Good good links #51

If you are used to my short intros on Sundays already I should tell you I might break a record today because my laptop’s been crashing on me countless times while compiling this post. So short and sweet: finishing the week with some of my favourite posts once more – thought-provoking, inspiring, funny and delicious. Take your pick and enjoy!

Good good links

Good good [food for thought]

 Bullying sucks via Olives ‘n’ Wine

Live your life and let others live theirs, too. Scrutinizing decisions of people we don’t know helps nobody.

Fit Bit: Behind the Scene VS Highlight Reels via Katalyst Health

Don’t compare where you are on your path to somebody else miles ahead. “You will get there when your time comes”

Minimalism & Moving* via Breathe & Nourish

“Why do we hang on to things we don’t use that clutter our lives and take energy away from us?” [I actually have a post with the same title sitting in my drafts folder…]



Good good [advice and inspiration]

The Way I See Myself Has Changed via Daily Moves and Grooves

We gain much more than just weight in recovery. A properly nourished mind sees true beauty not a number on the scale.

Love Your Body! Swimsuit Inspiration From Real Women via POPSUGAR

Honest examples of self-love that might help you feel better on the beach – or in underwear in daily life.

 25 Ways to Feel Less Lonely via Delightfully Tacky

Some really good ideas for activities you can do on your own to have fun and treat yourself.

 11 Things I Wish I Could Say To My Younger Self via Mind Body Green

Proof that the struggles we’re facing today will be life lessons we’re thankful for in the future.

19 Things Nothing Else But Travelling Alone Can Teach You via Lifehack

If you’re like me you might needed to hear this to take the plunge.


Cooking and food

If You Enjoy Baking, You Need This Guide In Your Kitchen (And Your Life) via Lifehack

When you want to bake but miss an ingredient: annoying. Not a recent one but so handy I couldn’t not share it: Substitutions for [almost] everything.

What To Eat to Treat Your Teeth via Wholeheartedly Healthy

Taking care of teeth is something that obviously matters. Good thing I like onions, basil and strawberries.

The Truth About Soy and Your Health via Journeys Through Meadows

There’s a lot of controversy about soy being yay or nay. A post is shedding some more light on the issue.



{Blogging As A Business} Yes, I Am A Full-Time Blogger. via The Healthy Maven

Amazing proof that taking the plunge to follow your passions and living the life of your dreams can be reality even if it’s scary at first.

44 Simple Daily Activities to Enjoy Your Work via Lifehack

Ways to make work easier all around helping colleagues, the environment and making yourself happier and more productive.


Good good [posts to make you smile]

 That Time I Met Grumpy Cat via Healthy.Happy.Life

Real and up close with a social media star of a different kind. Are you jealous?

 Running drawing

Have you ever tracked your running routes online? A tumblr blog dedicated to interestingly-shaped routes …

So konsumiert Deutschland in Echtzeit via kauf da [German]

 Oddly intereresting and fascinating, in parts shocking and revealing.


Good good [food]

Chocolate Vanilla Swirl Cashew Butter via Fit Foodie Finds

Chocolate or vanilla? Why choose one when you can have both in one jar?!

5 Healthier Frozen Summer Treats (Plus, Skinny Peach Pie Popsicle Recipe!) via hello healthy

Summer isn’t over yet so bring on the frozen treats while it’s still hot outside.

Fresh Mint Chocolate Chip Blender Ice Cream via Healthy. Happy. Life

A no-ice cream maker, refined sugar-free summer treat plus some advice for perfect homemade ice cream without a machine.

Cookies and Cream Banana Softserve via The Healthy Maven

Yes. Just yes. Homemade raw oreos take the already delicious old stand-by banana softserve to new heights. Breakfast/ lunch/ dinner, anybody?!

Nutty Carrot Cake via marfigs

Packed with all kinds of healthy ingredients [beans, oats, molasses, …] this is a not-so-naughty but delicious-looking cake.

Herbed Cauliflower Gratin via The True Spoon

Another great cauliflower find: Creamy, vegan, spiked with fresh and dried herbs and looking downright delicious.

Lightly Spiced Chickpeas Lentils & Quinoa with Parsley & Red Peppers via parsley in my teeth

Two kinds of legumes, quinoa, fresh parsley – simple perfection.

Pad Thai Zucchini Noodle Salad via iFoodreal

Crunchy sprouts and vegetables covered in creamy peanut dressing – with a vegan option this sounds like the perfect end-of-summer food.

 Vegetarian Tikka Masala via A Beautiful Mess

I’ve never had Chicken Tikka but with all the spices this meatless version sounds delectable in its own right.

Best Ever 5 Minute Microwave Hummus via Minimalist Baker

Yes, this post is older but the idea is too genius not to share – and hummus is an every day/ all-year/ whenever food after all.



Happiness-inducing today: Lighting a scented candle [and one changing colours at that!] for the first time in months.

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Which posts made you think, laugh or got you hungry this week?


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