A beautiful letter -- John Steinbeck's 1958 reply to his son's letter about falling in love with a young woman named Susan. (Source: Steinbeck: A Life in Letters; Image: Thom and John Steinbeck with their father in courtesy of UC Berkeley.
May 2011 - The happy secret to better work - Shawn Achor - We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity.
Dear Old Love: Anonymous Notes to Former Crushes, Sweethearts, Husbands, Wives, & Ones That Got Away by Andy Selsberg This is the bomb. I personally like "You were the only worthwhile thing I studied in college.