Monthly Archives: November 2006

Out of action for 3 weeks

Will be away from 25 Nov to 18 Dec. Live well and with peace.

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Dealing with Guilt, Self-Pity and Mild Depression

Once in a while we have this range of emotions covering guilt, self-pity and mild depression. It centred on the “I”. “I” am feeling guilt, self-pity and “I” am depressed. It frequently involves self-hatred or self-criticism. All these feelings are … Continue reading

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Managing anger starts with you

Anger arises quite often throughout our life. We can be angry over minor or major matters, angry with people, and angry with ourselves. Anger is the very opposite of patience and love, and it is destructive. We tend to have … Continue reading

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Buy Medical Insurance for Hospitalisation

It is wise that one buys medical insurance for hospitalisation and critical illnesses for a peace of mind. Hospital bill can set a person back a fair bit if the person is not covered by insurance. The insurance premium per … Continue reading

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Diversify your investment to manage risk

If your investments are narrowly focused, i.e. putting all money in one particular asset class (e.g. shares), or focusing on one sector of the economy (e.g. retail), or focusing on a single country, you are not adequately diversified. The risk … Continue reading

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Have many close friends as we get older

One cannot deny the fact that as we get older our children will grow up and leave us to set up their own families. We then have our spouse as our constant companion. Constant togetherness and shutting out other people … Continue reading

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Invest in shares with sufficient research

You must have an objective in investing in shares or stocks. Are you hoping for capital appreciation over a longer period, or good dividend payout yearly, or speculative play – moving in and out of shares for quick gains?   … Continue reading

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See beyond the faults of another person

In our daily encounter with people, be it work or otherwise, we sometimes get flustered with behaviour of some. We feel that some are inconsiderate and only care for themselves. We felt that some people have flaws and cannot be … Continue reading

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Invest in shares with a level head

Investing in shares of listed companies can be both rewarding and depressing. If you trace the history of share investment over a long period, the average returns from share investment always outperformed the less risky investments such as bonds for … Continue reading

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Retirement is scary if you have not planned for it

We work more than 40 hours a week for nearly 35 – 40 years before we retire. We are identified by our job titles and hierarchical positions in the companies or organisations we worked for. We are so used to … Continue reading

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