Top 10 money trends in 2016: drought, disruption and the drowning dollar

2016 is shaping up as a huge year in the world of finance. It opened with markets tanking and some experts telling investors to “sell everything”.

No one knows how it will end, but we do know that the economic year will be punctuated with big events like the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and elections in both Australia and the United States.

Read at the Sydney Morning Herald.


Mind Hacking: How To Change Your Mind For Good In 21 Days

Are you prone to catastrophizing? The best way to achieve inner peace is to treat your brain as a computer, according to entrepreneurial coder Sir John Hargrave. Hargrave’s book, Mind Hacking: How To Change Your Mind For Good In 21 Days, is an insightful guide showing you how to reprogram it, hacker-style—debug each negative thought loop with exponentially positive results, it seems.

Read at Rewire me.


Melbourne psychologist Nicole Lee wants public policy to reflect best practice

During her Sydney upbringing, future psychologist Nicole Lee was sorely conflicted about which path to pursue: first she wanted to be a ballerina – she still does ballet. But, as she matured, she had a brief flirtation with computer science at the University of New South Wales then took stock.

Read at the Sydney Morning Herald.


Organize Tomorrow Today

Forget dwelling on problems—that habit will cause paralysis. Instead of brooding, be a doer: relentlessly apply your concentration to finding answers, advises sports coach Dr Jason Selk and business coach Tom Bartow in their new book, Organize Tomorrow Today: 8 Ways to Retrain Your Mind to Optimize Performance at Work and in Life. Read at Rewireme.


Is your business Asia-ready? How to ace the Asian Century

Australian businesses with an adaptable attitude can maximise the opportunity the Asian century presents. Read at Telstra IN:SIGHT.


Brain Fog Fix: reclaim your focus in 3 weeks flat

If you thought brain fog is an inevitable aspect of ageing, think again. In his mental rejuvenation guide, The Brain Fog Fix: Reclaim Your Focus, Memory, and Joy In Just 3 Weeks, Los Angeles psychotherapist Dr Mike Dow explains how to shape up – reclaim your powers of concentration, click into your circadian rhythm with the aid of some simple behavioral strategies, spices and foods that fight inflammation.

Read at Rewireme.


Animal rights campaigner Thomas King determined to achieve lofty goals

Believing in yourself and having good communication skills are crucial, Victorian Young Australian of the Year says. Read at the Sydney Morning Herald.


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