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 true. But it doesn’t matter. The maze just is. You can back up and get on with it, or you can stay stuck in the wrong place.” Life is a maze, not a marathon – Oliver Emberton

3 Ways Elephants and Neuroscience Can Help You Make Better Decisions – Barking Up the Wrong Tree

“You can spend all day every day learning and collecting and researching.  In fact, you could be the best information gatherer in the entire world.
You know what that will get you?
A big pile of underpants.” Are You Collecting a Pile of Underpants – Nerd Fitness

12 Rules for Learning a Foreign Language in Record Time – Tim Ferriss

“The problem however, is that “just be yourself” is inherently bad advice. Being authentic is one thing – that’s something we all should be doing. But “just be yourself” is about not changing, period. And sometimes, quite frankly, being yourself is the problem. It doesn’t do you any good to “just be yourself” if you suck. Being told to be yourself means refusing to change, even when your current self is what’s holding you back. I’ve lost track of how many people I’ve known whose “bad luck” with women boiled down to something about themselves – something that was well within their abililty to fix.When I’d point out their issue: a shitty attitude towards women, an unrealistic expectation of relationships or just plain being a selfish asshole – they’d come back with “well, women should love me for who I am. I’m not going to change just to please people.” Then with their very next breath1 they’re back to wondering why women don’t like them.
Sometimes you are the common denominator in your dating problems. Your identity – your sense of self – shouldn’t change whenever the winds blow and become whatever fashion tells you it should be. But at the same time, refusing to change because you should “just be yourself” becomes a way of excusing yourself from taking any responsibility for your personal growth and the need to improve.” 5 Types of Dating Advice People Need to Stop Giving – Dr NerdLove

10 Life Lessons to Excel in Your 30s – Mark Manson

Religion

“Jeub writes that a married man having a consensual affair is “just as bad” as a married man sexually assaulting a woman, because both involve sexual immorality. ” Lourdes Torres, Christian Homeschooling and Consent – Love, Joy, Feminism

Health

The Trouble With Rice – NY Times

The Beginner’s Guide to the Paleo Diet – Nerd Fitness

Tim Ferriss: 11 Tricks for Perfect Sleep – Huffington Post

11 ‘Diet’ Foods that Make You Fat Instead of Thin – Business Insider

Recipes

Let’s Make Fermented Blackberry Soda! – And Here We Are

Mexican Chocolate Macaroons – Against All Grain

Paleo Chocolate Éclairs – The Paleo Mom

Coconut Cake Recipe with Lemon Curd, Strawberries and Cream – Deliciously Organic

Grain-Free & Vegan Tortillas – Allergy Free Alaska

Lemon Meringue Coconut Macaroons – Kitchen Tested

Egg Custard and Berries Recipe – The Elliott Homestead

Coconut Panna Cotta – Whole New Mom

Easy Homemade Ketchup, Lacto-Fermented – Red & Honey

1 Comment

  1. Hi Rebekka, thank you for sharing my posts! There’s a great collection of links here!

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