Looking back at 2015, many of us will remember the stories and headlines that caught the world’s attention: terrorist atrocities in Paris, European refugee crisis, the price of oil plunging to around USD $33 per gallon, the weakening of our dollar compared with the USA, and China’s stock market correction in July, to name a few.
Archive for March, 2016
Original article by Pat Wig, Family Health Nurse at Copeman Health Clinic
After taking many years off to raise three children, my attention now turns back to my career and to supporting my 86 year old mother with advanced dementia and my 83 year old mother-in-law who is gradually losing her independence.
By Jim Parker, Vice President, DFA Australia Limited.
Global markets are providing investors a rough ride at the moment, as the focus turns to China’s economic outlook. But while falling markets can be worrisome, maintaining a longer‑term perspective makes the volatility easier to handle.
If you’ve never heard of Hans Rosling, a Swedish medical doctor, academic, statistician, and public speaker, that’s ok. Because once you watch one of his videos, you’ll notice why his lectures have had millions and millions of views.
This great article from the www.mindful.org website puts idle time into perspective. So much of our time is spent doing something that whenever we have a free moment, we like to fill it up with more stuff to do even if it’s just mindless scrolling on our phones or thinking about the million and one things on our to-do list.