Splendid Sundays Volume 92Sunday, July 08, 2012
A handful of splendid finds from around the worldwide web:
*A Stanford professor reveals how reading fiction can boost your brain.
*Pinterest is the number one social media platform for wedding planning in the United States, and it is also catching on for weddings in India.
*The "Busy" Trap
*How knowing a foreign language can improve your decisions.
This week in The Splendid Collective:
*Some of my research on millennials was cited in an article on Bob Vila's (yes, America's handyman) blog this past week.
*A new feature called Noted. -- featuring splendid thoughts from splendid people every Saturday -- launched on Think Splendid yesterday.
*From the Form + Function Blog: A really smart, level-headed approach to handling criticism from co-workers (or from anyone, really).
Recent wedding job postings: Wedding Planning Intern at Haiku Mill (Haiku, Hawaii) // Various Positions at A Monique Affair (Oakland, CA) // Wedding Planning Internship at Lovelee Affairs (Atlanta, GA) // Social Media Intern at Tim Duncan Events (Virtual Position) // More wedding industry job openings
Wedding Statistics: 35% of couples married in 2011 with premium wedding budgets ($31,000-95,000) spent between $46,000-$75,000.