Links I Love: October 20, 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

This hit really close to home for me! Sit-It-Out Syndrome: Why Women Are Afraid to Invest. (LearnVest)

Meet the New Face of Diversity: The “Slacker” Millennial Guy. (Harvard Business Review)

Was talking about how to figure this out with a friend just yesterday! 3 Ways to Tell You Need a Career Change. (LearnVest)

For entrepreneurs: Got a Kickstarter project? This man can predict within four hours if it will fail. (Guardian)

I’ve been loving using a standing desk at work, but I thought this quick post had some great points: Why The Ultimate Standing Desk is No Desk. (Art of Less Doing)

PRODUCTIVITY/SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

How to Use Systems in Your Business. (Lauren Caselli)

“These are your lifetimes. Use them.” (Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal)

I need to take this advice myself on a few things. You’re Not Ready, Which Means It’s Time to Start! (Time Management Ninja)

Still not ready to get going? Just Try something new for 30 days. (TED Talk)

And now let’s bring out the big guns: this is profane but a great wakeup call. The Two Words You Need To Stop Saying. (A Life Less Bullshit)

If this was print, would it still be worth doing?” Great question to ask before we digitally publish anything! (Pastry Box Project)

Does your to-do list look like this? Mine doesn’t… and perhaps I need to change it up to add some more fun stuff :) The Best Kids’ To-Do Lists Of All Time. (Happy Place)

Along the same line of positive thinking: 8 Ways To Transform Your Bad Day Instantly. (Thought Catalog)

The 4 Scientific Ways To Become Luckier. (Barking Up the Wrong Tree)

HEALTH/FITNESS

Think you can’t suffer jet lag if you don’t travel? Think again: Everyday Jet Lag. (New York Times)

The New Energy Crisis: Adrenal Imbalance. Solution: sleep more! Easier said than done. (Q by Equinox)

17 Mid-Run Snacks to Improve Your Marathon. (Greatist)

The Participation Generation. (Das Mixture)

Great message here: be who you want to be rather than setting your limits low. What World of Warcraft Can Teach Us About Genetics. (Nerd Fitness)

I really hope this happens! Why Doesn’t Alcohol Have Nutrition Labels? (Greatist)

What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World. (Nutrition News)

The world’s most luxurious hotel gyms. I can vouch for Terranea; I’ll be going back there in November and I can’t wait! (Well + Good NYC)

TRAVEL

I thought this was a really cute marketing campaign :) Confectioner Offers Free Chocolate To Travelers With Bad Airplane Seats.

Yippee, I hope so! The $300 Transatlantic Airline Ticket Is Coming. (Business Week)

Another forward-looking one that makes me excited: Future of travel: The automated passenger. (Gulliver Business Travel)

Airlines test new ways to board planes. (NBC News Travel)

In large part, those boarding schemes are needed because of this trend: Airlines Cash In on Every Inch, Even the Jammed Bins Overhead. (New York Times) and Luggage fees: Stealthy does it. (The Economist)

17 Milestones in the History of Airlines’ In-Flight Meals. (Skift)

Top Trends in Female Business Travel. (Hotel News Now)

This will certainly make it easier to visit more places! Regional Unified Visa Schemes Are Becoming The New Norm. (Skift)

Another fun marketing scheme: Meet the Beer Fridge That Opens Only for Canadians. (Mental Floss)

MISCELLANY

Oof, it is definitely time for me to move. What Does $1,500 In Rent Get You Around The Country? (Thought Catalog)

Own your actions. What Are YOU Doing Here? (Oiselle)

Fascinating and I totally agree. Why It’s O.K. to Let Kids Fail: A Guide to Not Overparenting. (LearnVest)

This trend is scary: Alcohol as Escape From Perfectionism. (The Atlantic)

And to end with something fun, this is hilariously accurate! Diva Impressions ‘Total Eclipse Of The Heart’. (YouTube)


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