Links I Love: September 4, 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

This is how adults make email introductions. (Medium)

(Don’t) Get Stressed: The Most And Least Stressful Jobs. (LinkedIn)

Why Burning Bridges at Work Isn’t Always Bad. (The Every Girl)

PRODUCTIVITY/SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY

How to listen when you disagree. (David Jaxon)

Focusing on What’s Next. (The Energy Project)

A Guide to Overcoming Procrastination & Finding Focus. (Zen Habits)

Why Reading Your Email is a Waste of Time. (Time Management Ninja)

Prioritise your work using the Eisenhower matrix. (Exist App)

3 Reasons Your Idea Isn’t Taking Off (And What To Do About It). (Under 30 CEO)

How to Actually Achieve Your Goals Before the Year Ends. (Greatist)

Unique Habits of Ridiculously Likeable People. (LinkedIn)

How to Fall Back to Sleep When You Wake Up at 2 A.M. (PureWow)

For Teenage Girls, Swimsuit Season Never Ends. (New York Times)

Unconscious Bias at the Olympics. (LinkedIn)

HEALTH/FITNESS

Alexi Pappas Shares Secrets From the Olympic Village. Fascinating to hear what it’s like behind the scenes! (New York Times)

Their Masters’ Voices: Dogs Understand Tone And Meaning Of Words. (NPR)

Read Books, Live Longer?. (New York Times)

This Is How To Get Healthy: 6 Research-Backed Secrets. (Barking Up the Wrong Tree)

30 Variations Of Burpees You Can’t Wait To Try. (Lifting Revolution)

Why Your Granola is Really a Dessert. Ugh, yes – I hate when people eat sugary junk food and call it “breakfast.” (New York Times)

How to Get Picky Eaters to Eat Their Fruits and Veggies. (Ivanka Trump)

Here’s How To Eat Healthy For A Week With Just $50. (BuzzFeed)

Time-Delayed Eating Leads to Better Food Choices. What I took from this study is that I will make much better choices if I try to plan my meals ahead of time. With my work travels and eating at restaurants, I can’t “meal prep” in the traditional sense, but I can try to gameplan where I’m eating meals and what I’ll order. (New York Times)

TRAVEL

Business Travelers Value Passenger Experience While Travel Managers Prefer Discounts. (Skift)

The Most Underrated Campsites Near Denver. I need to check some of these out! (Thrillist)

MISCELLANY

A Reminder For Clueless Jerks: Don’t Drive Slow In the Left Lane. This is a bit mistitled; it’s more about why you should only use the left lane for passing, no matter what speed you’re going. My “fast” driving is someone else’s “slow”! (Vox)

A New Birthday Tradition We Should All Try. (Yes and Yes)

Quiz: Can we guess your age and income, based solely on the apps on your phone? This nailed my age, income, and gender, even though I like to think my taste in apps is oh-so-sophisticated. (Washington Post)

Finally, for a laugh: If Toddlers Had Facebook. (Tumblr)


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Comments

  1. Well apparently my app choices are older than I am (27 and single!): You’re either a married, middle-aged lady … or you use your phone like one. Hahaha.

    Definitely going to try some of those tips if I wake up in the middle of the night! That Olympic Village article, so interesting. I didn’t realize how strong the security was. And oh the people watching!

    • I definitely use my phone like a middle-aged lady in that I generally take 24 hours to respond to text messages, and whatever I type on a phone is littered with autocorrect errors. But at least my mix of apps makes me seem young! ;)

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