Are You Financially Stressed?

“I don’t know what to do. I’m so stressed, I’m not sleeping properly. I’m tempted to do something I know I shouldn’t. Can I run away from this? Is there any way out?” In these times, where stress is an everyday reality, we must learn to identify and understand the stress in our lives.

If we don’t deal with the stresses in our lives and the causes of them, they will start affecting our health. One of the main causes of stress in our lives today is financial stress.

A recent study revealed that Borrowing to Pay Debt was the largest cause of financial stress, followed by Lack of Money Skills and Living Beyond Ones Means. The High Costs of Living came at the bottom of the list, below having Too Many Dependents.

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Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

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