Coffee Reads of the Week – forget me not

Some of the articles I enjoyed reading over the net are worth sharing, too. Check out my weekly posts via the Coffee Reads series. I’ve got my google reader to back me up so do also check out my shared reads. Enjoy!

careers: 5 things your boss won’t tell you
Playing it safe can backfire. Failure is success. Give up control. Sometimes you have to boss your boss. Be a little naughty.

finance: why the rich don’t feel rich by Laura Rowley
I am fascinated by the Todd Henderson controversy. As you may have read by now, Henderson is the University of Chicago law professor who blogged that he is not rich, even though he earns more than $250,000 a years with his physician wife. That puts their household in roughly the top 3 percent of earners in the U.S. and is four times the median income.

shopping: beauty expert pick – save or splurge? by Sara Hennessey
Splurge on facial moisturizer. Save on shampoo and conditioner. Splurge on good brushes. Save on products with SPF. Splurge on foundation. Save on eye makeup remover. Splurge on tweezer and eyelash curlers. Save on mascara. Splurge on hair dryers and flat irons. Save on toners. Splurge on an anti-aging night cream. Splurge on a good hairbrush.

personal: 24 things you might be saying wrong
The Reader’s Digest version of all confusing words and seemingly random rules you missed in English class.

health & fitness: easiest way to detox by Andrea Cespedes
Detox programs aim to improve your health and well-being by cleansing your body from the toxins of processed food, car exhaust, pestides, environmental pollution and cleaning chemicals. You do not have to embark on a complicated meal plan with expensive supplements to detoxify your system.

health & fitness: 5 fitness myths you need to forget
Walking is not as effective as running. Exercise increases hunger. It doesn’t matter where your calories from. Diet alone is enough for sustained weight loss. There is no best time for exercise.

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