Jennifer Jacques

63 Flips | 12 Magazines | 7 Likes | 22 Following | 29 Followers | @JennJacques75 | Wife and Mother saved by His grace. Second Amendment advocate, increasing CTE awareness, writer, wine lover, runner, and karaoke queen.

12 Easy Ways to Get Over Your Laziness

Stop making excuses for why you cannot get it done and start focusing on all the reasons why you must make it happen, here are 12 easy ways to overcome your laziness so you can reach your goals.<p>Being highly productive isn't a natural talent for everyone. Some of us have a naturally strong work …

10 Shockingly Simple Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Ever wondered why some people seem to have it all - success, happiness, money, love - and other people seem to lean into the struggle every single day? It's not just luck. They have habits that are different from everyone else, and they put those habits into regular practice.<p>The best part is, these …

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How fat cells work and why it’s impossible to “burn” them off

When we think about our weight it’s often tied to how much fat we have in our bodies.<p>But in early 2016, scientists debunked body-mass index (BMI), a calculation of someone’s percentage of body fat based on their height and weight, as a measure (paywall) of overall health. The authors argued that …

This Animation Was Created Using Old Photos from the Early 1900s

Here’s an amazing short film titled “The Old New World” by photographer and animator Alexey Zakharov of Moscow, Russia. Zakharov found old photos of …

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7 Simple Daily Habits to Sharpen Your Intelligence

Give your brain a daily workout to sharpen your focus and become more intelligent.<p>You probably spend at least a couple of hours each week training your body--doing cardio, weight training, or even just walking. You're training your muscles to stay pliant and strong, your joints to stay fluid, and …

Body & Soul Boot Camp: Yoga for a Clear Mind

Get centered and clear-headed with this 15-minute meditative yoga class<p>We're all stressed out at some point during the day—it's how we handle our …

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

Milwaukee snubs Trump

Cruz and Trump both campaigned near the city Monday night. It didn’t go well for Trump.<p>MILWAUKEE — Sixteen miles separated Donald Trump and Ted Cruz on Monday night, but the distance between them felt much greater.<p>Trump, the national front-runner, arrived to a half-empty auditorium at the Milwaukee …

The Truth About Carbs (and Why You Should Be Eating Them)

Ask a friend or coworker about carbohydrates and you could get an earful: They’re bad for you. They’re fine—but only if you work out. They’ll make …

5 Surprising and Inspiring TED Talks by Women Leaders in 2015

What would you say to the world after a decade of silence? What would you design if you could print out your clothes? What kind of leader would you …

The Best Times to Sleep, Wake, Exercise and Eat Are Based on Age, Circadian Rhythms

If you're wondering what the optimal times are to engage in certain activities, listen to your body's circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythms are physiological, mental and behavioral changes governed by the body within a 24-hour clock, according to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. …

Fitness Truths: three reasons you're not burning fat

If you’re hitting the gym each week and still not seeing results, there could be a few things you are just not getting right.<p>Before you start looking at the nitty gritty of your fitness plan - are you taking the right supplements or timing your carbs perfectly after your workout? - look at the …

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37 Words and Phrases That Immediately Increase Your Credibility

Want your writing or speech to be more persuasive? These words will help.<p>If you think choosing precisely the right words doesn't matter much, you're wrong. A single word can have amazing power to change human behavior, usually without our being aware of it. Which means those who know how to use …

Armed Citizens May Be the Solution to Terrorism, Says Interpol Secretary General

In an interview with ABC News, Interpol Secretary General Ronald K. Noble said:<p>"Societies have to think about how they're going to approach the …

Wisconsin Democrats Call For Ban Of Most Semi-Automatic Firearms - Bearing Arms - Gun Ban, Wisconsin

As Wisconsin Republicans work to pass legislation broadening concealed carry permit holders’ right to carry, state Democrats propose a bill which …

Here's how much exercise you need to see results

So what's the shortest amount of time you can work out in order to start seeing some of these benefits?<p>A new paper, published in the Viewpoints section of JAMA, reviews the existing evidence on that question and concludes that this magic number is merely minutes.<p>In several studies the authors …

Scientists Have Discovered Why High-Intensity Interval Training Is So Effective

Fitness fanatics take note.<p>Athletes and personal trainers have known for some time that a few minutes of intense exercise can produce the same …

Vince Vaughn: Banning guns in schools is like 'banning forks' to prevent obesity

Season 2 "True Detective" star Vince Vaughn shared a few truths of his own with GQ in its July issue, but what he had to say is proving pretty controversial.<p>Specifically, what he said about guns and gun ownership. Vaughn asserted the right to not just own a gun, but to carry it in public.<p>"We don't …

Latest Anti-Gun Moves in California Support Sheriff Clarke’s ‘Gun Confiscation Mission’ Warning

To some, there is no such thing as a plan by our government to infringe upon our Second Amendment rights to keep and bear arms.<p>In fact, if you live in liberal California like I do, you would most likely be laughed at if you dare to claim otherwise. A large chunk of Americans conclude that only …