This week’s stories feature some advice on how to focus, be happy, and cherish every day of the week (that’s right, even Monday). There was also a controversial piece on the effects of the buy-one give-one model, most prominently popularized by Toms Shoes. Be sure to voice your opinions below.
1. Why Every Monday Matters
Matt Emerzian makes a compelling case for why we should value our Mondays.
Check out the report from the United Nations Conference on Happiness on the secrets to happiness.
3. How To Reverse Your Hard Wiring For Distraction
Olivia Fox Cabane has some useful tips on how to clear your cluttered mind and focus on the now.
This can of chips morphs into a bowl, you know, because we needed an easier way to stuff our faces with chips.
Check out Cheryl Davenport’s controversial article on why Toms might be inadvertently harming those they are trying to help.
Lydia Dishman makes the case for unlimited vacation. Perhaps you should share this story with your boss…
Google has spruced up Google+, but is it too little, too late?
Austin Carr exposes Amazon’s suspicious content counting practices.
This infographic cleverly sums up Instagram’s rags-to-riches story in a few short frames.
Nike’s Casey Neistat took his advertising budget and ran out on a trip around the world. Check out the result.
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