Link Love: The Links We're Clicking From Around the Web
Some of our favorite reads from the week, designed to nourish each pillar of your life.
"Moving: the existential crisis you didn't know you needed."
BODY + MOVEMENT
Should You Drink Coffee Before Your Workout?, Mind Body Green
"Most of us are intimately familiar with the boost that a good ol’ cup of joe gives us first thing in the morning, but it can also be a useful tool before your workout to improve performance, delay fatigue, and enhance the effects of your workout."
LOVE, SEX, COMPANIONSHIP
"Kissing strengthens the connection between people, but especially intimate partners, because the lips contain an enormous amount of touch receptors and sebaceous glands."
CREATE, DISCOVER, INSPIRE
In Defense of the Three Week Vacation, The New York Times
"Even Jesus withdrew for 40 days and 40 nights to find some peace and quiet in the desert. Yet so many of us today — I’m speaking of those fortunate enough to have the resources and the vacation days — remain slavishly attached to our 24/7 connectivity and take only a week at a time, maybe two!, off work."
FOOD + NUTRITION
Culture Clash: Pickling vs. Fermenting, S-Life Mag
"Here’s a riddle for you: Not everything that’s pickled is fermented, and not everything that’s fermented is pickled. Stumped?"
Decalcifying Our Pituitary, The Local Rose
"...my pituitary gland is becoming crystal clear and connecting me to my intuition in a major way. I feel our Pituitary glands are like our personal Northern Stars that can help us navigate through the seas of life."