LIFE

Being responsible means so much more

Festive celebrations will look a little different this year (and possibly every year going forward!). No matter where you find yourself this December, everyone has had a year of heightened awareness around health and personal space. It has not [...]

Being responsible means so much more 2020-12-11T08:00:55+00:00

Gifts for the cost-conscious

As our finances ebb and flow, we will sometimes face a festive season where we have to think out of the box for holiday gifts. Gifts are a wonderful way to let our loved ones know how much we [...]

Gifts for the cost-conscious 2020-12-09T08:00:56+00:00

Savvy celebration tips when times are tight

Tough years lead to leaner budgets and lighter wallets. But it’s important to celebrate and the festive season is traditionally a time to enjoy and celebrate friends and family. Families and businesses host and cater for large groups of [...]

Savvy celebration tips when times are tight 2020-12-07T08:00:56+00:00

Planning reduces anxiety

We don't plan because we fear the future. We plan because we realize we can enjoy today more by reducing the anxiety of tomorrow.  Most people accept that planning offers us a detailed proposal for doing or achieving something. [...]

Planning reduces anxiety 2020-11-16T08:30:05+00:00

One of the worst things to plan for…

In Western culture we have become very detached from the cycle of life and death. Only those who work in specific industries will be accustomed to the fragility of life, but for most of us it’s something that will [...]

One of the worst things to plan for… 2020-11-09T08:30:33+00:00

Anxiety and our money

Most of us would gladly jump at the opportunity to have more money. Very few people are likely to say that they would prefer to have less money… One reason for this is that we can see how our [...]

Anxiety and our money 2020-11-02T09:30:35+00:00

Let food be thy medicine

...and medicine be thy food. Hippocrates adopted this philosophy around 2400 years ago! Before fad diets and modern medicine, he recognised that food has the ability to keep us strong and healthy - both physically and mentally. A nutritious [...]

Let food be thy medicine 2020-10-26T08:30:23+00:00

Why Mental Health needs our attention

The journey of developing your life can be challenging on your mind and overall well-being. Prioritizing mental health can help us build the resilience we need to find fulfillment at work and in our personal relationships.  Often we focus [...]

Why Mental Health needs our attention 2020-10-12T08:00:00+00:00

The difference between Medical Aid, Medical Insurance and GAP Cover

It is easy to think that the terms Medical Aid, Medical Insurance and GAP Cover refer to the same thing. Although they all serve to help you afford medical care, there are some subtle differences.  Getting a clear understanding [...]

The difference between Medical Aid, Medical Insurance and GAP Cover 2020-10-05T13:30:34+00:00

Why we need losers in our portfolio

There is a strange behavioural effect where investors tend to sell winners early and hold onto losers for longer. You would think that investors would offload their losers as soon as possible and hold onto their winners so that [...]

Why we need losers in our portfolio 2020-09-28T08:00:17+00:00
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