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hedonic treadmill

Time to get off the Hedonic Treadmill?

The hedonic treadmill is the tendency for humans to quickly return to a relatively stable level of happiness, despite major positive or negative events in life. As a person makes more money, expectations and desires rise, so there is no permanent gain in happiness.

Protect Your Family

5 Ways to Protect Your Family

To protect your family is to prepare for the unexpected. It’s the bedrock of a good financial plan and a big step on the journey to financial wellbeing.

Financial wellbeing image with stethoscope

How financial wellbeing can improve your overall happiness

Money can’t buy happiness, as the saying goes. It’s true that you can’t just walk into the local “wellbeing” shop and purchase your desired level of happiness. But surely there must be a link between money and how we feel? Financial wellbeing is about the study and application of how money can make us happier,Continue reading “How financial wellbeing can improve your overall happiness”

Inflation needs to be just right for the paddle board

Like your finances, my paddle board needs the right amount of inflation

Whilst on holiday, touring the Highlands of Scotland, I’ve been making good use of my inflatable paddle board. It’s not always easy to get balance right and I’ve found myself in cold water a few times. Unfortunately, I have a small leak, which means having to boost the paddle board with some additional inflation everyContinue reading “Like your finances, my paddle board needs the right amount of inflation”


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