WAEP9 Pretty Loaded Keeps You Safe

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Are you Pretty Loaded?

You might not be, yet, but by the end of this episode you might be inspired to get there. Feeling safe and staying that way can be as simple as paying closer attention to the world around you.

Hard to believe?

Beth Warford created Pretty Loaded¬†as a direct response to a scary encounter she had with some young buck who’d stalked her. Now, she and her small team are creating situational awareness PSAs and providing training internationally.

After you watch a few of their videos, you’ll see how becoming more aware (condition yellow) really can keep you safe.

Her down-to-earth, practical approach to self-defense is a perfect fit for the Womanly Art of Self-Defense.

Check out this Psychology Today article for more information about the Grayson-Stein Study that Beth mentioned.

Here’s the link to the elevator safety video I mentioned during our chat.

Here’s Pretty Loaded’s elevator safety video.

As I thought more about the differences between these two videos, it occurred to me that men are often preparing for a potential fight, while women are avoiding a potential fight. Neither bad nor good, just an observation. Both videos offer useful information.

Check out this episode!

MORE GREAT EPISODES

If you’re looking for more information about situational awareness, check out WAEP2.

And if you want more details about aggressive body language, check out WAEP1.

Stay smart. Stay safe.

About KMiller

Kori Miller began studying self-defense when she was 17 years old. Over the years, her formal practice has seen its ups and downs, but her desire to continue learning never has. She's trained in Tae Kwon Do, Shotokan Karate, and Hapkido. It is this last style that won her heart. Her philosophy is, "don't be there, but if you must, then protect yourself." Your personal safety starts with a healthy respect for situational awareness and using powerfully, positive body language. Kori is an author, speaker, and trainer.
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