INSIGHTS FROM THE SERENITY PRAYER

When life seems to be getting too much and I am not sure which way to turn, I have come to find peace in saying the serenity prayer.  Many people, whether religious or not, use it. My father used it extensively when he started the 12-step recovery programme at Alcoholics Anonymous and it helped him…

TIME – YOUR MOST PRECIOUS CURRENCY

There are times of the year when our pockets are strained more than other times: when we are booking holidays, covering medical expenses, buying gifts or booking holiday accommodation. Seeing spending differently When it came to buying Christmas family gifts one year, I reminded myself of a different perspective on spending. This is partly owing…

Do you realise what you have?

Do an inventory of what you can be grateful for Life presents us with many gifts along the way but, like a child who receives numerous birthday presents does not necessarily appreciate the meaning of each gift, we sometimes fail to see the value of the gifts life gives us until it’s too late. Over the…

Oxford Professor on trends in ageing

Living longer, but not necessarily better I passionately believe that financial planners have an essential role to play in advising clients on their general well-being, rather than just their financial stability. I was delighted to find my approach affirmed by the research findings of renowned Oxford professor, Sarah Harper, when I recently attend her seminar.…