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How to see more …

“We literally see more of what’s around us when we’re feeling happy- positive emotions actually expand our peripheral line of vision.” Shawn Achor: Positive Psychology expert.

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Beat the gloom & stress (4)

“Smiling can help reduce the level of stress-enhancing hormones like Cortisol, Adrenaline and Dopamine, increase the level of mood- enhancing hormones like Endorphins and reduce overall blood pressure.” Ron Gutman: speaker and founder of Healthtap

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Try this (3)

“Write down a few things you feel grateful for every day. Keep it simple and short. See how your attitude changes after a few weeks. Go on-give it a go.” Stephany Tlalka: Associate editor at Mindful

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Try this to beat the gloom (1)

“Fun is one of the most important-and underrated-ingredients in any successful venture.” Richard Branson. And right now, with almost everyone "trying out retirement" by leaving work, staying home and trying to keep themselves from being bored ... fun is necessary and...

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In the news – about reinventing yourself

In the news – about reinventing yourself

Our advice is in the news ! Ted Keenan writes in the Daily Dispatch newspaper about the SAIFAA program that he attended.  “Scaling down, continuing to earn and keeping active is needed”, is Ted’s first quote. He continues in his article …. “Only 4% of people in SA...

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Martin Hesse writes ….

Martin Hesse (Content Editor, Personal Finance) wrote an excellent article that was published last weekend.  He puts some issues of retirement into helpful context.  He also synthesizes some of the talks given recently, and some information we shared about Blue Zones...

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