Grown-Up Saturday Morning Cartoons: Weekly Article Roundup for April 14-20

Good morning, lovely people, and happy Saturday!

I’d say that it’s an especially happy Saturday after last night’s capture of the remaining Boston bombing suspect. That piece of awesome news ended what was generally a week of awful news (warning: that link goes to an article which makes prolific use of the f-bomb; if you’re not a fan of such things, don’t read it) on a much-needed high note.

Also awesome? We had a huge thunderstorm last night. I love me a good thunderstorm, and this one didn’t disappoint.

Image Source: Capital Weather Gang (Washington Post)

Yesterday my mom and I went to both Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s for an epic food shopping extravaganza, which means that this morning will soon be completed by GF strawberry pancakes. If you hear a strange noise right now, that’d be my stomach growling in anticipation.

In the meantime, though, here’s this week’s article round-up — grab a beverage (or some pancakes) and enjoy!

Health & Wellness

NYT: Why We’re Motivated to Exercise, Or Not

The Atlantic: Relationships Are More Important Than Ambition

NPR: Low Sodium Labels Woo and Confuse Consumers

MindBodyGreen: 10 Ways To Get Healthier at Work


Stress Relief

Huffington Post: Laughter Benefits: Why Humor is the Best Way to Cope

Greatist: How to Manage Workplace Stress

Huffington Post: Teach Yourself How to Relax: Here’s How


Gender Issues

The Atlantic: Good Daycare Was Once a Top Feminist Priority, and It Should Be Again

NYT: An Overwhelmed Mother’s Departure Memo

Cogent Comment: The Rape Culture Project

The Guardian: The Everyday Sexism Project: A Year of Shouting Back


Humor and Warm Fuzzies:

Tressugar: Why You Should See Girl Rising

BuzzFeed: The 15 Most Ridiculous World Leaders of All Time

Huffington Post: Baby Hedgehog Fights T-Shirt To The Death

Maurice Williamson, New Zealand Parliamentairian, Gives Speech on Gay Marriage

EOnline: Allison Brie Imitates Popular Memes

3 thoughts on “Grown-Up Saturday Morning Cartoons: Weekly Article Roundup for April 14-20

  1. Jorie April 21, 2013 / 2:50 pm

    Awesome links, Lillian, I just opened about 10 of these links for Sunday reading ๐Ÿ™‚ Love it! Thank you for sharing!

  2. Meredith April 22, 2013 / 6:12 am

    Grocery shopping and brunch with my mom are two of my favorite things! Hope you had a special weekend together ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Sara @ Nourish and Flourish April 22, 2013 / 11:44 pm

    Ooh, GF strawberry pancakes?? You have my attention! I sure hope you’re planning on sharing the recipe. ๐Ÿ˜‰

    As always, thanks for the fantastic article link-up. I’m going to check out the NYT exercise motivation article right now; my mom and I had a debate about this very topic over the weekend!

    Happy Monday!

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