Christine Peters

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How to Plan Financially for the Death of a Spouse | Investopedia

Marriage takes teamwork and each of us comes to the table with different skill sets and plays different roles to make it work. If something were to …

5 Ways Powerfully Confident People Gain Mental Strength

Confidence and mental strength often go hand in hand.<p>One aspect of confidence that is rarely discussed is mental strength. While you may be able to identify a confident person based on their presence--the way that they carry themselves as they enter a room--you may not as easily pinpoint the …

Self-help

22 Delicious Salads That Are Actually Filling Enough To Eat For Dinner

Salads can be way tastier than you'd think.

Why exercising on an empty stomach is the secret to weight loss

You may think you need food to fuel your workouts, but you are wrong.<p>Recently, the advice that suggests loading up on carbohydrates before exercise has been called into question. Yes, consuming carbs before exercise can increase performance in certain fields like sprinting and sports that use power …

10 Truths About Life That We All Need to Remember

Many people see happiness as simply being positive all the time. But this couldn’t be further from the truth.<p>If you want to experience happiness, we …

The single best type of exercise for your brain, according to scientists

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including two new studies published this spring, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period of time — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, overwhelmingly beneficial impact on …

19 Natural Beauty Products That Actually Work

Yes, you can do a natural deodorant that really does make you smell good.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.<p>And if you want to be featured on BuzzFeed, follow the BuzzFeed Community on Facebook and Twitter!

11 Habits Of Ridiculously Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few--the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask …

4-Ingredient Salted Peanut Protein Balls — Just 60 Calories!

Crunchy on the outside. Soft and chewy on the inside. We apologize, but you probably won't be able to stop reaching for these salted peanut protein balls.<p>It's OK, because at just 61 calories per ball, these treats make a great snack before or after a workout. Each ball offers 2.4 grams of protein …

3 Game-Changing Natural-Beauty Products I Discovered on My Trip to South Africa

When most people visit South Africa, they spend their time going on safaris, having barbecues (known as "<i>braais</i>"), or enjoying the scenic coastal drive to Chapman's Peak. When an <i>Allure</i> editor travels there, it's about all of that—plus scouting out the best local beauty products, of course. Such was …

Skin Care

7 Exercises For a Strong and Stunning Midsection

Core training is always a hot topic. If we're honest, we all want that toned midsection for Summer, and from a health perspective, a strong core is vital. Especially as we get older and especially if we're stuck at a desk all day. Posture, balance, lower back health — they all relate to the …

Should You Visit the Florida Keys?

<b>My Answer is yes and no - Here is why.</b><p>After living in Miami for over 20 years, I would say yes. But when I first arrived in Florida, and drove that long skinny road down to the final and southernmost destination in the USA, I did not even think it was that pretty.<p>I had seen nicer roads when leaving …

Using the 5 Love Languages to Reclaim Your Marriage

I had just returned from a four-night mission at a tiny little village on the outskirts of Zabul Province, Afghanistan when I stumbled upon this little gem. I was exhausted, hungry and in desperate need of a shower when an Army chaplain picked me up from the Blackhawk landing zone to take me back …

20 Everyday Habits That Sabotage Weight Loss Goals

If you Google “how to lose weight” you get nearly a million results. You’d think with all the weight loss tips out there, we’d be a nation of people …

Fitness

Trading Shots: On the gleeful response to Ronda Rousey's fall at UFC 193

Holly Holm and Ronda Rousey<p><i>In this week’s Trading Shots, retired UFC and WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to look at</i> …

MMA & UFC

10 Calorie-Burning Exercises More Effective Than Running

10 Calorie-Burning Exercises More Effective Than RunningCANOTTIERI CEREA, TURIN, ITALY - 2015/11/08: The Olympic gold medallist Mahe Drysdale (NZ) in …

The 7 Best Weight-Loss Snacks That Aren't Fruits or Veggies

Because you can only eat so many baby carrots and celery sticks.<p>RELATED: 20-Minute Healthy Dinner: Spicy Chickpea Salad<p>RELATED: 12 Insanely Creative New Ways to Eat Avocado

6 Superfoods Your Grandmother Ate -- That You Should Too

Back in her day, Grandma probably had no idea what "eating clean" was. And even if you tried explaining it to her, she'd probably say she didn't give a hoot. Still, her diet wasn't all Salisbury steak and Jell-O salad. Your granny and her gang ate plenty of foods that were actually really healthy, …

What You're Eating May Be Jacking Up Your Face

That late-night chocolate bar or extra glass of Merlot may have some remarkably unpleasant effects, says one expert.<p>Before your reach for that second cookie (a pour another glass of wine), consider this: Your diet may be affecting more than your weight and health, it could be ruining your skin too. …

5 Easy Swaps to Get More Fiber and Boost Weight Loss

When you think about “slimming” foods beans probably don’t spring to mind. Most people think of green salads and lean proteins as the keys to …

Nutrition

Cedar Log Wood Bowl

DIY Sandblasting Cabinet and Etching Glass<p>Modular Outfeed Table<p>Wooden Gordian Knot<p>PVC Class<p>I love that you really detailed how some things were hard …

Woodworking

9 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Running

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Jenna Autuori-Dedic for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>While all you technically need to do is lace up your sneakers to get started with your running routine (find out how to buy the perfect pair here), turns out there's way more need-to-know info. And who better to turn to for tips than some of …

The Back-To-Basics Workout That Never Fails

No complicated moves or fancy equipment -- just four classic, effective exercises you already know how to do.<p>Using 4 tried-and-true moves (pushups, squats, planks and jumping rope), this 16-minute routine works the upper body, lower body and core, and includes cardio—all the ingredients for an …

The 10 Exercises You Should Do Every Day to Stay Fit for Life

Of course, maintaining your long-term health requires more than just a regular exercise habit, but physical fitness is certainly a significant part of the equation.<p>However, beyond the more traditional notions of physical fitness -- running a marathon, boot camp style workouts sessions or extra …

5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Recipes For Those Busy Weeknights

So easy.<p>We love the slow cooker for how much easier it makes our lives. Not only does it cook us dinner and dessert, but we can hack it into a steamer when needed. Plus, it turns out, it's pretty easy to clean, too.<p>In the name of ease and simplicity, we set out to find the easiest, simplest slow …

The Easy Weeknight Recipes Our Top 50 Chefs Actually Make at Home

We asked five chefs plucked from our 50 Best New Restaurants of the year to share the simple recipes they actually make at home.<p>We asked five chefs—all plucked from our 50 Best New Restaurant nominees—to share the simple but stellar recipes they actually make at home. In the mix: the easiest energy …

The best and worst alcohol to drink if you want to lose weight

<i>Summer often means hanging by the pool and sipping a cold one. But this can be tricky if you’re trying to lose weight. YourTango is here with the</i> …

8 Healthy Eating Rules That NFL Players Live By

Guys who play football for a living have realized what they put into their bodies drastically impacts their performance on the field. The days of …

Nutrition

13 Fitness Moves That Give Victoria's Secret Model Izabel Goulart Her Insane Body

The girl works for those abs.<p>Model Izabel Goulart, 30, has a body so sick that at first glance she appears possibly not to be human — maybe she's from Mars? But scroll through her Instagram and you'll very quickly see that the 5-foot-10 Brazilian stunner clocks in a lot of time at the gym to sculpt …

24 fruits and vegetables that will extend your lifespan

<b>(CnOPhoto via Shutterstock)</b><p>No one food is going to change your life, but a diet rich in these fruits & vegetables will start you on your way<p>Larry Schwartz<p>September 14, 2015 10:57pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>It may come as a shock to regular readers of health publications, …

Nutrition