Daniel Wong is a learning and personal development expert, as well as a certified youth counselor. A speaker and coach, he is also the best-selling author of "The Happy Student: 5 Steps to Academic Fulfillment and Success". He offers programmes to help students attain exam excellence while also finding happiness and fulfillment, and to empower parents to motivate their unmotivated teenagers. He writes regularly at www.daniel-wong.com. Download his FREE e-books, "The Unhappiness Manifesto: Do You Make These 150 Mistakes In The Pursuit Of Happiness?" and "Singapore Scholarship Guide: The $500,000 Decision". The views expressed are his own.
Over the past 50 years, we’ve made tremendous economic progress. But our overall happiness levels haven’t progressed at the same rate, even though there have been recent improvements.
(Of course, we could have a long debate about how accurate these happiness studies are, given that happiness is difficult to both define and measure.)
I’ve had theRead More »from COMMENT: Are we becoming unhappy in the pursuit of happiness?