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In this week’s show, I share an update on my pregnancy and play a classic interview with my friend Tessa Zundel of HomesteadLady.com about various aspects of homesteading, including raising chickens and goats, seed swapping, urban homesteading, and family health & nutrition! Listen HERE Follow Homestead Lady on Facebook or on her blog at HomesteadLady.com. […]
Author: Julie Behling-Hovdal
Posted: July 29, 2014, 8:53 pm
Today I am exactly 2 days shy of my “due date” with baby #1.  In general, I definitely believe in letting Mother Nature take her course with pregnancy and length of gestation.  But I have absolutely no problem using holistic methods and Mother Nature’s own medicines to help prepare my body for the big event […]
Author: Julie Behling-Hovdal
Posted: July 28, 2014, 2:03 pm
By Rebecca Potter Imagine you’re in the woods taking a lovely hike, enjoying the sights, smells and sounds of nature. You’re lost in thought and not paying attention… suddenly– BAM! Poison ivy or poison oak creeps up on you and ruins your perfect escape to nature. Has this scene ever happened to you? If it […]
Author: Rebecca Potter
Posted: July 24, 2014, 4:53 pm
In today’s episode of the Essential Survival Radio Show, I re-play an interview with Lori Caraballo aka Prepper Chicks. Lori shares her thoughts on natural medicines and preparedness, and how she used essential oils to get off Rx pain killers after a knee surgery last year. Lori also shares her top essential oil picks for […]
Author: Julie Behling-Hovdal
Posted: July 22, 2014, 5:48 pm
A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend the Young Living Grand Convention here in Salt Lake City, UT.  It was the 8th Young Living convention I’ve attended and as always, I had an enlightening and invigorating experience.  One of the things that excited me the most about this year’s convention was the […]
Author: Julie Behling-Hovdal
Posted: July 21, 2014, 4:09 pm
By Judy Shewmake Usually we look to essential oils for healing, wellness, and renewal, but I’ve found that essential oils have a place at the end of life’s journey as well. Life is an exciting journey there is a specific beginning and end with an indefinite time in between. We recently welcomed a new granddaughter […]
Author: Judy Shewmake
Posted: July 17, 2014, 6:01 am
Today I interview an old friend, Melanie Hobby.  When she was just 19 years old, Melanie was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease.  Years later, Melanie began seeking out answers for her health and began to experiment with diet.  Today Melanie is free of Crohn’s Disease and loves to help inspire others experiencing chronic illness to make […]
Author: Julie Behling-Hovdal
Posted: July 15, 2014, 3:23 pm
This week I will reach the 38 week milestone of my pregnancy.  One marathon is almost down with a couple others – birthing and then parenting – about to begin! In today’s Essential Survival TV episode I share what items you need to have on hand in the event of a home birth – whether […]
Author: Julie Behling-Hovdal
Posted: July 14, 2014, 1:32 pm
By Rebecca Potter Over the past couple of years, I have received many questions about where I got my herbal education and what resources I would recommend for anyone wanting to learn more about natural healing with herbs. I am always delighted to share my resources, information, and recommendations because I proudly support and promote […]
Author: Rebecca Potter
Posted: July 10, 2014, 6:16 am
By Heather Vargas Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome ( PCOS ) is an endocrine system related disorder that impacts 1 in 10 women, that’s roughly 5 million women alone in the United States.  Often if you have a mother or sister with PCOS you will most likely will have it; however, in my case neither mother or […]
Author: Heather Vargas
Posted: July 7, 2014, 8:20 am

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