Monthly Archives: May, 2014

Link Love (2014-05-31)

Thought-provoking “The sessions—the real meat and potatoes of the conference—had food industry sponsors as well. The Wheat Council hosted a presentation about how gluten intolerance was just a fad, not a real medical problem. The International Food Information Council—whose supporters include Coca-Cola, Hershey, Yum Brands, Kraft, and McDonald’s—presented a discussion in which the panelists assured audience members that …

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Link Love (2014-05-24)

Thought-provoking “Firstly, for children growing up in an institutionalized, orphanage-type setting, it is of the utmost importance that children be able to develop a stable, long term attachment to their caregivers. Allowing troops of travelers to come in and hug, play and laugh with the kids every few weeks has precisely the opposite effect. Just …

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Writer’s Wednesday: Drive by Daniel Pink

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink is a fascinating insight into what drives us as human being. What motivates us. What gets us up in the morning, and keeps us going throughout the day? Pink covers how motivation has been seen in the past, and what new (and frequently surprising) studies have …

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Link Love (2014-05-17)

Thought-provoking “Starting today, you are no longer allowed to utter the words: “I don’t have time. Instead, you will say, “It’s not a priority.”” Why “I Don’t Have Time” is a Big Fat Lie – Nerd Fitness What’s the most effective way to change your behavior and improve your life? – Barking Up the Wrong …

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May 2014 Twitterature

Welcome to Twitterature for May, which was a quiet month, at least when it comes to actually finishing books. As always linking up with the wonderful Moderns Mrs. Darcy. Own It: Powerful Speaking For Powerful Women by Tricia Karp: Own It is all about how you own your own power, finding out what is YOUR message to share …

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Link Love (2014-05-11)

Thought-provoking “Next time something good happens, stop whatever you are doing, give it a second and appreciate that moment.” The Simple Thing That Makes the Happiest People in the World so Happy – Barking Up the Wrong Tree The 5 Biggest Life Lessons I Learned in the Arcade – Nerd Fitness “The root of behavior change and building …

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Link Love (2014-05-03)

Thought-provoking “As people, we’re really good at the running forward part. With a clear stretch, we can soar ahead for miles. But we hate – we’re literally fearful – of backtracking. To go back suggests we’ve failed, that our judgement was flawed, that our time was wasted. And the painful thing is – that’s usually …

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