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Listed are the posts for June 2015.

Self-Defense vs. Martial Arts

I have been practicing self-defense strategies on Damian Ross’ website (http://www.myselfdefensetraining.com/)¬†while my daughter has been practicing Karate at the local community center. An acquaintance recently criticized my decision to enroll her in the karate class, saying that martial arts is “just” a sport and won’t do her any good if she is ever attacked. I […]


To Supplement or Not?

I have been riding the fence about dietary/health supplementation. On one hand, I know that even when I’m eating well, seeking out organic whole foods, I can not get the nutrition my body needs from my diet alone. But there is so much conflicting information about supplements, and so many impure synthetic supplements on the […]


Strength to Launch

launch: to start or set in motion. to send forth, catapult, or release. Last week, I read the book Zero to Zillionaire by Chellie Campbell. While the book was full of good advice, the thing I liked best was the analogy woven throughout (I’m an English geek. What can I say?) Campbell used the analogy […]


You Are Only As Strong As Your Resources

(Last Friday’s post… running a little bit late!) Surviving difficult situations often depends on a person’s resourcefulness. What exactly does one do when a job is lost, eviction notices are served, the car breaks down, a loved one falls ill? Scramble! Fast! That’s what you must do. There are resources available to help with every […]