Flashbacks can make us victims. This sobering reality must be addressed so we can learn how to overcome whatever comes at us.
Learning To Heed Emotions Is Self-Defense: Here’s How
We can’t afford to self-medicate negative emotions away with alcohol, cigarettes, drugs, food, video gaming, and social media. You name it – most of us know where our weaknesses lie. We realize we need to face those difficult emotions somehow or other, perhaps through therapy or other means. We must be honest and deal with whatever’s going on, including our feelings.
The Power Behind It: The Physics of the Fist
At Tigress’ Roar, we welcome you into a group that’s been there, done that, and continues to learn and grow. We’re doing something most wouldn’t even attempt because it seems too hard. But we’re on a journey together, offering encouragement when someone gets confused or frustrated or wants to give up. Realizing we can’t do this alone, we link arms and move forward together. Because it’s just that important, and we know it.
Who Are You? Self-Awareness is Self-Defense
It’s a great bit of advertising, certainly a catchy phrase. Most of us who heard it growing up, and over the years saw it morph to “You’re worth it,” and finally its current iteration, “We’re worth it.” But darling, you’re worth so much more than being able to change your hair color. You’re worth protecting, and once you get that idea firmly established in your heart and mind, you’ve got a super secret self-defense tool worth treasuring – and maintaining.
Kicking It Like You Matter
The why of all this is simple. You deserve to be protected, and the best one to protect you is you. That includes learning when and how to deliver that kick. And to bring the fire fueling it from the sense of outrage and righteous indignation we help you learn in our classes.
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…