Friday Finds | What’s in My Pocket?

Pocket

Inspired by The Book Vixen’s blog, I’ve decided to start sharing my weekly round-up of Pocket finds. If you’ve never heard of Pocket before, you’re seriously missing out. Go check out The Book Vixen’s blog post about it and get started!

BOOKS AND WRITING:

Why I Love Writing Chick Lit

Blog post by one of my new favorite authors, Samantha Tonge on the International Chick Lit Month blog

Link: http://internationalchicklitmonth.com/2015/05/16/why-i-love-writing-chick-lit/

12 Reasons to Date a Woman Who Reads

By for

Link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/12/you-should-date-a-woman-who-reads_n_7233488.html

Dear Writers: None of Us Know What the F**k We’re Doing

Entertaining article written by Chuck Wending on his blog terribleminds about the writing process and figuring it out.

Link: http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2015/05/12/dear-writers-none-of-us-know-what-the-fuck-were-doing/

The Important of Keeping a Notebook

Link: http://blogs.psychcentral.com/everyday-creativity/2015/05/the-importance-of-keeping-a-notebook/

MONEY & PROFIT:

What Hollywood Can Teach Us About the Future of Work

By for the New York Times Magazine

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/10/magazine/what-hollywood-can-teach-us-about-the-future-of-work.html?_r=0

From Passion to Profit: How to Make Money Doing What You Love

By for FastCompany.com

Link: http://www.fastcompany.com/3045857/passion-to-profit/from-passion-to-profit-how-to-make-money-doing-what-you-love

What If Everyone Didn’t Have to Work to Get Paid?

By David R. Wheeler for The Atlantic

Link: http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/05/what-if-everybody-didnt-have-to-work-to-get-paid/393428/

 

HUMAN INTEREST:

Why I Gave Up a $95,000 Job to Move to an Island and Scoop Ice Cream

By for Elle

Link: http://www.elle.com/life-love/a28091/why-i-gave-up-a-95k-job-to-move-to-an-island/?src=nl&mag=elm&list=nl_elm_news&date=030115

The only technique to learn something new

By James Altucher for BoingBoing.net

Link: http://boingboing.net/2015/05/11/the-only-technique-to-learn-so.html

47 Things I’ve Learned in my 40s

By for the Huffington Post

Link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/andrea-reiser/47-things-ive-learned-in-my-40s_b_7300630.html?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063

7 Appeals to Moms From Women Without Children

By for the Huffington Post

Link:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/helene-tragos-stelian/women-without-children_b_7300970.html

4 People We Must Avoid AT ALL COSTS

Link: http://2helpfulguys.com/2015/05/27/4-people-we-must-avoid-at-all-costs/

Self-Love Saved My Life

Link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ruby-fremon/selflove-saved-my-life_b_7453806.html

BEAUTY & HEALTH:

15 Foods You Should Never Eat

By for Bazaar

Link: http://www.harpersbazaar.com/beauty/diet-fitness/a10284/foods-you-should-never-eat/

Is the SPF in Your Makeup and Skincare Enough?

By Sarah Ferguson for LuckyShops.com

Link: http://www.luckyshops.com/article/spf-makeup-skincare-enough

A New Report Says Some SPF Numbers Don’t Add Up – So What To Do?

By Annie Tomlin, Digital Beauty Director’ for LuckyShops.com

Link: http://www.luckyshops.com/article/consumer-reports-spf-numbers-not-reliable

#BeautySchool: How to Keep Your Nail Polish From Chipping

By for Bazaar

Link: http://www.harpersbazaar.com/beauty/nails/advice/a9994/how-to-prevent-nail-polish-from-chipping/

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

By Dan Buettner for The Huffington Post

Link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/24/15-eating-habits-that-mak_n_7343532.html

The Sunscreens That Dermatologists Wear Every Day

Link: http://www.luckyshops.com/article/dermatologist-preferred-sunscreens

BOOK REVIEWS:

Book Review: ‘Real Romance Prompts Book 1’ By Julian Preston

Book Review found on ThisChickReads.com

Link: http://thischickreads.com/book-review-real-romance-prompts-book-1-by-julian-preston/

NEW BLOG FINDS:

❤ Harlequin Junkie: http://harlequinjunkie.com/

❤ Chick Lit Plus’s YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDnb5YAcjk7pnu25YckVL6g

GIVEAWAYS:

Rock Star’s Girl blog tour and giveaway!

Enter to Win until June 8th on Jennifer Farewell’s blog. One giveaway entrant will win a Kindle Fire HD6 and an ebook copy of SEVEN WEEKS TO FOREVER (her YA romance), TWENTY-SOMETHING by Samantha March, Cat Lavoie, and Laura Chapman (an amazing 3-book collection!), and DANGLED CARAT by Hilary Grossman (a book I’ve been dying to read!)

Link: http://jenniferfarwell.com/2015/05/11/rock-stars-girl-blog-tour-and-giveaway/

 

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