Good good links #172

Hello there!

This is a post for the books. Record books, that is. Because this the earliest I ever finished my good good links [Friday night]. 😉 What a little bit of pressure can do … Not the unwelcome kind  of pressure, though. I’m out and about for the weekend, not returning until Sunday night so figured I’d try to wrap these links up early and succeeded. As always I hope there’s something for you in here, too, and would be happy to hear your opinion once you read one or the other post [especally those in the first category].

Happy Sunday!

 

Good good links

 

 

Good good [food for thought]

A note about “healthy” living bloggers. via Yeah … Imma Eat That

The things I hesitated writing for months but my thoughts exactly so I’m all the happier Kylie posted this and urge all of you to read it.

What’s Your Crutch? via Erin’s Inside Job

Touché. I think most of us have those ‘tools’ to avoid sitting with our feelings or facing uncomfortable issues.

 

Good good [advice and inspiration]

5 gifts you need to give this Christmas via Chase the Red Grape

Whatever is on your to buy/to do/to serve list: these five should make it on there, too. At best all year round.

Move in a way that feels good via The Real Life RD

A reminder that what works and – important! – feels good for one person doesn’t necessarily for the next one: “Individuality is the beauty of humanity.”

10 Health Myths That Just Won’t Die, Debunked by Science via lifehacker

Some you might know but also others you might now, all proven wrong by three different experts.

Accepting yourself and others just as they are via Thought Catalog

Great tips to keep in mind when you get to know new people or have a hard time getting along with those already in your life.

5 Ways to Keep Your Brain Young (Not Including Exercise) via hello healthy

Many of these have additional benefits that will makes them quintessential to a good life in general [minus #1 for me, obviously ;)].

Why you should read more often via Bloglovin’ The Edit

Just in case you needed any more convincing.

2016 Gift Guides: Donations + Supporting Causes and People You Love via Design Sponge

I’m a big fan of giving and receiving non-material gifts like experiences and hope to create some handmade ones, too.

 

Blogging

How to Write an Introduction: A Simplified Guide via HubSpot

Ah, the dreaded intro. I will definitely go back to this post when I have some more time because we know how much of a pain those first few lines can be, right?!

 

 

Good good [food]

Vegan Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes via Emilie Eats

Looking at these pretty ‘cakes you’d never guess the nutritious ingredients they’re made of.

Vegan Pressure Cooker Black Bean Chili via The Conscientious Eater

Hearty, warming and full of beans – the perfect comfort food for those grey and cold days.

Vegan Baked Ziti via Ceara’s Kitchen

Cashew-creamy tomato-y sauce, olives and a bread crumb topping –how much better could it get?!

Smoked Butternut Squash White Bean Dip via Delish Knowledge

The flavor profile of this sounds really interesting and unique with the smoked paprika, orange zest, tahini and others.

 

Happiness-inducing today: [from Friday actually] Getting more done than I expected to. Some days don’t start super well but turn out not half bad after all.

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3 thoughts on “Good good links #172

  1. mylittletablespoon says:

    Kylie’s post hit it on the head, that’s for sure. It’s such a – sorry to be frank – but awful part of this blogging world and society in general. Its sad mostly because I’m not sure some of the bloggers see it? Anyways. I need to check out Jen’s gift guide and the post about charity gift ideas. That’s something I’d like to give more of. Happy and safe returns to you tonight!

  2. Kristy from Southern In Law says:

    I hope you had the most amazing weekend with your family, girl!

    I definitely agree with that post about HLB’s… so many times I see WIAW posts or “daily eats” posts and think “really?”. Restriction isn’t healthy… nor is starving yourself or following strict “diets”.

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