In Portugal, until the tax return is filed, taxpayers can donate 0.5% of the tax owed to the State to an institution of their choice, the so-called personal income tax (IRS) consignment. How is the IRS consignment carried out in 2023 and why is it so important? We explain everything in this article.
According to the II Report "Cost of Stress and Psychological Health Problems at Work" (2023), by the Portuguese Psychologists' Order (OPP), stress and mental health cost €5.3 billion to national companies, having significant repercussions on productivity, absenteeism and turnover. OPP estimates that in Portugal1 employees miss eight days of work a year due to stress or psychological health problems.
With the current pandemic context, the world of work has been undergoing major structural changes that require greater self-care. With this, the practice of mindfulness has gained importance by providing moments of pause that allow us to turn off the autopilot and slow down the acceleration caused by the frenzy of daily life.
It is a somewhat conflicting concept. If, on the one hand, there are those who see multitasking as an advantage in the world of work, on the other hand, there are more and more specialists who consider the relationship between multitasking and an increase in productivity to be a real myth: "We start to lose focus, we make mistakes and there are more and more lapses", says psychologist Teresa Rebelo Pinto.
The lack of control and financial disorganisation stayed in 2022. In this article, I will share with you my thoughts on how to organise your personal finances step by step. This is something that depends on you and that will allow you more peace of mind and safety, and help you to start, once and for all, saving money to achieve your dreams.
A starting point. An objective. And finally, the end goal. In between, there are points, medals, various obstacles to overcome and almost always a hint of competitiveness in the mix. The premise works for almost any game. But not just that.