Sholeh Patrick

Research: Expert tips for outdoor decor

December 05, 2019 at 5:00 am

With Thanksgiving so late, the shorter holiday season snuck up on us more quickly than usual. Even Hanukkah is later — beginning Dec. 22 and ending just before New Year. Whatever you celebrate, it adds up to most of us already falling behin...

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Research: Gifts: Will yours make the 1%?

December 03, 2019 at 5:00 am

Sermons aside, turns out it really is better to give than receive.Multiple studies through the decades confirm the health benefits associated with giving (of time and attention, too, and not just during the holidays).The sum of research rep...

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A little gratitude goes a long way

November 28, 2019 at 5:00 am

This column is shamelessly, and gratefully, derived from the work of another (with a little effort to confirm and flesh out his research). Steve (“S.J.”) Scott’s blog on Happierhuman.com, 31 Benefits of Gratitude, packs a wallop of research...

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Research: Black Friday: Is it worth all the hype?

November 26, 2019 at 5:00 am

Black Friday isn’t what it used to be. Once a doorbuster dash by only the most committed Christmas shoppers in the wee hours following Thanksgiving, “Black Friday” sales have stretched from three-hour mad grabs to multi-day specials lasting...

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Research: Art’s value includes some pain

November 21, 2019 at 5:00 am

Since cavemen painted on rock, art has been essential to mankind. As common as man’s challenges, joys, and inclinations is his persistent need to express himself.That need is not mere chronicling. It is to visually dream and explore. To mer...

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Opinion: Keeping up with the Joneses

November 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

The lawyer-turned-writer is no rarity as bestselling authors John Grisham, Scott Turow (Presumed Innocent), Meg Gardiner (the Evan Delaney Series), and Erle Gardner (Perry Mason) well illustrate.Some of their ilk are nonfiction authors; oth...

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Research: Retirement, happiness change source of self-esteem

November 14, 2019 at 5:00 am

They say a key to happiness is living in the moment, to fret less about the past or future, to simply be “fully present.”True enough, yet it’s human nature — perhaps a survival tool — to plan. Perhaps that’s why the later phases of life are...

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Opinion: In Italy, an unsettling question of toilet seats

November 12, 2019 at 5:00 am

With as many approaches to life as humans living it, experiencing those differences is the best thing about travel. And probably what they mean when they say international experiences “broaden the mind.”I’ve been both lucky and unlucky to h...

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Research: What does it mean to be Indian?

November 07, 2019 at 5:00 am

I can’t honestly consider myself a true Native American, but my grandfather was. With his dominantly Cherokee heritage, he was keen to teach his grandchildren what that meant. And why it was important — not only to him, but to this country ...

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Research: Happy (Celtic) Hallowe’en

October 31, 2019 at 5:00 am

The sugary, macabre revelry of today’s Halloween doesn’t much resemble its ancient roots brought by Irish immigrants. Samhain (which sounds like “sow-ween” and means summer’s end) was the Celtic new year — an important time of transition af...

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