Links I Love: March 20, 2016

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

Links I Love

Original image source: Mike Licht

CAREER

The Only Job With an Industry Devoted to Helping People Quit. (The Atlantic)

You Have to Manage Your Former Coworkers. Now What?. (Levo League)

Have this staff meeting soon…. (Patty Azzarello)

PRODUCTIVITY/SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

This four-letter word is the Swedish key to happiness at work. (Quartz)

A Harvard psychologist says this is the first thing you should do when you wake up. (Tech Insider)

How I quit my smartphone addiction and really started living. (Guardian)

Stress-Free Productivity: How to Make To-do Lists Work For You. (Zapier)

Distraction Overload! 7 Ways to Get Back on Track at Work. (LearnVest)

The Science of Single-Tasking: How Focus Unlocks Extreme Productivity. (Medium)

Carol Dweck: When a Fixed Mindset is Beneficial. (Farnam Street)

The biggest mistakes people make when choosing a life partner. (Quartz)

Real talk: you can’t ‘lifehack’ your way to happiness. (Yes and Yes)

The Key to Making New Friends Isn’t What You Think. (Greatist)

HEALTH/FITNESS

Why Six Hours Of Sleep Is As Bad As None At All. (Fast Company)

Related: Why You Need More Sleep Right Now. (Cosmopolitan)

Yes, Your Sex Drive Is Totally Normal (Science Says So). (Greatist)

Getting People to Exercise Requires the Right Incentive. (New York Times)

Debunking 8 Deceptive Running Myths. (Run to the Finish)

LISS Cardio: What It Is and Why It Works. (Daily Burn)

Are You Going Through The Movements Or Working On Improvements?. (Lifting Revolution)

How do fitness trackers measure your heart rate?. (Exist App)

The Case Against the Fitbit. (Thrillist)

The Naked Truth: I Don’t Have “The Look” For My Sport Podcast. (Lifting Revolution)

6 Rules for Stronger Biceps. (My Fitness Pal)

How to Spring Clean Safely. (MAA Center)

TRAVEL

2016 Will Be the Year of Experimental Airfare Pricing. (Skift)

Why Does Congress Keep Trying to Over-Regulate Airlines? (Cranky Flier)

Why Is Flying Still Expensive Even Though Fuel’s Gotten So Cheap? If you’ve been keeping up, I wrote a post that answers this question a few weeks ago. (The Atlantic)

Related: Why ‘dynamic’ pricing based on real-time supply and demand is rapidly spreading. (Los Angeles Times)

Passengers want more, but more of what?. (IATA)

Bag drop issues: automated luggage systems drop the ball. (The Runway Girl)

Starwood Rival Takeover Bid: What It Means for Brands, Executives and Shareholders. (Skift)

New Starwood Takeover Bid: The Players Behind the $14 Billion Offer. (Skift)

MISCELLANY

Millennial Homebuyers Choose Suburbs as Urban U.S. Prices Climb. (Bloomberg)

Tips for Buying Furniture: When to Go High & When to Go Low. (Driven by Décor)

Why Do We Teach Girls That It’s Cute to Be Scared?. (New York Times)


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