THE DICHOTOMY OF THREAT AND PERCEIVED THREAT

I´d like you to think hard on something that dawned on me…or maybe gnawed at me…today. The discrepancy (actually the chasm) between actual threat and perceived threat. Even industry “experts” propagate this myth. Actually predominantly. This´ll be short but sweet. In the previous little community/block in which we lived in Canada, we had a noted…

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This Is My “Why”

I’ve been on an unexpected journey for nearly a year now.  A path that I never dreamed of walking down. Yet here I am, becoming an advocate for self-protection training and empowerment. Not only for girls and women, but anyone and everyone.  We’re all at risk, in some form or another, from assault; whether it’s…

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Why is Sexual Assault Training Critical?

Science proves that our brains respond differently and uniquely in the event of a traumatic experience – like a sexual assault. Freezing up, “zoning out”, becoming immobile or paralyzed are all very real, very common reactions to an attack whether it’s at the hands of a stranger or far more likely, someone we know. When…

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