Chris Franklin

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21 Practical Steps to Be More Peaceful

If you're looking to reduce stress levels, it's likely that you're keen to find more inner peace. It's impossible to just "feel more peaceful," though. There are external conditions as well as internal conflicts that can have an effect on how peaceful we feel. But there are simple, practical steps …

Meditation

7 incredible things that happen once you learn to love being alone

We live in a world of constant contact — a place that’s losing sight of the importance of being alone. Offices are abandoning cubicles in favor of …

Emotional Intelligence

Delicious Side Dishes That’ll Steal the Show at Your Next Potluck

Guaranteed to please.<p>When it comes to any potluck, the side dishes can make all the difference between a ho-hum supper and a real crowd-pleasing …

How To Succeed At Work When Your Teammates Hate You

Dear Liz,<p>I need your help! I’ve had the job for eight months but I was assigned to our main office, 90 miles away, for the first four months.<p>I was training under a woman in that office. I got back to my home office four months ago and it’s been very difficult for me since then.<p>My co-workers are …

4 Ways to Calm Yourself When You’re Anxious

The human brain is good at creating anxiety. The good news is that it's possible to undo your anxiety when you know how you created it, instead of …

Monkeys

Everything You Need to Build Your Own Bodyweight Workout

An effective bodyweight training program can whip you into shape and even pack on muscle, but “effective” doesn’t look the same for everyone. Some …

Make Chipotle's Delicious Cilantro-Lime Rice at Home

Chipotle may have re-opened, but I wouldn’t blame you for being a little skittish about returning, considering everything that has transpired. …

Experiment with Radical Gratitude and Instantly Improve Your Luck

Gratitude makes us happier, makes us less impatient, and can even help improve our finances. If you give <i>radical</i> gratitude a try, you might even find …

Make Foolproof Stir-Fry Dishes with This Simple Formula

Once you know the basics of stir-frying, an endless variety of quick and healthy dishes will await you. These infographics from Cook Smarts tell you …

10 Ways To Become Better At Your Job Today

What’s the best way to become better at your job? We’ve run a number of stories with advice about improving performance. After looking over those pieces and brainstorming with Forbes Leadership Editor Fred Allen, I’ve put together ten tips that should help you get ahead in your current role.<p><b>1. G</b><b>et</b> …

Caramel Chicken

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Don’t be put off by the sugar in this recipe—it’s balanced by the vinegar and soy sauce.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>2½ pounds skin-on, bone-in chicken legs and thighs<p>Kosher salt<p>8 garlic cloves, peeled<p>⅓ cup (packed) light brown …

F*ck Feelings: A Book on How Life Is Kind of Terrible but That's Okay

Self-help books (and blogs) are big business because we all want to believe we can fix our own problems. In <i>F*ck Feelings</i>, Dr. Michael Bennett and …

How to Stop Other People's Emotions from Bringing You Down

Empathy is a terrific skill to have, but too much of it can leave you overwhelmed by others’ negative emotions. Here’s how to stop absorbing what …

How To Follow Up After A Job Interview

Following up on an interview is a critical part of the job search process. We talked to three career coaches about the most effective way to do it. Sarah Stamboulie has worked in human resources for corporations and nonprofits and is now a career consultant in New York. Roy Cohen is a career coach …

Employment

How To Approach The Boss When Conflict Arises

Sometimesthe hardest part of your job isn’t the work; it’s the people.<p>“When you have individuals coming from all different backgrounds and beliefs merging together in the workplace, conflict is inevitable,” says Andy Teach, author of <i>From Graduation to Corporation</i><i>,</i> and host of the YouTube channel …

Prepare to the max

Carefully draw up your meeting agenda in advance, Katz advises. But don't stop there. Make sure the room where you plan to hold the meeting is prepped and ready, down to heating and cooling, lighting and refreshments.