Kari Sloan

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10 Wholesome Grain Bowls to Make for Lunch or Dinner

Grain bowls are a regular part of my meal plan because most of the components of this wholesome meal — from the grains and protein, to the veggies …

14 Most-Pinned High-Protein Recipes on Pinterest

If you're looking for some exciting, new, high-protein recipes, Pinterest has you covered. In addition to housing many healthy breakfast, lunch, …

Healthy Eating

Add These 17 Slow Cooker Chicken Dinners to Your Meal Plan

The make-ahead magic of the slow cooker does it again. With the right recipes, this handy appliance is one of the best tools in the kitchen for …

This Flower-Shaped Solar Panel Can Power Your Entire Home

The Smartflower is designed to follow the sun throughout the day, like a sunflower.<p>Solar energy is getting even more buzz lately, with Tesla's new solar shingles hitting the market this month and Route 66 scheduled for a solar panel makeover. But a new product from an Austrian company could soon …

Three Indisputable Traits Of A True Leader

I was flying to a business meeting with an associate when he told me he didn’t think I was a very good leader. (Ouch!)<p>Sensing that God had sent a messenger to tell me that I lacked humility, I took the bait and asked him why. He explained that it was because he’d never seen me yell at anyone. In …

Intermittent fasting diet takes off pounds, makes people healthier

There's more evidence that occasional fasting — actually, just eating very lightly — can help people lose weight.<p>People who ate a special low-calorie diet five days a month not only lost weight, but lowered their cholesterol, blood pressure and body fat measurements, researchers reported …

Diabetes

The Easy Way to Make Unicorn Food at Home

Okay, so Starbucks is now making a Unicorn Frappuccino, which means unicorn food is officially no longer cool, right? (OMG, right.) But if you still …

The Two Essential Elements Of A Great Cover Letter

Cover letters are painful to write, so it’s easy to underestimate their importance. But recruiters have little information to go on when they choose whom to interview, so it pays to take care with every piece of a job application. In a past career I led recruiting at a marketing consulting company. …

How to Escape the Rat Race

Prepare Yourself Now to Make the Leap!<p>Updated February 26, 2018<p>You've got the itch. You want to quit your job. You know you'd do great as your own …

Why You Should Start Skipping Breakfast

"Intermittent fasting" burns fat and makes you healthier—really.<p>Put down the bagel and read this carefully: Skipping breakfast could help you unlock incredible health benefits and live longer. Yes, I'm encouraging you to shatter several dietary rules—never skip meals; eat every two to three hours; …

5 Ways to Tell If Someone Is Untrustworthy

Trust is the superglue of relationships, but if you spot these behaviors, it's time to find a new partner to do business with.<p>I'm going to ask you to trust me on this. It's a lesson I've learned the hard way, and it may be one of the most important ones I have to pass on.<p>It's been said that the …

Psychology

A 5-Second Habit to Rewire Your Harshly Self-Critical Brain

<b>“I acknowledge my own worth. My confidence is growing.” ~Unknown</b><p>Sometimes I feel like a spider whose web is repeatedly torn down. I plan something …

How To Stay Employed

As recently as ten years ago it was considered a good thing to stay with one employer for 10, 20 or 30 years.<p>If you stayed with the same employer and moved up through the ranks, you were considered the cream of the crop among working people.<p>Things have changed! Many if not most employers look …

Employment

No one wants to be wrong: Why each side of the partisan divide thinks the other is living in an alternate reality

<b>U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina March 9, 2016. Picture taken March 9, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake - RTSA4GH (Reuters)</b><p>If someone sees or hears something they don’t want to believe, they probably won’t believe it<p>Lauren …

Critical Thinking

What Climate Change? Trump's White House Touts Energy Plans on Web

The graphics were good, the message was clear, and when you looked at the White House energy page, you could easily see that efforts to combat global …

7 books that will change the way you work in 2017

Over the past year, we've covered a bunch of books that redefine "work" and offer solid tips for making it a less terrible way to spend your time.<p>Our list is a diverse sampling of advice and strategies from business-school professors, psychologists, and career coaches — all with the same goal of …

You Only Need 3 Months To Become A Brand New You (With This Self-Improvement Approach)

You’re sitting in your living room watching a new Tony Robbins motivational documentary about changing yourself. By the end, you’re so excited about …

Barnes & Noble

The bad habits you should give up if you want to be successful

Sometimes, to become successful and to get closer to the person we know we can become, we don’t need to add more things to our lives—we need to give up on some of them.<p>There are certain things that are almost universal. These things, if you give them up, will help you become more successful (even …

Motivation

13 more mind-blowing psychology findings that explain the baffling choices you make every day

We could have gone on forever.<p>Below, we've rounded up <i>another</i> 13 insights into human behavior that were shared on the same Quora thread.<p>Read on to find out why mimicking someone's body language makes them like you more, why an image of eyes encourages us to behave ethically, and why we dismiss …

Futuristic power plant complex generates clean power through wind, solar and geothermal energy

A newly designed futuristic power plant complex, EXOSPHERE, pioneers a unique paradigm for sustainable buildings in the Dominican Republic. Four wind …

Why Apple Cider Vinegar Is So Good For You

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I’ve seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even …

Cider

A controversial theory may explain the real reason humans have allergies

For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a hornet nest the size of a football. An angry squadron of insects clamped onto my leg; their stings felt like scorching needles. I swatted the hornets away and ran for help, …

Immunotherapy

GE's Immelt Signals End To 7 Decades of Globalization

General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt, in a speech that may signal an end to seven decades of globalization, said his company is making a “bold pivot” …

Millions of Americans are facing a serious financial problem that has no name

Today, many are suffering from another problem that has no name, and it's manifested in the bleak financial situations of millions of middle-class — and even upper-middle-class — American households.<p>Poverty doesn't describe the situation of middle-class Americans, who by definition earn decent …

Jimmy Fallon as Donald Trump Calls the Oval Office on The Tonight Show

Jimmy Fallon donned his Trump wig and threw some jabs at President Obama over a phone call, but the <i>Tonight Show</i>‘s Commander-in-Chief threw his own …

Donald Trump

This Tropical Resort Can Be Yours for $49

Dream of owning your own tropical paradise, but don’t have the cash? Well, do you think you could scrounge up $49? That’s exactly how much one person …

Debt Management

10 Mediterranean Diet Main Dishes Under 400 Calories

The Mediterranean diet emphasizes heart-healthy plant foods like fruits, veggies, nuts, beans and legumes, olive oil, whole grains and lean protein …