Links I Love: December 15, 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 one is long, but so worth the read: Wall Street Mothers, Stay-Home Fathers. (New York Times)

December is for getting things done, January is for BS. (Penelope Trunk)

I Guess I’ll Manage. (New York Times)

PRODUCTIVITY/SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

How to Create Sustainable Routines. (Levo League)

When You Lose Inspiration. (Jenny Blake)

This one really made me think and get inspired: What does ‘Lifestyle Design’ even mean? (The Small Change Project)

The Habits of Successful People: Be Inconsistent. (Buffer)

The Five Skills of Disruptive Innovators. (Farnam Street)

HEALTH/FITNESS

I’d love to see an ultra in the Olympics; Dane makes some great points about its feasibility. Ultrarunning Matters, and will an Ultra ever be in the Olympics? (See Dane Run)

A high school friend (in great shape) died running the DC Army 10 Miler several years ago, and this article makes me wonder if more of us are at risk than we think. Must read for all marathoners! Good to the #LastDrop. (Medium)

You Should Run In The Winter. (Thought Catalog)

Once you’ve been convinced, check out this funny survival guide. Runners beware: It’s cold! (Dallas Morning News)

I’m going to Blake‘s extravaganza tonight, so this is helpful: Healthy Menu Navigator: Holiday Party. (Well + Good NYC)

More great healthy holiday tips here! 14 Ways Holiday Family Time Can Screw With Your Health (and How to Deal). (Greatist)

And for extra motivation: 28 Little Ways To Convince Yourself To Workout. (Thought Catalog)

TRAVEL

Hooray! Chicago Is Latest U.S. City to Add a Yoga Room to An Airport. I’ve used the DFW one and I love it! (Skift)

Love the Cheer Cart! (USA Today)

For everyone who wants to know how I can afford to travel so much, read this: Exploiting air fare glitches: the moral, righteous and opportunistic. (TNooz)

I liked this idea, and was disappointed the airlines didn’t! A Fee Idea Airlines Don’t Like. (Wall Street Journal)

Great interview! JetBlue’s Marketing Guru Marty St. George on Going Viral and Airborne Indignities. (Skift)

Speaking of indignities: The 19 Most Annoying Passengers to Sit By on a Plane. (Skift)

MISCELLANY

Be Mine? Why It’s Smart to Court Your Friends. (New York Magazine)

24 Stress Relieving Things You Can Do That’ll Instantly Make You Feel Good. (Thought Catalog)

And for not just one but several holiday-themed laughs, check out this advent calendar. I  particularly liked #1, #2, #3, #9, and #13. (Someecards)


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