The things people can buy and do — their housing, furniture, food, cars, recreation and travel — make up their standard of living.
How satisfied or dissatisfied do you feel about your standard of living at present?
To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements?
I feel under a lot of pressure to be successful and make money
I have enough trouble worrying about my own problems without worrying about other people’s problems
I wish my life was more simple
I wish I could slow down the pace of my life
I feel that I have done everything in life I am capable of
The important thing is to enjoy life today, tomorrow will take care of itself
I measure my success by the things I own
Fulfilment in life is achieving a prominent position in your career
It is more important to have a good work-life balance than to have a successful career
Customer service is getting too automated and impersonal
Now for some more statements. To what extent do you agree or disagree with these?
People across the world have more things in common than things that make them different
I would like my country to be the way it used to be
People led happier lives in the old days when they had fewer problems to cope with
The world today is changing too fast
I often feel overwhelmed by all the choices I have about how to live my life
Globalisation is good for my country
We live in an increasingly dangerous world
The pace of life nowadays allows me to achieve more
Which one of the following comes closest to your view:
I feel more/less of a connection with people in my neighbourhood than I did 10 years ago
I feel more/less of a connection with people in my country than I did 10 years ago
I feel more/less of a connection with people in other countries around the world than I did 10 years ago
Democracy is the ideal governance system
I wish my country was run by a strong leader instead of the current elected government.
Today, we need guides and mentors more than politicians.
I think we will not move forward without a revolution first
I want to live in a community among people who share the same values / views as me.
I want to achieve success personally and professionally even if I have to change totally the way I live
I want to get more autonomy in my life, and depend less and less on any external authority
I want to be physically fitter
To achieve things in life, it is necessary to take more risks than ever
Today it is vital to trust one’s own intuition/judgement when making decisions
I seek new and positive sources of inspiration from unexpected places
I am interested in having a more spiritual dimension in my daily life.