Lively Links

Hey lovelies. This week, I finished up my honors thesis research (yes!), judged a high school Speech tournament, sang at a Midnight Arts Cabaret, spent a lazy brunch gossiping with a girlfriend, and chose to chill out with my sales management textbook over watching the Super Bowl. Feel free to judge--I stand by my decision. How was your week?

Lively links:

Brown button, white noise. Lifesaver.

This article about a Minnesota town's war on gay teens is one of the most heart breaking things I've ever read. It disgusts me that this is happening in my own state, let alone at all. Regardless of your beliefs, no one should be bullied because of their sexual orientation and suicide is not something that should be taken lightly. Please take the time to read it and share it if you feel so inclined.

I'm slightly obsessed with this version of Skinny Love. I apologize in advance to my roommates for singing it constantly around the apartment.

Speaking of obsessions, has found a soft spot in my heart. I particularly adore this one

I did a bit of apartment hunting with a girlfriend this afternoon. I'd like this one (with present furnishings), please.

Just try to get this out of your head after you watch it. It's a winner.

The ultimate business how-to: how to write a farewell email without making your coworkers cringe

If your life has been feeling a little blah lately, here's how to be more interesting in 10 simple steps

I registered for Twin Cities Marathon again and this time I'm actually going to train for it.

Finally, great advice for making it count.

Happy Sunday!