Tag: personal safety

Women’s Self-Defense and Safety with New U Defense

Overview Season 1, Episode 5 We welcome Sergeant Deborah Kalish, Community Relations Manager with the Johns Creek Police Department and founder of New You Defense. Deborah’s self-defense program, READY, stands for Recognizing, Empowering, and Defending Yourselves, and is geared towards women and young ladies. In this riveting episode, Deborah shares invaluable tools and tactics for… Read more Women’s Self-Defense and Safety with New U Defense

The Self-Initiative Project is Now OwnGuard Solutions

You read that right! The Self-Initiative Project is now OwnGuard Solutions. Fear not. Our content is coming along with us; and it is time to grow it all in order to have an even greater impact! Sometime late in 2017 is when I first proclaimed to Denis Haynes, “my brother from another mother,” that I… Read more The Self-Initiative Project is Now OwnGuard Solutions

Everything You Wanted to Know About OC/Pepper Spray

Whether you carry OC (Oleoresin Capsicum) or pepper spray for self-defense, it’s crucial to understand how to use it effectively. While many people purchase pepper spray as a precautionary measure, few take the time to practice with it, leading to potential misuse in critical situations. This guide will help you understand the importance of proper… Read more Everything You Wanted to Know About OC/Pepper Spray

Building a Comprehensive Trauma Kit for Emergencies

In times of crisis or accidents, being equipped with the right tools can make the difference between life and death. Whether you’re out in the wilderness, on the road, or in the comfort of your home, having a well-prepared trauma kit can be a crucial asset. Inspired by recent advancements and personal experiences, I’ve revamped… Read more Building a Comprehensive Trauma Kit for Emergencies

The Importance of Carrying a Flashlight

In any situation, having the ability to see clearly can mean the difference between life and death. This is especially true in low-light environments or during emergencies when visibility is limited. That’s where flashlights come in. These handy tools provide the illumination needed to navigate dark spaces, identify potential threats, and signal for help when… Read more The Importance of Carrying a Flashlight

Enhancing Security Outside Your Home

In this two-part series, we’ll explore practical ways to enhance safety and security in and around your home. This post focuses on exterior measures you can take to improve the overall security of your property. Ensuring the safety and security of your home begins with taking proactive measures on the exterior. By addressing various elements… Read more Enhancing Security Outside Your Home

The Importance of Parking Under or Near Light for Safety

When you find yourself needing to go to a store at dusk, dawn, or after dark, one crucial safety measure to consider is where you park your car. Parking under or near light can significantly reduce the risks associated with navigating parking lots in low-light conditions. This article delves into why this simple strategy can… Read more The Importance of Parking Under or Near Light for Safety