Christine Swanson

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This is the most insane way to be smarter, confident, and resilient

That critical voice in your head. Always telling you how you’re screwing up. Always putting the worst-case-scenario front and center. We all have it. …

Self-help

Her Friends Said She Was ‘Too Fat’ to Run. Here’s How She Proved Them Wrong

“I didn’t walk, and I didn’t slow down. I just ran my heart out, every step.”<p><b>Name</b>: Maria Ursetti<b><br>Age</b>: 36<b><br>Occupation</b>: Barber<b><br>Hometown</b>: Avon, Ohio<p><b>Start Weight</b>: 186 Pounds<b><br>End Weight</b>: 123 Pounds<b><br>Time Running</b>: About 10 years<p>I was watching the news, and saw the clips for the Boston marathon in 2010. I …

Marathons

Make Me This Shrimp Scampi Recipe and I'll Help You Move Into Your Six-Floor Walk-Up

Drive you to the airport? Mow your lawn? Make me this shrimp scampi recipe and I'm there.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down.</i><p>If you want me to show up to a location or perform an arduous task, casually slip in the fact there will …

Seafood

Here Are the 50 Best Dumbbell Moves For Fat Loss (Plus 30 Workout Videos Using Them!)

Before you do anything, bookmark this page! It's the ultimate guide to the most effective dumbbell moves. Along with getting strong, weight lifting …

Workouts

A Trainer Over 40 Shares Her Best Fitness Tips

"Why Women of 40 and 50 Are the New 'Ageless Generation'" reads a headline from the UK-based publication, the Telegraph. According to the brand's …

Exercise

Add strength to your running with bodyweight exercises

Most runners know they should strength train. Here are some simple ways to add strength to your running routineThe post Add strength to your running …

Workouts

7 Stovetop Summer Dinners From 1 Grocery List

I don't know about you, but peak summer is when my weeknight cooking game really hits a wall. It's partly because I cook more on weekends during the …

Cooking

If You're Planning on Starting the Keto Diet, You Need These 7 Must Haves From Amazon!

We get it, committing to a new diet can be a scary task. Especially if you're trying the keto diet. Short for ketogenic, this superpopular weight-loss regimen consists of eating low-carb and high-fat foods, which ultimately helps burn more fat. In addition to having the perfect grocery list, we …

Nutrition

5 steps that can change how others perceive you for the better

The most successful people aren't necessarily born the most beautiful, talented, or into the most educated families — but they have mastered the art of believing in themselves.<p>As a coach and author who has helped others increase their self-confidence at work, I can tell you: Confidence can be …

Self-improvement

10 Easy Keto Lunchbox Ideas — A Lunch Box for Everyone

Considering the high-fat, low-carb (and incredibly popular) keto diet is based on meat, eggs, cheese, and plant-based fats (nuts! avocado!), it's …

Healthy Eating

Tomato-Parmesan Mini Quiches

From: Diabetic Living Magazine<p>These individual mini quiches are a fun take on a traditional quiche. Leftovers can be refrigerated or frozen for an …

Spices

Does Exercising Affect Your Hormones? You Might Feel These 8 Changes

When we think of exercising, we tend to think of the benefits for mood and energy, as well as our physical health. But exercise can have an even more …

Avocado Egg-In-A-Hole

If this seems strangely familiar, it's because it's at the center of our (much-loved) avocado egg-in-a-hole toast. We make this variation when we're …

Breakfast

Cilantro-Lime Shrimp Wraps

"Cilantro lime" is a flavor profile we never get over: It's got a kick from cumin, the tang from lime juice, and fresh zing from cilantro. You can …

Seafood

‘It feels impossible to beat’: how I was floored by menopause

For Rose George, menopause has proved far worse than ‘low moods’. It feels like a derangement. And what the hell is it for?<p>I stare stupidly at it. It’s nothing much to look at. It’s only a small pile of clothing: the shorts and tank top that I wear in bed, which I have thrown on to the floor before …

Women's Health

How 10 High Achievers Handle Haters

Haters, critics and naysayers. Anyone on the path to success has them and must learn to stay motivated, despite the criticism or discouragement. Ten high performers and advisors from The Oracles share their secrets for handling haters.<p><b>1. Make criticism your fuel, not your kryptonite.</b><p>It’s all about …

Motivation

These 8 Common Bedroom Layout Mistakes Actually Take Moments to Fix

You'd think that bedroom layouts are easy to figure out. You pick the best wall for the bed, flank it with a couple of nightstands, maybe add a …

Home Decorating

This is the Ideal Breakfast if You Want to Lose Belly Fat!

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Starting your day with a healthy, nutritious meal can make you feel more energized and prepared for …

Not all unkindness is bullying. Here’s why we need to teach kids to differentiate.

In my work as a teacher I’ve noticed in recent years that parents frequently default to the term “bullying” to describe a lot of undesirable interactions their children have with peers. Bullying is tragically real, with devastating consequences in both the short- and long-term. But bullying also …

Parenting

Intermittent Fasting’s Health Benefits Extend Far Beyond Weight Loss

The American habit of eating around the clock is partly responsible for our epidemic of obesity and chronic disease.<p>Intermittent fasting has become a …

Weight Loss

7 Brilliant Mental Tips To Prevent You From Overreacting In Any Situation

When something happens that gets your blood boiling, it's hard not to give in to your first instinct and react emotionally — but nothing feels worse …

Self-help

17 Inspirational Personal Growth Quotes from Some Truly Exceptional People | Inc.com

From the day we are born, we grow. And as we get older we not only grow physically but mentally and spiritually as well. We all need support and motivation to help with this journey we call life and inspirational quotes can often help us find our true calling.<p>Here are 17 inspirational quotes to …

Motivation

7 Genius Ways to Prevent Wrinkles While You Sleep

Make the most of your beauty rest with these derm-tested tricks.<p>You've said it before: "I need my beauty sleep!" as you crawl under the covers for a …

Skin Care

This is how intermittent fasting can affect your mood

If you’ve ever given intermittent fasting a shot, you’re likely familiar with some of the benefits of time-restricted eating after you’ve been doing …

Holistic Medicine

5 Easy Recipes That Helped This Woman Drop 60 Pounds

Natalie Jill transformed her body with simple dishes that use fresh, seasonal ingredients.<p>When Natalie Jill began mapping her weight loss journey, she refused to count calories or live on boring diet foods. Despite that, she dropped 60 pounds and she looks amazing. Now, this 46-year-old mom and …

Food

Running Taught Me How to Live the Life I Want

When I casually stumbled upon running eight-plus years ago, I didn’t realize how much of a profound impact it would have on my life. I know, “Things …

Maxine Waters

Baked Shrimp Scampi

Directions<p>Preheat oven to 425°. In a large bowl, combine shrimp, butter, white wine, lemon juice and zest, shallot, garlic, 2 tablespoons parsley, …

Seafood

Pan-Roasted Chicken with Lemon-Garlic Brussels Sprouts and Potatoes Recipe

"A delicious one-pan dinner that tastes like you cooked all day but only takes a small amount of hands-on time. Great flavor and easy clean-up! We …

9 Chilling Psychological Thrillers To Add To Your Reading List Now

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Books

18 Foolproof Ina Garten Recipes

When planning a dinner party, we often think, what would Ina do (WWID)? The consummate hostess, Ina Garten makes entertaining look easy, and her recipes have yet to fail us. We've rounded up 18 of her most tempting options, including a chocolate layer cake, retro-fabulous cheese straws, …

Cooking