Twitter Link Roundup #357 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

Cabin fever is a phenomenon known to any of us who have suffered through cold, unreasonably long winters.

While the specifics may vary from person to person, cabin fever generally encompasses feelings of boredom, irritability, restlessness, and the vague impulse to set fire to the walls.

Feeling stressed out because of a marathon of mandatory stay-at-home days is common, even for people living in routinely cold places – we’re looking at you, Winnipeg.

The restrictions imposed on lifestyle, routine, even the view out the window, can all result in significant elevations in cortisol. Cortisol is a stress hormone linked with increased blood pressure, decreased immune-system efficiency, and problems with memory and learning. Yikes.

To understand more about how the stress of being confined over the long winter can impact your health, read this piece from The Atlantic here.

Now, we hope you enjoy another great set of links and articles that we shared with you over the past week on our crowdspring Twitter account (and on Ross’s Twitter account). We regularly share our favorite posts on entrepreneurship, small business, marketing, logo design, web design, startups, leadership, social media, marketing, economics and other interesting stuff! Enjoy!