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Anxious or Feeling Down: Can Essential Oils Help?

With a very recent study showing a link between anti-anxiety medications and dementia[1], there is ever-more reason to choose natural essential oils.

A Simple DIY All-Purpose Cleaner That Really Works

“But do they really work?”This is the question we most often hear from skeptics on the topic of DIY cleaning products. And it’s a tough one to …

This Anxiety-Fighting Oil Primes Your Brain to Better Deal with Stress

Vetiver oil has been used in traditional medicine in South Asia, Southeast Asia and West Africa for thousands of years. It’s native to India, and …

Where to buy Quality Pure Essential Oils you can afford!

I used to think that essential oils were a scam, but I ended up finding out that they are a great resource for your natural medicine cabinet for …

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Where Can I Buy High Quality Essential Oils? | Stress Free Mama

I write a lot about using high quality essential oils to reduce stress. I encourage people to buy quality essential oils produced for health and not …

How Do I Determine the Quality of Essential Oils?

What can impact quality?<p>There are a number of ways in which the quality of essential oils can be compromised-from the growing conditions of the …

6 Ways Running Improves Your Health

Running is not only great for the soul but good for your health.<p>You’ve probably heard it said that exercise is medicine. Well, it’s not just a saying; it’s the truth. There’s a raft of scientific evidence that proves that regular exercise (150 minutes per week, which is about 30 minutes five times …

8 Signs You're Running Wrong

<i>Photo by Getty Images</i><p><i>by Amy Marturana</i><p>Running is an amazing way to stay fit and keep your heart healthy. In fact, doing it for just five minutes every …

Pulling The Trigger As A Last Line Of Defense

Advertisement<p>We’ve all seen the classic Mythbusters episode where Jamie attempts to attack Adam with a knife to demonstrate the distance at which a …

Tactical Flashlights: How to Use Them for Self-Defense | The Art of Manliness

It’s late Friday night and you’re walking to your car after a fun evening with your friends downtown. As you turn the corner down an unlit side …

Women's Self Defense

About The SEPS Women's Self-Defense Program<p>A Free Personal Safety & Self-Defense Program<p>The SEPS (Situation Effective Protection System) Women's Self …

Situational Awareness: A Key to Your Safety

In simple terms, Situational Awareness is being more aware of your surroundings. The real question is, can you develop a sixth sense for danger, while still being able to enjoy each and every moment? This was my personal struggle when I was learning self-defense and when I learned how to bring a …

Guns and Violence in the United States, By the Numbers

As the anniversary of the Newtown shooting approaches, the usual gun control advocacy organizations are gearing up their propaganda campaigns to try …

Gun control is not the answer: Opposing view

There will always be people who fall through the cracks.<p>Even before the bodies were cold in the San Bernardino mass shooting, President Obama called for more gun control. He urged Congress to pass a law banning firearms purchases for people on the Transportation Security Administration’s …

Gun-free zones don't work: Shootings are more likely where weapons are banned

Recent shooting incidents in Connecticut and Colorado broke the hearts of millions of Americans. They also brought out the gun-control zealots in …

Column: Gun-free zones provide false sense of security

Killers aren't stopped by these policies.<p>"After a shooting spree," author William Burroughs once said, "they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn't do it." Burroughs continued: "I sure as hell wouldn't want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns are the police …

The Cruelty of Gun-Free Zones

Law enforcement recognizes that gun-free zones leave shooting victims defenseless.<p>Tuesday night, President Obama vowed to “help stop more tragedies …

Stay In or Go Out? A Bigger Question Than You Might Think

Imagine a big, comfortable cage that locks from the inside. All the things you’re scared of, and that can hurt you, are outside the cage and can …

Ten Ways To Avoid Being Killed During A Terrorist Attack - Bearing Arms - civilian counterterrorism, ISIS, terrorism

In light of Friday’s terrorist attacks, it seems only a matter of time before similar incidents occur in the U.S. The question many people are asking …

9 Ways to Dramatically Improve Your Creativity

The more you exercise you creativity, the stronger it gets.<p>Creativity is like a muscle. It must be stretched, challenged, and occasionally pushed past its comfort zone.<p>In a previous column, I shared nine ways you can become more creative in just 10 minutes. I've also shared four must-watch TED …

The positive impact of creating limits

The anecdotal stories Catmul writes about are also backed up by research. Studies in different creative fields have shown that placing constraints on your practice can lean to better results.<p>For example, studies into music practice have found that musicians become more creative when they’re asked …

6 Timeless Quotes on Creativity From Pablo Picasso

Despite his rocky beginning, Picasso, whose birthday is Oct. 25, became one of the most influential artists of the early 20th century, and has a lasting legacy that pushes our creative boundaries today.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This column originally published on</i> …

How to Hack into Your Creativity While You Sleep

We live in an age of multitasking, but there is still one significant chunk of time we haven’t put to good use — sleep. A restful, uninterrupted eight hours of shuteye is important for replenishing our energy, but that doesn’t mean it can’t do double duty and replenish our creativity too.<p>At some …

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Tip Sheet: Create A Family Safety Plan

These guidelines can help you create an environment to better protect your family from sexual abuse. By understanding what puts children at risk of …

The Sex-Positive Parent in the news! – The Sex-Positive Parent

All over the world, people are interested in being a more sex-positive parent, check out these links to find Airial in the media.<p>Podcasts and Radio …

10 Yoga Poses To Heal Migraines

One of my one on one students was taking mersyndol everyday for migraines. After one week of yoga with me he stopped taking them completely. He looks …

Kettlebell Circuit Workout

Hi friends! How’s the day going? Hope your morning has been lovely so far. <3 I’m a little later posting today -did get some Livi-isms up on the …