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October 2019 Archive

Giving the Gift of Experiences

Posted on October 24, 2019 by Susan Robinson

A 20-year study revealed that we should not spend money on things because the happiness they provide fades quickly.  Researchers also found that experiences, though short-lived, deliver more lasting happiness than materials iitems they are a more significant part of you than possessions.  

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Susan Robinson

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Susan Robinson is a co-program coordinator for “Thrive," and has been with the program since 2007. She earned a Bachelor and Master’s degrees from Southern Nazarene University and a Doctorate of Education in Health Promotion from Oklahoma State University. Prior to her time with OMES, Susan worked in higher education and taught at Southern Nazarene University, Oklahoma State University, the University of Oklahoma, the University of Central Oklahoma and Emporia State University. Susan's hobbies include singing in her church and community choirs, traveling and spending time with her daughter and grand dog, Georgi.