Links I Love: December 31, 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

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Six Essential Strategies for Negotiating a Raise at Work. (The Simple Dollar)

Millennials See Paternity Leave as a Priority. (New York Times)

Arianna Huffington’s tip for women who don’t know what to wear to work. (Quartz)

Similar: Should Women Still Care About Dressing Business Casual?. (Career Contessa)

Women surgeons are punished more than men for the exact same mistakes, study finds. (Vox)

Working remotely could stop you from getting that promotion—here’s how to fix it. (Well & Good NYC)

How to Solve Conflicts With a Remote Coworker. (Lifehacker)

I Was a Warehouse Wage Slave. (Mother Jones)


Science Says Yes to Telecommuting: Five Reasons Why Working from Home Can Be More Productive. (Laura Stack)

Busy is a choice. (Patty Azzarello)

4 Reasons Why Phone Calls Suck. (Medium)

Why It’s So Important to Seek Discomfort. (Deep Existence)

11 Things Organized and Productive People Do Every Day. (Heleo)

Organize Your Life with the Agile Method. (Zapier)

Five Apps to Build Better Habits (or Break Bad Ones). (The Simple Dollar)

This One Habit Can Completely Rebuild Your Life. (Inc)

How to train your brain to be more optimistic. (NBC News)

Alcohol Effects: Try Red Wine to Relax and Spirits to Feel Sexy. (Time)

Feeling sad on the holidays? Me too. Here’s all I know how to do.. (Chris Guillebeau)

Men may have a harder time being single during the holidays than women. (Well & Good NYC)

How to Make (and Keep) a New Year’s Resolution. (New York Times)

Volunteering Is the Best Kept Secret for Mental Health. (Vice) This was my New Year’s resolution for 2017 and I can confirm it made all the difference!

This Is The Fun Way To A Meaningful Life: 3 Secrets Backed By Research. (Barking Up the Wrong Tree)


What I’ve learned from a year of sobriety. (Medium)

Your Mood Depends on the Food You Eat, and What You Should Eat Changes as You Age. (Neuroscience News)

Wash Your Fruit in Baking Soda. (Furthermore from Equinox)

Why 30 minutes of cardio is the best workout for a better night’s sleep, according to a pro. (Well & Good NYC)

How Running May or May Not Help the Heart. (New York Times)

5 Keys to Support New Runners: Helping A Friend Get Fit. (Run to the Finish)

Here’s what might actually be causing your post-run poops. (Well & Good NYC)

The Habit That Makes You Overeat. (Furthermore from Equinox)

The One Thing That Surprised Me About Choosing a Sperm Donor. (Cup of Jo)

10 Tips From a Celebrity Nutritionist to Help You Stop Eating Sugar for Good. (Greatist)


Five hospitality trends to keep an eye on in 2018. (Tnooz)

Airlines We Lost 2017. (Cranky Flier)

Basic Economy goes global on Delta. (Wandering Aramean)

Virgin Atlantic Builds an Igloo on a Deck at Heathrow. (Skift)

Alitalia won’t let bankruptcy stop it from rolling out chic new uniforms. (USA Today)

Germany’s deserted airport of the future. (CNN)

Similar: What to Do When Your Airport Is Too Big. (Wall Street Journal)

Not an elite frequent flier? A new breed of airport lounges has a spot for you. (Dallas Morning News)

New technology to continue to transform the way we travel. (Airport World)

HomeToGo plans new tool to capture travelers in inspiration phase. (Tnooz)

It’s the Grim Reality of Frequent Work Travel: Health Problems. (New York Times)

Related: How flying seriously messes with your mind. (BBC News)

The Airline and Hotel Blunder That Travel Pros Use to Save Thousands. (Thrillist) I’ve bought many mistake fares over the years; my biggest tip is quickly double check that the airline has a 24 hour cancellation policy, then buy immediately (sometimes for multiple dates) and use the 24 window to decide whether or not to do it. Otherwise, you may miss the deal.


Adoption and the Single Guy. (New York Times)

Debunking Myths About Estrangement. (New York Times)

Exactly What to Do When You’ve Been Sexually Harassed. (Greatist)

Friends of a Certain Age. (New York Times)

Moving from Impressing Others to Impressing Yourself. (The Simple Dollar)

Why We Like, Comment, and Share Online. (Medium)

Terror Attacks, Rationality, and Investing. (The Simple Dollar)

The Incredibly Valuable Role of Frugality in Investing. (The Simple Dollar)

15 Things I Did This Year to Save Money. (The Simple Dollar)

Drop a Raisin in Champagne to Restore the Bubbles. (PureWow) Great tip – I’ll be using it tonight!

Erase Food Waste – “Questions”. (YouTube)

These are the 6 germiest places in your home—here’s how to deal. (Well & Good NYC)

My Year of No Shopping. (New York Times)

A Cute Toy Just Brought a Hacker Into Your Home. (Medium)

The Geekiest Sex Toy You’ll Ever Have: A Shared Google Doc. (Lifehacker)

Finally, for a laugh: Instagram’s Favorite New Yorker Cartoons of 2017. (New Yorker)

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