Links I Love: April 9, 2017

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


How To Manage Somebody You Just Don’t Like. (Fast Company)

Managing UP: Four Things Never to Do. (Laura Stack)

How to Have Hard Conversations—Without Conflict. (Goop)

How Society Destroys Your Creativity, In An Award-Winning Pixar-Like Short Film. This short film made me cry. (Bored Panda)

Replacing Work: A New Purpose Can Lift Your Emotional Well-Being. (New York Times)

Is it okay if I don’t want kids? Great essay sent to me by one of my best friends after a good discussion at a baby shower. (Penelope Trunk)


8 Ways to Meet Deadlines Without Hating Your Life. (Yes and Yes)

Maker’s Schedule, Manager’s Schedule. (Paul Graham)

8 Little Time Management Tips for People Who Are Always Procrastinating. (PureWow)

Everything you need to know about how music affects your productivity. (A Life of Productivity)

This Is How To Stop Checking Your Phone: 5 Secrets From Research. (Barking Up the Wrong Tree)

How Uber Uses Psychological Tricks to Push Its Drivers’ Buttons. (New York Times)

Similar: How Your Cab Is Tricking You Into Tipping More. (Thrillist)

Psychologists Explain The Benefits Of Baking For Other People. (Huffington Post)

Why does every woman I know say she’s exhausted? (Well & Good NYC)


Working Longer May Benefit Your Health. (New York Times)

Whom Do You Tell When You’re Sick? Maybe Everyone You Know. As I wrote about earlier this week, sharing my brain issues has been invaluable! (New York Times)

Overkill. Great article shared by reader Kristen! (New Yorker)

Why Do I Feel Sleepy Until the Moment I Get in Bed? (Time)

The Sound of ‘Pink Noise’ Improves Sleep and Memory. (Time)

The Trick Smoothies Play on the Stomach. I don’t know about this one – I love eating foods I can bite into – but the research is interesting. (The Atlantic)

The secret to pushing past your fitness breaking point. (Well & Good NYC)

Warm-Ups, Cool-Downs, What Works, What Doesn’t. (New York Times)

New Mexico Outlaws School ‘Lunch Shaming’. (New York Times)


Marathoners Are Expected to Spend $192 Million in Boston This Month. (Skift)

Cruise Lines Are Jumping on the Wellness Tourism Bandwagon. (Skift)

Instead of Backpacking, Some Travelers Prefer Bikepacking. (Skift)

Military Packing Secrets That Will Make You a Better Traveler. (Thrillist)

Chinese Travelers Want U.S. Cities to Make Them Feel More Welcome. (Skift)

How American Tourists Always Stand Out in Other Countries. (Thrillist)

Why OTA commissions are actually a steal of a deal. (Tnooz)

U.S. Ultra Low Cost Carrier Frontier Airlines Plans IPO. (Skift)

Related: Is the Timing Right for the Frontier Airlines IPO?. (Skift)

Putting stickers on 968 American Airlines planes isn’t as easy as you think. (Dallas Morning News)

An Aircraft Design That’ll Make You Love the Middle Seat. No Joke. (Wired)

A roundup of digital developments for in-flight services. (Tnooz)

Virgin Australia opts for Gogo’s 2Ku as in-flight Wi-Fi testing begins. (Future Travel Experience)

New Terrorist Laptop Bombs May Evade Airport Security, Intel Sources Say. (CNN)

International Airline Association Calls for Immediate Solutions to Electronics Ban. (Travel Industry Wire)

Qatar Airways thinks it has found a way around America’s laptop ban. (Economist)

America may demand the right to peruse visitors’ mobile phones on arrival. (Economist)

Laptop ban: 16 things air travellers could once do that would be unthinkable today. (New Zealand Herald)


Start-up Epicenter implants employees with microchips. (CNBC)

How to Be a Better Spender. (Scientific American)

Some Thoughts on the Battle Between Minimalism and Preparedness. (The Simple Dollar)

We Haven’t Paid for TV in Years: Our Real-Life Experience Cutting Cable. (The Simple Dollar)

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