There is a certain sadness residing in all of us that never disappears; the sorrow of unfulfillment. Our hearts constantly remind us of the dreams we stopped chasing – the hopes we once had – yet we do not pursue them because we know suffering and difficulty awaits. But why are most of us content with mediocrity? We live in a society of excessive comfort where very few have the drive to deliver real changes. Through many agonising ventures, I have spent the last year exploring common problems in New Zealand and other First World Countries and will share some of my thoughts.