August 4, 2013

Links I Love: August 3, 2013

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 🙂

Links I Love
Original image source: Mike Licht


This sounds counterintuitive, but I thought it made some great points. Don’t Do What You Love  (Penelope Trunk)

How to Keep Motivated When Working From Home. Oof, this is always a toughie for me on weekends! (Under 30 CEO)


Declutter Your Life. Perhaps this is a good idea for something else to add to my month of Breathe? (Zenhabits)

You Were Busy Yesterday, But Were You Productive? Unfortunately, “no” seems to be my default answer to that lately, which is frustrating. (Time Management Ninja)

4 Ways to Be More Charismatic. And really, who doesn’t want to be more charismatic? (LearnVest)

I thought this one was a little bit cliched, but people on Twitter seemed to love it! 5 One-Liners That Will Change Your Approach to Productivity. (Under 30 CEO)


Cool new device powers your cell phone from your shoes! How Strong is Your Stride? (Q by Equinox)

Can You Get Too Much Exercise? (New York Times)

Sometimes despite my best efforts in the gym, I just feel bloated and gross. I loved this article on 9 healthy foods that reduce bloating for a quick fix! (Well+Good NYC)

Lots of articles on fruit – why you should eat it despite the sugar (New York Times) and… apparently you also need to pay attention to its circadian rhythms?? (Q by Equinox)

Friends make everything better! Out for a Run: Do you have a Running BFF? Lindsey Hein)

My friend Adam sent me this one, and while they apparently did a study, I disagree – I like the narrative of hearing what goes through other’s heads while they run, and find it really inspiring. What Makes a Good Running Blog? (Runners World)

Alternatives to meditation? I love Martha, and somehow I feel like she too would hate that weird tapping thing I tried on Thursday. Living longer, better: How Martha Stewart’s doing it and you can too. (Well + Good NYC)


30% of Americans are plane nerds! Do You Care About Aircraft Type When Booking a Flight? (Skift)

Baggage Claim Carousel: How to Ease the “War Zone.” Everyone should follow these rules! (The Gate)

Creepy! Reminds me of Dana Haynes’ excellent novel, Crashers! – Grad Students Divert Yacht Using GPS Tricks. (Skift)

Yuck. If people are late, it’s their own fault! Even having missed a flight before myself, I have no sympathy for people who aren’t prepared. Heathrow to Track Pax at Airport & Hurry Them to Gate. (Skift)

You do what for a living? 7 strange hotel jobs. (NBC)

So basically Betty is who I aspire to be… The Solo Female Traveler Who Does It All in First Class. (Skift)


3 Key Life Lessons You Can Learn From A Very Odd Mathematician. (Barking Up the Wrong Tree)

The Cure for Worry Porn. (Casual  Kitchen)

On the one hand, it annoys me that someone thinks going out alone is a big deal – I do it all the time. But I also remember when I was too scared to do it (thank you, travel, for making me more independent), and would encourage more people to give it a try! I Spent A Night At A Bar Alone, But I Did It…For Science. (Thought Catalog)

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4 thoughts on “Links I Love: August 3, 2013”

  1. Haven’t made it through the whole list yet, but I really liked that charisma link! That exact word has come up in several conversations about powerful people lately, so it was great to read the 4 ways to be more charismatic!

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