About 3 billion of the world’s 7 billion people struggle to survive, living on less than $1 per day. When these Third World people have problems their very lives are at stake, but we in the “First World” have difficulties also. Here are some of our first world problems.
- My shower head is leaking
- My bus is late
- The Wi-Fi in this café isn’t working
- I can’t figure out how to transfer my photos from my I-Phone 4S to my I-Phone 6
- My hair stylist colored my hair too dark
- I don’t have time to schedule my manicure and pedicure appointments
- The battery on the garage door opener is dead
- My Lexus needs another oil change
- Connecting flights are a pain; I hate it when I can’t fly non-stop
- Can’t this restaurant serve a warm egg?
- It’s inhumane to raise turkeys in a building; they should be free range.
- I need more time to shop!
And perhaps the most important “First World” problem may be the following:
I’ve got all of this stuff so why am I unhappy?