In this podcast episode, the host delivers a message emphasizing the importance of personal safety and preparedness. They stress that individuals should not rely solely on military or police in times of crisis and should take responsibility for their own safety. Mandi outlines a five-step approach to prioritize safety.


Lessons Learned

  1. Make your safety a top priority

  2. Discuss possible dangerous situations with family

  3. Create a safety plan

  4. Practice that plan

  5. Practice that plan some more


Grab a friend and take my online self defense course (two live 2 hour trainings with me).


She mentioned a book in regards to the psychology of possibly having to terminate another life in order to save yours:  On Killing

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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 situatio


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