Tell me whether you agree with this: Singaporeans are unhappy.

I was talking with a friend about the rather unusual path he has taken. He’s a planner focusing on helping people achieving financial freedom. He’s a guy that has to meets with people from different income levels every day, even high net worth individuals. And he pointed out something interesting to me about my fellow Singaporeans, many of them, even those that have made it, are apparently unhappy.

He’s right though most of us are deeply unhappy. Deeply, deeply unhappy. We have a really high employment rate, pretty good benefits and earn passable money at our jobs. Yet, we don’t like what we’re doing, we have the lowest job happiness index in South-east Asia, we apparently hate we are doing.

How my friend turned his life around

My friend was in the same boat. He had no problems …