Links I Love: December 22, 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

How to Answer the Question “What Was Your Last Salary?” (Linked In)

The STEM fields are a hot topic these days (see: Goldieblox), so I found this a good proactive read: How Can We Get More Women in Technology Jobs? (Levo League)

I definitely feel this way. It’s hard to recognize it! Young women see discrimination, but not at their job. (CNBC)

I didn’t take a gap year after college, so this trend made me feel less like I missed out: The Case for Taking a ‘Gap’ Year in Midlife. (Wall Street Journal)

How to Network Your Way Through the Holidays. (Levo League)

10 Little Ways To Get Ahead In The Workplace. (Thought Catalog)

PRODUCTIVITY/SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid. (Forbes)

Great video: Is It Worth Your Time? (Peter Bregman)

5 Ways To A Productive Day. (Thought Catalog)

Who the f*&% is driving?! (Medium)

A Standard Mistake is to do Something to Avoid Criticism. (Farnam Street)

10 Ways to Use Your Smartphone Camera to Be More Productive. (Time Management Ninja)

HEALTH/FITNESS

I want this NOW! Farmer’s Fridge: A vending machine you actually should eat from. (Well + Good NYC)

Related: Eat well to increase profits. (Run to the Finish)

26.2 Reasons Why You Should Run A Marathon. And if that doesn’t suffice, I’m happy to provide you 129304812349018243 more. (Thought Catalog)

Ryan amazes me with his running abilities; here’s how he does it. First Marathon: 3:04:51 – How I Trained. (Throwback Fitness)

Myth-busting why massage doesn’t flush out lactic acid/toxins: And BTW, There’s No Santa Claus. (City Coach)

The Workout: Dancing in ‘The Nutcracker’. (New York Times)

Ha, these are cute! 20 Unfortunate But Unavoidable Side Effects of Working Out. (Greatist)

One Woman’s Answer to Fit Mom: Treat Your Body Like a Truck, Not a Trophy. (The Great Fitness Experiment)

TRAVEL

Fascinating, though I feel like this doesn’t take demand into account? Reasons Why London’s Airports Will Fade, Even if They Add Runways. (Skift)

Airlines test ways to take the pain out of boarding planes. (CNN)

Frequent-flyer programmes and the Supreme Court: Awards and punishments. (Economist)

I want to live here! Another Plan for an Ocean-Going Home for the Ultra-Wealthy Explorer Takes Shape. (Skift)

MISCELLANY

5 Signs You’re Under Too Much Stress. I am so glad it’s vacation time! (Levo League)

“GEBY”: The 4 Ways To Engineer A Great Morning. (Thought Catalog)

Thought-provoking and a little scary, considering how many in my generation grew up with divorced parents. Why I Will Never Get Married. (Thought Catalog)

As always, let’s close with a funny: The 28 Funniest Notes Written By Kids In 2013. (BuzzFeed)


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