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Martin's latest article: Think yourself young

Stuff - September 10 2017

Recently I read of two Christchurch friends both aged 97 who are still working. One of them, Russell Toon, was quoted as saying "if you exercise your mind and your body all your life, you'll live a full life and won't go seedy".

That sounds right: my basic inclination is to agree with Mr Toon. As evidence, I think of all sorts of people I know who have continued working and stayed active far beyond the norm.

My unscientific observation is that those who enjoy long and active lives think of themselves as young and, in doing so, are young. Napolean Hill wrote a book called "Think Your Way to Wealth". It seems that a positive attitude and a commitment to keep on keeping on might mean that you think your way to a long and fruitful life.

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Previous articles 

Martin Hawes: Fighting the fear of missing out - Stuff - September 3 2017

Martin Hawes: New bill spells out trust demands - Stuff, August 27 2017

Martin Hawes: Loving your future self, Stuff - August 20 2017

Martin Hawes: KiwiSaver strengthens the sharemarket, Stuff - August 13 2017

Martin Hawes: Trusting your assets is harder, Stuff - August 6 2017

Martin Hawes: A fair fee for a job well done, Stuff - July 30 2017

Martin Hawes: Investing amid the changing nature of retail, Stuff - July 23 2017

Martin Hawes: Every little helps you along to a comfy retirement, Stuff - July 16 2017

Martin Hawes: Happy anniversary KiwiSaver, Stuff - July 2 2017

Martin Hawes: Playing it safe when investing in tech, Stuff - June 25 2017

Martin Hawes: Kiss goodbye to Casanova tactics, Stuff - June 18 2017

Martin Hawes: Bitcoin may be a sensible currency bet, Stuff - June 11 2017

Martin Hawes: Save hard, but risk a little for investment learning, Stuff - June 4, 2017

 

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