to get things done daily
Writer at newspress.com notes, “A healthy community means more than keeping people from illness and injury; it engages individuals with their environment in support of a healthy lifestyle that promotes physical and mental well-being.”
As it stands, the culture, economy, and sunshine do Sanibel residents some good. Just one more reason to love Sanibel.
If you’re interested in Sanibel real estate–whether you’re buying, selling, or just looking–contact one of our knowledgable Sanibel realtors, search our MLS for available properties, or get in touch with our office at 239-272-2411 for general inquiries. We’re also more than happy to help you find the Sanibel realtor that’s the right fit for you.
This article is provided by John R Wood Properties, a full service Sanibel Island real estate agency made of people who love where they live as much as what they do. With local knowledge and decades of combined experience, our Sanibel and Captiva Island realtors are passionate and dedicated to exceeding your real estate needs.
About the author: Nina Rogers is a writer, designer, and illustrator who grew up on Sanibel Island. As a Communications Content Manager for John R Wood Properties, Nina enjoys keeping people updated with the latest in local news and Sanibel real estate.