There are Singaporeans who are happy but there are a multitude that are not. According to DollarsAndSense.sg, a local website here in Singapore that offers financial information for all, there are ways that people here can be happier.
The first part pointed out the country’s challenge – ageing population. The country can deal with the shrinking population by inviting immigrants. Of course, not all people are happy about this. The second part is about how the citizens can live happier.
Here are some ways for citizens to live happier:
- Utilize passport: Not all people realize the power of their passport. If you are unhappy about the current employment opportunities here, it is time that you consider leaving. You have to know that your passport can make wonders. You can enter or travel to 170 countries without applying for a Visa.
- Exploit language: The country takes pride in its multi-cultural societies. If you speak Chinese well, you can go to China and see what it has to offer. This also goes with Malay and Tamil. Malaysia and India are good places to start. If you are good in English, more opportunities will come.
- Keeping yourself healthy: Unfortunately not all people see the importance of health. Health is crucial in the happiness of everyone. It can facilitate you to do the things that you like most in this world. Do not ignore your health in the pursuit of other worldly things.
- Plan your retirement: You are never young to plan for your retirement. In fact, it is best if you plan your retirement early so you have time to do the things that you like most. Start planning or joining health savings, portfolio investments, CPF life and many more.