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 🙂
CAREER / BUSINESS
Miss America Wins After Doing Science Experiment For Talent Portion. (Scary Mommy) This is pretty cool!
I Was Recently Hired to Analyze Diversity At a Business. Here Are the Names of People I Have Met So Far. (McSweeneys) Funny / sad but so true.
Women Seeking Corporate Board Seats Should Do These 5 Things. (Fortune Magazine)
If consultants ran Christmas. (Economist)
What the “Best Companies to Work For” Do Differently. (Harvard Business Journal)
What Your Email Signature Says About You. (New York Times)
6 Things Entrepreneurs Waste Their Time On. (Under 30 CEO)
PRODUCTIVITY / SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
Do You Have a Challenge Network?. (Friday Forward)
Create a New Year System, Not a Resolution. (The Simple Dollar)
7 Tips to Relieve Holiday Stress. (Psychology Today)
HEALTH / FITNESS
Harness the Placebo Effect to Get Over Colds Faster. (Lifehacker)
Listen up: These healthy nutrition plans could keep your hearing sharp. (Well & Good NYC)
Sleeping Fewer Than 5 Hours a Night Tied to Bone Problems. (New York Times)
3 Hours of Exercise a Week May Lower Your Depression Risk. (New York Times)
How to Get Your Running in During the Holidays. (New York Times) I have definitely been struggling with this while visiting my family! But I headed to the local YMCA this morning and managed to get a great workout in – fingers crossed I can keep that up.
Why one trainer believes you should be creating a “fitness resume”. (Well & Good NYC)
How to Practice Open Water Swimming in the Pool. (Training Peaks)
High-Tech System to Make Homes More Healthy. (New York Times)
Delta Should Have Bigger Plans For Its Silver Airways Codeshare. (Cranky Flier)
Insult to Injury: American Airlines Charter Delays the Dallas Cowboys – In Philly. (Running with Miles)
Do You Need Expert Advice on Being a Grandparent?. (New York Times)
How to Say Goodbye to Your Elf on the Shelf—Forever. (Lifehacker)
Fancy Versions of Inexpensive Items Make the Best Gifts. (Lifehacker)
Apple, Google, and Amazon are teaming up to develop an open-source smart home standard. (The Verge) I’m thrilled about this – been waiting far too long for smart home devices to get on one platform!
I Tried to Quit Amazon But Failed Miserably. (Lifehacker)