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Editor’s Notebook 4

The Editor’s Notebook posts are my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy!

What I’m Loving This Week


Grammar’s Great Divide: The Oxford Comma. My grammar may be more loosey goosey now that I’m no longer a book editor, but I’ll always love and respect the serial comma.

17 Things Happy People Say Every Day. Love these! My favorite is “Tell me more.”

Five Tips for Evaluating a Business Idea. The creative ladies at A Beautiful Mess can help you figure out if your new idea is worth your time and energy.


“What Is Love” Haddaway cover by Kiesza. Remember voguing in the clubs with all your raver friends in the 90s? No? Maybe that was just me. Anyhoo, this haunting version of the 90s dance hit will stick with you longer than…well, Haddaway’s career.

6 Powerful Psychological Effects That Explain How Our Brains Tick. I use “The Pratfall Effect” often in my blog content.

You Know When You Have Plenty of Time and Still Don’t Get Things Done? That. Sometimes it just takes putting pen to paper to get you moving forward instead of continuing to stare at your computer screen like a zombie.


Story: The Fact Is, It’s Nice To Be Appreciated. I love Gretchen Rubin’s videos, and this one is about how we shouldn’t expect to get “gold stars” for our actions, but it feels wonderful to be noticed for our kindness.

The Future of Self-Improvement, Part I: Grit Is More Important Than Talent. Are you really looking for productivity…or is it self-control?

5 Ways To Live Without Regret. A great reminder that you are not a victim, and you have much more control over your life than you might think.


The Difference Between Inspiration & Motivation. Smarty pants Jess Lively makes a clear separation between these two ideas and shows you how you can use your values to get what you want.

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4 Comments

  1. Sarah @ Long Island Nerd on April 27, 2014 at 2:52 pm

    You always post the best links! I can’t wait to read the 17 things happy people say and the five tips for evaluating a business idea 🙂 I hope you are having a great weekend!



    • Sage Grayson on April 27, 2014 at 9:03 pm

      Thanks, Sarah! I hope your weekend was awesome. 🙂 So DO you have a business idea???



  2. Tracy on April 27, 2014 at 12:32 pm

    Great links. I love the Gretchen Rubin video and I am going to read the 17 things happy people say everyday now.



    • Sage Grayson on April 27, 2014 at 9:04 pm

      Thanks, Tracy! Gretchen Rubin continues to amazing me with her stories and thoughts on happiness.