Links I Love: June 22, 2014

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


Our interns start Monday; definitely sending this to all of them: 13 Important Tips For Twentysomethings In Their First Jobs. (Buzzfeed)

Where Interns Learn How to Dress – At Work. You might say people should learn without their company’s help, but I’ve seen far too many new hires who just don’t get it. This is a great idea! (Wall Street Journal)

The 8 Dumbest Career-Ending Mistakes That Smart People Make. (Forbes)

This Pantene commercial calls women out for saying ‘sorry’ too often. Ugh, I am guilty… (Washington Post)

Lean Out: The Dangers for Women Who Negotiate. (New Yorker)

What Your Office Body Language Says About You. (Levo League)

3 Trends That Are Changing The Way We Work Today. (Fast Company)

Here’s one way to get more people to bike to work: Pay them. (Salon)


Cool overview of to-do lists: From the Hipster PDA to Desktop Files. (Zapier)

I have actually asked my team to record this information in a weekly Excel document that we all review on Fridays; it’s really helped immensely to know what everyone else has on their plate! How to Go From Working 60 Hours a Week to 40 By Sending 2 Emails a Week. (LinkedIn)

The 10 Most Innovative, Unique Ways To Make Your Daily Routine More Productive. (Thought Catalog)

The Science of Infographics: The Surprising Way The Brain Processes Visuals. (Buffer)

Remembering, as an Extreme Sport. (New York Times)


Train to Win: 4 Steps to Achieve Any Fitness Goal. (Daily Burn)

The Oatmeal’s DOs and DO NOTs of Running your First Marathon. Funny but also totally true. (Runners World)

I’m a big believer that cross training is just as important as running when you are training for a marathon, so I loved this: How CrossFit Made Me a Stronger Runner. (The Sweet Life with Ericka)

Uses of ‘Namaste’ at My Local Yoga Studio. (New Yorker)

These workout pants know whether you’re working out hard—or not. Yikes! If I’m being honest, I could probably use these though :) (Well and Good NYC)

21 Healthier Trail Mix Recipes to Make Yourself. I can’t wait to make tons of these for my new trail adventures! (Greatist)

Hilarious! Dan Kois on His Month Without Sitting. (New York Magazine)


Delta social media giraffe gaffe offers reminder for rest of World Cup. (Tnooz)

Love this trend! Public Wi-Fi Hotspots Ease the Burden of International Travel. (Skift)

Tech Tips for Summer Travel Abroad. (Traveljam)

I want this scratch map. (Uncommon Goods)

Barcelona Has Identified New Kind of Tourist Problem: Too Many of Them. (Skift)

Related: Airlines Crack Down on Carry-On Size Limits. I don’t understand how the size limits are “perplexing.” Just find a bag that is well within all of them ,and pack lightly! (Side note: why do people insist on checking bags if they are gone for less than two weeks? It baffles me.) (Skift)

Fixing the Pilot Shortage Without Increasing Pay. (Cranky Flier)

As Airlines Crack Down, You Can Rack Up Your Frequent Flier Miles, George Clooney-Style. (Yahoo Travel)

Here’s an airline cabin where yelling ‘crash’ is part of the ride. (CNET)

18 People Who Grew Up In The “Third World” Explain What Shocked Them When They Moved To The “First World”. (Thought Catalog)


Get Rid of Clutter: 100 Thing Challenge Helps Shed Stuff. (Time Magazine)

27 Little, Quick Habits You Can Pick Up To Live A Better Life. (Thought Catalog)

10 Life Lessons From a Navy SEAL. (Farnam Street)

A Better Way to Say Sorry. (Cuppa Cocoa)

My gorgeous pregnant friend Kelli, a yoga instructor, made the cutest gender reveal video ever. (Passionately Kissing Couple)

Finally, let’s end with something funny/cool: Flight of the Bumblebee on 101 Bottles of Beer! (YouTube)

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  1. Lots of great links! I really like the travel ones. I almost think people need to pass a training class before being allowed on a plane!
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    • I would LOVE if that were a requirement… there are so many things that could be fixed by just teaching infrequent flyers the standard travel etiquette.

  2. Why people (like me) insist on checking their bag for a 1-2 week travel? If I am gone for a week or longer, I need more than just a tiny bottle of sunscreen and body lotion. Last time I tried to only travel with carry-on luggage, I ended up buying both at my destination because I ran out and checked in my bag on my way back. Nail scissors are another problem…

    • I usually just rely on the hotel for moisturizer, and buy the sunscreen at my destination. (If I need more than 3.4 oz of sunscreen, chances are I’ll use most/all of it before I go home anyway.) Check out Road Warriorette – she has some great tips for how to make women’s toiletries work for carryons!

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