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 🙂
What’s The Best Business Advice You’ve Ever Received? Five crowdsourced tips.
Overworked at the Office: Office Discrimination? I’ve definitely experienced this and have occasionally even wondered if I ought to invent a fake husband/kids. What do you think?
Checklist: the 5 secrets to winning at office politics. And an in-depth guide to #1: 21 Things That Just Aren’t Fair, So You Might As Well Get Over Them.
One way a major OTA keeps its developers happy: Trust. Certainly won’t work in all cases, but I think a self-motivating environment is one of the best ways to help people do their best work.
Oof, I think we could all use some help with this one: Overcome the distraction of the World Wide Web while working online.
Why Productive People Get Up Insanely Early. This one got a ton of thumbs up when I shared it on LinkedIn – definitely a good read!
Think getting up early takes too much discipline? Why Self-Disciplined People Are Happier.
The Magic of To Do Lists, courtesy of Under 30 CEO.
Leo Babauta always has great advice; check out his tips in The Key Habits of Organization.
I just finished reading Amy Jo Martin’s book, Digital Royalty, this week; I love her Ready, Set, Pause concept.
I am dying to take this class, but don’t want to do anything new to my neck/back without permission of my doctor and PT.
Another class I can’t take right now but have loved in the past is hot yoga. Good news: it’s totally safe!
Starting to wonder if my neck injury is caused by stress? Seems impossible for it to be this painful though…
But just in case: 17 Instant Anxiety Cures.
I worked at Panera Bread in high school, and am thrilled with their new hidden menu (which I use a lot for healthy meals in Dallas), but The Purple Giraffe makes a good point: Why not just put it on the menu?
This piece by Olive really made stop and think: Not All Runners Live in a Size Zero Frame.
But if you do want to ogle some great athletes’ bodies, ESPN just published their 2013 Body Issue (note: this is NSFW). I thought it was really interesting to see that some of the strongest/best athletes had bodies that weren’t at all size zero – the leg strength is very apparent!
HumanaVitality put together a great infographic/beginner checklist: Are You Race Day Ready?
I already use coconut oil as a wonderful makeup remover/night moisturizer, but that’s not all it’s good for; here are 14 beauty uses for coconut oil.
Lots about travel and social media this week; check out The 10 ways in which travelers are using Twitter for tips and For the travel moments you can’t tweet, tweet them anyway.
Twitter already passe? Here are 11 Travel Startups You Need to Know.
For those of you whining about your flight getting canceled due to weather (sorry, the airlines don’t control that), thought you might find it interesting to meet the guy who actually makes those decisions: Rick Curtis (again, thanks to Blake for sharing).
The Economist did a cool feature on the boarding process this week: Getting on planes: Boarding school.
But after you deplane, there’s even more room for process improvements: Dubai airports introduce smart gates to reduce international wait times.
Finally, the evolution of vacation destinations: A Short History of Getting Away from It All in America.
8 Reasons Why Cell Phones Should Be Replaced With Baby Sloths. Or how about puppies? That can text for you?? TEXTS FROM DOG!!!
Childhood throwback! This makes me so happy: Kimmy Gibbler And DJ Tanner Will Always And Forever Be BFFs.
Hilarious review of the Vaportini: Yeah I just smoked vodka.
The 8 Reasons Why New York Rents Are So Ridiculously High. So can we please start knocking down the dirty East Village and replacing it with pretty high rises yet?
Totally disagree with just about everything in this, but an interesting point of view nonetheless: Stop trashing millennials.
Finally, for a good laugh: Zoo Visitors Watch Mating Rituals Of Ice Cream Shop Staff (thanks to Laura for sharing).