Good Health and Well-Being

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Psychogeography and Well-Being

  • Simon PooleEmail author
  • Clare Scott
  • Eva Marichalar-Freixa
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A psychogeographical understanding offers a contemporary view that can be concerned with finding personal connections with place, an expression of political dissent, an expression of spirituality, or a documentation and consideration of a journey. It could also be an amalgamation of any of these to greater or lesser degrees. This understanding considers the historical significance of the flâneur, the dérive, and psychogeography, from the urban to the rural, and how it has and will have significant impact on self-efficacy, self-esteem, community, identity, landscape, and above all sustainability today and tomorrow.

The Manifestation of Well-Being Through Psychogeography


This paper could or perhaps should be viewed as a conversation about a way of doing – promoting walking as a performative narrative and its relation to well-being. It is difficult to state categorically what well-being is. It is such a matter of perspective; it is a necessarily subjective,...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Simon Poole
    • 1
    Email author
  • Clare Scott
    • 2
  • Eva Marichalar-Freixa
    • 3
  1. 1.Storyhouse and the University of ChesterChesterUK
  2. 2.Lapidus InternationalBristolUK
  3. 3.Universitat de Vic – Universitat Central de Catalunya (UVic-UCC) and Deriva MussolVicSpain

Section editors and affiliations

  • Mohamed Walid

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