Links to Take a Break With — Vol. 1

pumpkin barsBecause it can’t be all work all the time, right?

Every month, we send out our Workplace Lifestyle email newsletter. We call it “a guide to working happy, staying healthy, and living your best life.” We take the best, most timely content and send it out so our customers don’t miss any opportunity to take advantage of a new product or money-saving opportunity.

Part of the email every month is a section called “Links to take a break with” and it is a collection of fun stuff, self-improvement tips, and strategies to cope with our world around us. In case you missed it, here are the links from our latest email.

Love it or hate it, the infamous pumpkin spice latte is back on the menu at Starbucks. To “celebrate”, here are three pumpkin-themed recipes you can use to annoy your friends who still think it’s March:

  • Brown butter pumpkin bars (pictured) with caramelized white chocolate mascarpone buttercream (drool)
  • Fancy pumpkin agnolotti (basically ravioli)
  • Pumpkin bread with salted maple butter (better than banana bread)

Miss the gym? No iron, no problem. Here are some bodyweight workouts and here are some more once you finish the first. Finally, check out these 23 easy at-home workouts.

New-ish documentary: Akashinga: The Brave Ones profiles the Zimbabwean female rangers who protect key animal species against poaching and extinction. Avatar’s James Cameron was an executive producer.

Wanderlust: The Drive Listen web app shows you the feed of a car driving through a few dozen global cities with local radio playing.

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Greg Bussmann
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Greg Bussmann is a Marketing Specialist at Office Essentials. He is a lifelong, proud St. Louisan, a technology enthusiast, and father to four teenage daughters. He spends his spare time providing rides, chaperoning dates and trying to keep track of his credit cards. He also enjoys watching the St. Louis Cardinals when it's his turn to use the remote. Email Greg anytime.