Are you rich and happy? Test yourself.

These are my definitions of being happy and rich. Test yourself.

You are happy if these three conditions are true:

1. You like going to work/school in the mornings

2. You like going home in the evenings

3. You are looking forward toward the weekends

You are rich if you do not have to go to work.

The absolute amount in your bank account does not matter ndash; a homeless can be rich too. Some people argued that it “s rather a definition of being free hellip;

If you are not rich, you can make some moves to become one, but if you are not happy, tough luck.

Are you happy? Are you rich? Are you rich and happy?

Update. After writing this blog, I ‘ve heard an interesting formula on the radio:

happiness=reality/expectations

For example, if you rent an apartment in a bad neighborhood but dream of living in a penthouse on the 5th Ave, your happiness index is about 1/100. But if you rent an apartment in a bad neighborhood and are OK with it, your are happy: 1/1.

I like this formula, but what if you live in a penthouse but dream of living in a rented apartment in a bad area (is it really bad)? The formula 100/1 generates a “more than happy ” result. But is it so?

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