Can Money Buy Happiness? The Research Says It Can

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Can money buy happiness? The research says it can, but only if you use it the right way. The Research A study recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that people who spend money on time saving services, such as lawn mowing, house cleaning, or grocery delivery, have a boost in happiness. Those who spent money on material possessions, such as new clothes or furniture, did not see such a boost in their happiness. Surprisingly, […]

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Easy Fall Decor on a Budget

October is arguably the best month of the year. The weather is cooling down, the holiday season is beginning, the leaves are changing, and Hocus Pocus is on repeat (and isn’t it funny how that movie never gets old?). There’s a warmth and coziness in the air that summer doesn’t have. Whenever October comes around, I like to do a few fun decor switches around my apartment. I change out my light and bright summer bedding for a deep velvet […]

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The Best Morning Routine to Make You Feel Awake

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Fall is here! It’s officially October and I’m scratching my head wondering where time has gone. I started a new job in the beginning of September and the past four weeks have flown by. My new position is awesome, but this past month has been exhausting! Information overload, adjusting to a new schedule, and handling a busier workload have all contributed to my tiredness. Even worse, with fall here, the days are getting shorter and waking up in the morning […]

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Fall Color Inspiration

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Cool nights and crisp mornings. Changing leaves. Warm cinnamon scents wafting from the oven. Pumpkin patches, hay bales, and scarecrow decorations. Fall is here. Fall is one of my favorite seasons because all of the above and then more. It’s family time, wrapping up in a cozy blanket, flannel everything, the best desserts and breads, sweaters, and rich colors. The colors are something to write home about. As the leaves of the trees transition from green to vibrant gold, red, […]

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The Psychology of Getting Dressed

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September always reminds me of going back to school, and of course, going back to school shopping. My summer clothes get all packed up and I bring out my fall and winter clothes from storage. The excitement of new seasons urge me to expand my style and try something new. Style Little did I know that there is a strong faction of psychology devoted to the power of getting dressed, and how it affects how others view you and how […]

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