Chloe Franklin

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5 Ways to Kick the Habits That Sap Your Mental Strength

No matter what goals you've set for yourself, you'll struggle to reach them if your brain is working against you. The way you think affects how you …

Self-help

This Flowchart Helps You Decide If That Impulse Purchase Is a Good Idea

In the moment, you can justify pretty much any purchase decision. Maybe you do need a third coffee maker and more flannel shirts—they’re 40% off! But …

There’s a wrong and a right way to talk to your dog, according to science

Dogs are special. Every dog owner knows that. And most dog owners feel their dog understands every word they say and every move they make. Research over the last two decades shows dogs really can understand human communication in ways no other species can. But a new study confirms that if you want …

Pets

Time Management: How to Get the Most Out of Your Day

We’ve all read blogs or books that tell us how important time management is. But most books can’t even simplify the message to fit on one page.<p>Well, …

Productivity

Eating Only Plants Doesn't Mean You'll Never Be Full: 4 Recipes That Prove Just That

Many moons ago I was a vegetarian, and recently with all the buzz around plant-powered diets I've been reminiscing about how I felt when I ate mostly …

How to Act Self-Confident

As the saying goes -- 'fake it 'til you make it.'<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>To help with confidence development, simply try “acting confident” to the outside world, practicing how it feels. The outside “show” helps the inside “take.” It’s okay to display confidence you …

Self-confidence

In Just 2 Minutes, This Famous Philosopher Will Make You Weep And Reconsider Your Life Priorities

And you'll never imagine how he does it.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You're just going to keep working, aren't you?<p>You're going to keep slaving away, buy more and bigger things, believing that, at some point, you've made …

10 Harsh Lessons That Will Make You More Successful

Everyone fails in life, and failure can be a crushing experience. The only thing that separates successful people from the rest is how they respond after they fail.<p>When facing obstacles, you have to decide if you're going to let them be the excuse for your failure or if you're going to make them …

Self-improvement

How to Finally Stop Focusing on the Negative

For many of us, it’s second nature to focus on the negative. We tend to dwell on criticisms (while brushing off compliments), and brace ourselves for …

The Secret of Writing

It's hard to explain how much one can love writing. If people knew how happy it can make you, we would all be writing all the time. It's the greatest …

Writing

3 Tips For Finding Your Ideal Workflow

When most of us think of flow at work, we may think of charts, project plans and deadlines. But there is another kind of work flow that is incredibly important, especially for entrepreneurs.<p>Hungarian psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi popularized the concept of “flow” in the early 1990’s. …

Self-improvement

5 Effective Ways to Change Your Behavior And Improve Your Life

But I'll be honest, it will take some courage.<p>Lets be honest: Change Is hard. And sometimes we set goals that we can't meet. Stuff happens. Most of the time, however, it's "stuff" that we have full control over.<p>If you're stuck and looking to change up your strategy to set better goals and be more …

Period Skin 101: How (and Why) Your Skin Freaks Out

Period problems are one of those inevitables that often comes along with being a woman: Our boobs hurt. Our tummies bloat. Our brains trick us into thinking that cupcakes are a cure-all. (They aren't?) But have you ever noticed what happens to your skin on your period? Sometimes, our skin throws a …

The Surprising Diet That Sheds Excess Body Fat

Having trouble shedding those pesky remaining pounds? Sometimes, as much as we do to eat right and work out, there's always that bit of body fat that …

Lose 10 Pounds With Our No-Deprivation Diet

Try this simple menu of delicious, filling meal options that boost energy and trigger weight loss.

3 Simple Ways to Get Gorgeous Skin

No matter your age or skin type, a few secret weapons added to your regular routine will ensure complexion perfection all day long.<p>PREP WITH FACE OIL<p>Start by applying a lightweight, hydrating face oil on clean, flake-free skin. Unlike creams, which can absorb unevenly and lead to streaky foundation …

Skin Care

How To Live Your Best Bath Life

Rub-a-dub and all that<p>‘Tis the season… for baths? Yes, for baths. They provide some indulgement during what’s supposed to be a joyful time but tends to be comprised of stress due to lack of money and impending year-end deadlines. Plus, the weather’s dipping and showers have turned from pleasurable …

Beauty: teen skin is the loveliest – here’s how to look after it

Many teens, while keen to avoid or treat spots, seek a solid maintenance programme that keeps skin comfortable<p>It’s understandable that teen skincare products are geared towards problem conditions such as oiliness and acne, but this default assumption doesn’t apply to all. Many teens, while probably …

The Fitness Machine That Shook Up My Pilates Routine for the Better

Combining the Personal Power Plate with one of my favorite forms of exercise—Pilates—made the workout feel new again.<p>I’m taking an exercise class at …

Suspension Training for Runners

Keep injuries at bay and become a stronger runner with these suspension training exercises<p>I’m sure most runners have heard by now that they should …

Workouts

'I Was Considering Weight-Loss Surgery Before I Tried this Workout and Lost 75 Pounds’

Sarah Hancock thought she was out of options.<p><b>Before:</b> 220 lbs <b>After:</b> 145 lbs<p>The first time someone called Sarah Hancock “fat,” she was 5. By middle school, she felt she was destined to be heavy. Both of her parents were overweight, and their house was always stocked with tempting carbs.<p>The …

This Barry’s Bootcamp Workout Will Strengthen Your Core In 20 Minutes Flat

Pressed for time? This 20-minute workout from Barry’s Bootcamp will maximize your limited schedule and leave your abs on fire. To perform the …

The 15-minute low-impact boot camp workout you can do right now

If you spent the year pushing yourself to reach your fitness goals (I can’t quit you, gallop), it’s time for some low-impact relief.<p>This is where LIT …

Time-management tricks to stay healthy this holiday season

I love to exercise and I generally gravitate toward nutritious food, but making healthy choices during the holidays can be a challenge. Holiday treats are everywhere. Plus, I find it harder to find time to exercise between doing errands and holiday functions.<p>The trick to staying relatively healthy …

3 Ways To Keep Exercising Even When It's Uncomfortably Cold Outside

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a very real, very common disorder that affects more than 3 million people each year. The symptoms of SAD can …

Workouts

5 Drills to Help You Achieve Your First Pull Up

<b>One of the key things we’re working on with clients right now is their pulling strength.</b> There are a few reasons for this. Firstly, it’s because pull …

11 Exercises To Relieve Lower Back Pain

If lower back pain is a constant annoyance in your life, you might be wary of working out in fear of making it worse—and understandably so. However, …

4 Whole-Body Stretches You Haven't Tried Before

Stretching can feel good, but it should still feel like you're working your body. These not-so-ordinary stretches will take you slightly out of your comfort zone so you can start feeling results. Try to push yourself without straining your muscles, and hold each stretch for at least 30 seconds. …

Develop Your Inner-DGAF Confidence And Stop Worrying So Much

Ever notice how some people just have that DGAF confidence? It’s like no matter what happens around them or to them, they just simply can’t be …