Welcome to the weekly variety hour, where I share my favorite links from the past week. This week we’ve got a large handful of warnings, maple syrup and a small smattering of warm fuzzies. But first…
- I have an article on gentle detox methods in the March issue of Taste For Life. Find the magazine for free in select co-ops and health food stores.
- If you live in Chippewa County, I have an article on plastic bags in Second Opinion.
- We have a product in the works! Details soon, I promise.
- Hit By Car, Pedestrians Are Ticketed In Hospital Talk about adding insult to injury! Grist.org has the scoop (and video).
- Documents Reveal TSA Plan to Body Scan Pedestrians, Train Passengers It’s the apocalypse! (From Forbes.com)
- Study: Most Plastics Leach Hormone-Like Chemicals NPR has the scoop. Stainless steel and glass it is!
No plastic, no jaywalking, no walking and no taking the train. Yikes! Here’s a few more things to watch out for. (For freelance writers and/or small business owners.)
- Avoid bad contracts. 5 Contract Clauses To Watch For–and Change If You Can, from the amazing Kelly James-Enger.
- Bad grammar can ruin your love life. Your Vs. You’re Confusion Too Difficult For Relationship to Overcome Don’t let this happen to you!
- 19 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Business. I wish I knew these, too! From Redhead Writing
- Crisis in Dairyland–For Richer and Poorer–Teachers Vs. Wall Street Jon Stewart nails it, again.
- Diary of a Self Help Drop-out: Flirting With the Four-Hour Work Week This article is hilarious. I dig.
Food For Thought
- How AOL’s Patch Can Win And Prove Us Wrong When We Say It’s A Horrible, Doomed Idea. It won’t be easy. From Business Insider.
- Bad Weather = Good For Maple Syrup. The silver lining! By Daniel Klein of the Perennial Plate.
- 20 Awesome Self-Development Questions. This will keep you busy for hours if you’re the reflective type.
- Why Your Boss Is Wrong About You I knew it!
- Go Easy on Yourself, A New Wave of Research Urges. You mean self-compassion is healthier than guilt, discipline and neglect? Well, if the New York Times says so…