In this week’s episode, Mandi, the host and Andrea, the show producer, have a discussion about the best way to start learning self defense and also how to spot a narcissist and what types of personalities they are most drawn to. Listen in as Mandi shares from personal experience.



The book CoDependent No More by Melody Beattie

Article by the Mayo Clinic describing narcissist traits

Article by  Healthline describing empaths

Grab a friend and take Mandi’s online self defense course (two live 2 hour trainings with her).

If you’d like to help sustain this podcast project to help empower others too, buy your host a coffee. Coffee Cheers!

You can find Mandi on Instagram @WomenAwareAndPrepared to message her.

Her website is where you can contact her or sign up for her weekly Tuesday Tip emails (at the bottom of the website) to stay safer and feel more empowered. You’ll receive a downloadable list of Mandi’s favorite 10 things to do to stay safer.

Music by Andrea Hamilton Binley at

The primary purpose of the Women Aware and Prepared Podcast is to educate and inform. This podcast series does not constitute advice or services. Please use common sense for your own situation.

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