Links I Love: September 8, 2013

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/iPad and enjoy :)

Links I Love

Original image source: Mike Licht

CAREER

Finally! The 23 Unwritten Rules of Email. (Daily Muse)

Would you like unlimited days off? Honestly, I would not. My company has unlimited sick days and that policy usually results in me working from home even when I’m in the bathroom throwing up half the day, just because I feel like if I can be on the computer, I ought to be working. If we had unlimited vacation, I’d probably take a lot less! (CS Monitor)

Oops, I am so guilty of not doing this! Feeling Hungry? Why Eating Lunch Away from the Desk is Best. (Greatist)

Weird but true psychological effect: How High Heels Can Save You Money. (LearnVest)

I’ve been working at a casual-casual (not business casual) client for over a year, and struggled for a while to figure out what to wear to work. This is great for newbies! The Job Interview: 4 Stylish Ways to Dress to Impress for Any Situation. (Skift)

PRODUCTIVITY/SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

Also on the fashion front: How Your Professional Appearance Affects Your Productivity. (Time Management Ninja)

Great simplification tips; I love this! How To Make Your Life About A Million Times Easier. (Yes and Yes)

Cute idea: make A Little Box For Negative Thoughts. (24 Ours)

How to Actually Get Sh!t Done With a To-Do List. This is basically exactly how I use mine! (Greatist)

Work Smarter Not Harder: 17 Great Tips. (Barking Up the Wrong Tree)

Cool metaphor and story; I love when you can learn life lessons that apply to everything from doing seemingly specific things (e.g., how much I’ve learned from doing marathons). A Simple Guide to Better Focus and Concentration: Lessons From a Lion Tamer. (Buffer Blog)

Value Your Downtime. (The Small Change Project)

HEALTH/FITNESS

Great general tips & motivation for goal setting in general! Why Your Goal to “Lose Weight & Be Healthy” Sucks. (Healthy Eater)

Awesome idea for a new product! Workout I Did: Tabata to Tunes. (Fit Bottomed Girls)

The Planks You Should Be Doing (But Probably Aren’t). (Q by Equinox)

The Perfect Nap: Sleeping Is a Mix of Art and Science. (Wall Street Journal)

I’m not pregnant yet, but definitely don’t shy away from drinking. Oops! Drinking When Young Increases Breast Cancer Risk. (New York Times)

10 Ways To Ditch Your Cravings for Sugar, Salt, and Fats. (Intent Blog)

TRAVEL

U.S. States Work on Building a Bike Trail to Link 9/11 Memorial Sites. (Skift)

Travel To Create a Business and Lifestyle You Love. (Under 30 CEO)

This new service seems odd to me. How is it any more subtle than a phone call? 40 Winks More, Jeeves. (New York Times)

I’ve posted a lot about how airline pricing works; now here’s a good piece on the hotel industry: Pricing a Hotel Room, Everyone Has an Opinion! (Chris Snyder for Hotel Trends)

New TripAdvisor policy that I think is great! Fair to customers and evens the playing field for hoteliers. TripAdvisor Lets Renovated Hotels Erase Old Reviews. (Skift)

Fascinating! The Most Common Cause of Airline Crashes Is Risky Touchdowns Says Data. (Skift)

MISCELLANY

Helpful if you are an ignoramus like me: 9 questions about Syria you were too embarrassed to ask. (Washington Post)

How To Be a Great Dinner Party Guest. (Shauna Niequist)

I love #11, the water pitchers for friendship metaphor! 30 years, 30 lessons. (Tatiana in Flux)

Results are more important than intentions: exactly. What to Do When You’ve Made Someone Angry. (Peter Bregman)

List time: 100 Ways To Make Today Epic (Thought Catalog), 50 ways to be ridiculously, shockingly generous — and feel ridiculously, shockingly good (Alexandra Franzen), and The 25 Best Pieces Of Advice That People Say Stuck With Them For Years (Thought Catalog).

Finally, need a laugh about dating/relationships? Check out The pros and cons of living with your significant other (Oatmeal) or Awesome Dating Tips from 1938 (Kid Free Living).


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Comments

  1. Thanks for linking to my post! And I love your blog. I’m glad the web’s brought us together. :)
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  2. I would firstly like to say what a incredible woman you are and for what you have achieved at such a young age. I mean running a marathon in all fifty states is awesome and your a woman at my heart who likes her beer still lol!.

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