Jennifer Jacques

63 Added | 12 Magazines | 7 Likes | 22 Following | 21 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 | Inc.com

Being highly productive isn't a natural talent for everyone. Some of us have a naturally strong work ethic, while others really like our sitting-around time. But we always seem to find time for the things we want to do.<p>Laziness, on the other hand, appears for very specific reasons. Maybe we don't …

Procrastination

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 …

Self-improvement

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 …

Nutrition

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 …

7 Simple Daily Habits to Sharpen Your Intelligence | Inc.com

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 your body's physical systems to run optimally.<p>But how much time do you spend …

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 …

Meditation

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.

TED Talks

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 …

Republicans

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 …

Nutrition

Jenn Jacques Unveiled: The Basics

We all wonder where some of these firearm bloggers get their start. Some start because they have done well in a certain shooting discipline and have …

2015 Gun Rights Year in Review

For most gun owners, NRA members, concealed carry permit holders, and Second Amendment supporters, 2015 was a pretty good year. We’ve fought hard to …

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 …

Women Leaders

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. …

Sleep

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 …

37 Words and Phrases That Immediately Increase Your Credibility | Inc.com

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 powerful words convincingly have an advantage over everyone else.<p>Consider …

Self-improvement

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 …

Liberals Push Gun Control, Ignorant Rhetoric Following Attacks in Paris

I cannot imagine the horror the survivors of last night’s attack in Paris witnessed and I pray peace and comfort will embrace the family and friends …

Quick Hit

Sometimes, part of growing up is realizing you need to work within your strengths and weaknesses, and continue to work in order to better yourself …

The Starbucks Red Cup Outrage is a Fauxtroversy… and here’s why

Okay, I’m going to be honest: I absolutely <i>did not</i> have any idea what it was or how the outrage over Starbucks festive red cup got started this week. …

Howard Schultz

Maintaining an attitude of gratitude isn’t easy, but it’s worth it!

Sometime ago, I heard a radio program featuring Dr. James Dobson. In his Focus on the Family message that day, he said that “a grateful heart is a …

People for the Ethical Treatment of Hunters

Today, I have the distinct pleasure of picking apart a little blog (I can’t in good conscience call it an article) I read last night. I also think we …

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 …

Guns

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 …

Exercise

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 …

Exercise

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 …

Guns

The Future of NRA Education Programs

Originally published at OutdoorHub.com and reprinted with permission.<p>Most people think of the National Rifle Association as a political organization. …

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 …

Guns

Obama Demands Background Checks for Responsible Gun Owners, But Not For Criminal Job Applicants

In his push to overhaul the American justice system, President Obama has requested that former prisoners not be asked about their criminal histories …