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- Jane Smith

Personal Coach

Defending yourself against scammers: 3 easy steps

Most bad guys who want to hurt you have to find and attack you in person. Not so with scammers, who can reach you through mail, phone, social media, and other remote means. They can’t injure you physically, but they can get you somewhere else it really hurts: your savings. When someone scams money away

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Self-defense is a human right…but what does that mean?

Self-defense is a human right. I say it often here at On Her Own, but it’s perhaps not always very well defined. It’s the idea that we can stop others from injuring or killing us and it’s nearly universal. What gets complicated is figuring out what someone hurting us looks like, and when hurting them

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How to stay safe from mall shootings

The media loves to turn shots fired into an active shooter situation, with all of the implications of that phrase evoking a crazed madman wandering about and firing guns randomly into a crowd. It’s more dramatic that way, and scarier for you as the reader. It makes you wonder if you or a loved one

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Thanksgiving 2021

We’ve talked about gratitude before, and why it’s so important not just to show your appreciation to those around you but for your own mental health and well-being. While it’s important every day, it’s no surprise that it becomes top of mind in the United States this time of year with Thanksgiving around the corner

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Lessons from the hunt: A story I tell about myself

It’s Sunday afternoon, and I just filleted off several pairs of duck breasts to marinate before I sear them off for dinner. Not wanting to let the bones go to waste, I tossed them into a pot and turned the burner up on high to let them take on a little bit of color. As

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Shoot Like A Girl / Beretta Waterfowl Hunt – Part 1 of ???

Good morning, folks! It’s 4:47am local time and I’m sitting at the gate at my airport, waiting to board my flight to Houston. From there, I’ll be whisked off to Rocky Creek Retrievers, where I will be spending the week learning how to hunt waterfowl with Shoot Like A Girl and Beretta! As I mentioned

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