The NFL season is now underway. Are you excited? I’m curious if you play fantasy football. I haven’t ever played. Honestly it’s more because ofSteaming-cup-of-coffee-The-10 the time commitment than anything else. If you play, how much time do you spend on it each week? Let me know on Twitter or Facebook.

Before you tweak your fantasy lineups, check out these articles and books!

Book I read this week: Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us by Michael Moss. This book won’t just make you resist processed foods the next time you walk through the grocery store. It will make you angry when you see these foods.

Book I’m reading next week: Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade by Robert Cialdini. I learned so much from his bestselling book Influence that I must read his brand new book!

Standing might improve more than your health: Want to Get More Done at the Office? Just Stand Up by Daniel Akst in The Wall Street Journal

The sleep idea is probably very important: 6 Things You Can Do Every Day to Prevent Weight Gain by Jenny Sugar in Popsugar

Exercise and Fitness
I talked about many women’s fears of going to the gym recently. Here’s more on it: Do Free Weights at the Gym Make You Nervous? Read This by McKenzie Maxson in Greatist

I sit more than I like because of all the writing and online work I do. This study is good news for me: Hour of Exercise a Day May Offset Sitting’s Toll by Steven Reinberg in WebMDWoman lifting weight at gym

Social Media and Communication
Many people say they struggle to create content because they wonder if they will come up with ideas: The Art of Finding Ideas by Robert Bruce in Copyblogger

Do you use Instagram for business purposes and not just sharing personal photos? 7 Creative Ways to Increase Instagram Followers by Sue Zimmerman in Socially Sorted

Productivity and Self Improvement
The way he begins and ends the day is so important: This Is The Ultimate Routine For A Perfect Work Day by Harry Bradford in The Huffington Post

Great article. I love the mantra she tells herself: How to not give a shit (even though you really do) and be kind about it all. by Danielle LaPorte in

Did you like one of these articles or books? Do you have any others to share? I’d love to hear your thoughts below!

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