Happy Friday, friends. A busy, eventful week comes to an end. My book written with Marc Forgione is out in bookstores (hopefully) everywhere; I turned 36; and I finally ordered a new computer, since my current one is unlikely to survive an upcoming work trip. Good things all around with the exception of the upcoming bill for said new computer – minor details, right? A few links today, somewhat more entertaining than deep this week. Hope your weekend is restful and filled with what pleases you.
Women wear too much makeup because that’s what they think men want. Really? I don’t think that’s true. But then again, I only base this on myself – that kind of thinking has never even entered my mind!
So you guys probably have figured out how I’m totally obsessed with sleep. Well, sleep and hydration – those are my holy grails of wellness. And I’ve long said I’m incredibly tied to my circadian rhythm. If I go to bed at midnight, I’ll still wake up at six – barring some odd event or illness – and will feel like a wreck. My natural inclination is to be in bed around ten to ten-thirty and up around six. That’s when I feel healthiest. I cannot stay out late, I am not creative at night. Mornings are my golden hours and I love the stillness. Well, apparently, your body clock is set well before you’re born and resides not just in your brain but on a cellular level all over your body! Amazing, right?
Scientists discover the Mona Lisa might the first 3-d image in history.
5 tips for dealing with micromanagers – we’ve all had them.
Did you know that 85% of the stuff we worry about never actually happens? Some thoughts on how to beat stress and boost happiness.
Hey, self-employed, work smarter not harder: tips for freelancers and small biz owners.
The history of graphic design in icons.