Emily Patten-Hall

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Is Doing Laundry More Important Than Your Happiness?

I find myself saying this a lot lately to the women in my world (and sometimes to myself.) <b>Your mojo is not an indulgence, it's a necessity.</b><p>The yoga class. The dinner out with a girlfriend. The 20-minute walk around your neighborhood, alone. The long, hot shower. The weekend away with your partner. …

Living Rooms

Do or do not. There is no try.

If there is one thing I have learned, having been active in online photography communities for many years, is that you should never say any of the …

New Paint Kills infection-Causing Bacteria and Saves Lives

Read on to learn more about Paint Shield, a new and exciting anti-bacterial paint from Sherwin-Williams that may greatly reduce the number of …

To Your Brain, A Runner’s High Looks A Lot Like Smoking Weed

Endorphins have nothing to do with it<p>Intense exercise may not feel good to those unaccustomed to it, but does have at least one great perk: a runner’s high, a feeling of relaxed euphoria, which sets in at the end of long bouts of activity. Scientists recently discovered that this happens because …

Babies can give you hope, happiness and purpose

My son helped me cope with bad news and stopped me from wallowing in self-pity<p>New parents are boring. To paraphrase my fifth-favourite internet commenter go-to line, new parents all think they’re the first people ever to have children. But that happens for a perfectly good reason. Parenting is …

Parenting

Why People Happily Spend Money on Snacks, Smartphones, and Slot Machines--But Not Coaching or Therapy.

I recently entered my 29th year of practice in the field of emotional health.<p>Through the decades, I've seen a number of things change--hairstyles, clothing trends, music, cars, technology, and communication preferences.<p><b>One thing hasn't changed, though.</b><p>Today--as always--many people are fine with …

How Amazon took control of the cloud | John Naughton

Amazon’s fast-growing web services have become a critical component in our computing universe<p>The internet, in just two decades, has gone from something that seemed exotic to most people to a utility that is taken for granted – like electricity. Just as most people – at least in industrial societies …

History

15 Things To Start A Better Life With

It is obvious that to change your life, you need to do something. However, many people simply don't know where to start. Here are 15 tips on how to …