April 11, 2015 / 2014 / May / Friday Roundup

Friday Roundup

submitted May 03, 2014 by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments

Each week, we highlight stories from our newsfeed on Prismatic. No account is required to see what we think is worth reading, so visit our profile often! We update it daily so there is usually something new to check out. Here is a sample of what we liked this week:

3 Southern Comfort Food Recipes to Slow Down and Savor from The Art of Manliness
As kids, Momma would always allow my sister Ashley and I to pencil our dinner ideas into a monthly calendar. For her, such a practice created one less thing to think about – no more “what’s for dinner” questions. Ashley and I also ensured that pizza and taco night were a weekly occurrence.

How To Do What You Don't Want To Do from Lifehack
We all have to do things in life we don’t want to do. For me, it’s laundry, cooking and exercising. For others, it’s something else. Some of these things we need to do on a daily basis, while others are more long-term goals. In a world where every person seems to be a procrastinator, how do you find the willpower to do those dreaded activities in your life?

Episcopal churches look to help communities after deadly storms from Episcopal Digital Network
Episcopal Church dioceses and congregations are helping their neighbors cope in the aftermath of deadly spring storms that lashed a wide section of the Midwestern and southern United States and killed at least 34 people, 15 of them in Arkansas.

To Get Help From A Little Kid, Ask The Right Way from NPR
Motivating children to stop playing and help out with chores isn't exactly an easy sell, as most parents and teachers will attest. But how you ask can make all the difference, psychologists say.

Stanford study finds walking improves creativity from Stanford News
Steve Jobs, the late co-founder of Apple, was known for his walking meetings. Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has also been seen holding meetings on foot. And perhaps you've paced back and forth on occasion to drum up ideas.

Let us know which articles you liked (or didn't) in the comments!