It’s the same sense of outrage some describe as Mama Bear. If anything – and I mean any threat whatsoever – comes at my baby, you’re in for a fight. And I’ve had enough. You have one more chance to change your mind about what you’re doing. If you choose to keep going, I will fight you.
From a Whisper to a Roar (Part 4): Now That I Have Your Attention
By investing a few hours each week, you’re going to take back your confidence, your authority, and your voice. And you’ll protect your loved ones, setting a standard that’ll follow you even after you’re gone.
From a Whisper to a Roar (Part 3): The Stern Voice Says You Mean It
We may think we sound fierce! But we sound like a lion cub squeaking out a baby roar. We need to learn and practice in a safe place so that when some nasty person comes at us, we’re already taking charge and using our voice appropriately.
Throw A Look Before A Punch – Your Gaze Can Change Everything
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” ~Benjamin Franklin
Learning how to use your eyes as a self-defense tool takes solid instruction and feedback to get it right. Sure you could “try this at home” but how will you know if you’re going to just get laughed at and attacked anyway?
Never in the History of “Calm Down” has “Calm Down” Ever Worked – We Need a Better Approach
Let’s be honest. Somebody needs to be the adult here, the calm one, the cool under pressure person, so violence is stopped then and there, as soon as possible. Do you think someone else should be that person? Are you really depending on another person to protect you? Do you want to chance it?
Putting Violence in its Place – But Not How You Think
I had no idea what to do with violence. So I hid and tried my best to keep everyone around me from getting mad at me. Co-dependency much? Oh yes. All day, every day. For years. I mean, if you’re small and weak, what else can you do? We’ll get to that. But first…