We often put too much stress on ourselves trying to over-achieve at work, trying to reach a faraway goal like trudging in mud, trying to FIRE and worrying whether we will ever get that cushy, retirement life or dream home that we have wished for. In my search on how to age gracefully (I am going to be one year older soon), here are some sharing on how to get a breather and be more positive. Money ain’t gonna make you stress less, trust me. But these would! 1) Practise MINDFULNESS Mindfulness teaches us how to notice our natural emotions and responses, then in turn accept them and respond to them such that it enhances our well-being. Meditation is often used to bring about that mindfulness and, at higher level, the calmness of mind. (Calm being the opposite of stress.) This being that stress often makes us develop negative
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I began exploring the financial world in year 2010, hoping to get out of the rat race and be financially independent. 2010 was the aftermath period of the Lehman crisis when a pretty shaken up market was struggling to recover. On hindsight, that was the perfect time to catch multi-bagger stocks should I be a veteran or at least had some basic knowledge of picking up 'gems'. My learning curve was steep then, as I have absolutely no friends or relative who could shed some light on what's investing about.
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