Happy Sunday! As always, Links We Love brings you our favorite health and fitness information from around the web. This week, we're looking at healthy habits: from brewing coffee in a French press to professional laughing competitions. We want to spread the love and share kickass content in the wellness world, and here are our picks:

Why We Overeat at Holidays And How to Stop
Dr. Susan Albers dishes on why it’s even harder than usual to stay away from the cookies around the holidays. To cope, she suggests a bunch of easy reads on stress, relationships, and emotional eating. (via Bookish)

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Inside the World of Competitive Laughing
Don’t laugh, we’re serious. One reporter shares his experiences at the Canadian competitive laughing competition, an event that’s ultimately about “spreading joy.” (via Pacific Standard)

So, You Have Gonorrhea. Who Tells Your Ex?
A public health department in the Pacific Northwest is dialing up patients’ exes to deliver the news. Awkward conversation avoided? Check. (via NPR)


Best Foam Rolling Exercise Every Busy Professional Should Do
Marc Perry talks about the most effective ways to do self-myofascial release, a form of self massage that can counter the negative effects of sitting hunched over at a desk all day. (via BuiltLean)

How to Use a French Press
Coffee experts lead us through the full process, from how to clean the machine to the proper pouring technique. Voila! A fancy cup o’Joe. (via Food52)

Morning coffee

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