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WOMEN YOU CAN EMULATE

The strong woman knows when to push her luck and when to fold. She knows that life requires us to push ourselves if we want to grow and learn; staying stuck in fear will only breed complacency. She takes risks in order to become better-rounded and test her limitations. This woman knows that a lot of our boundaries can be crossed if we jump the mental hurdles first.

As kids, we believe we can do anything because our parents and teachers tell us we can. We don’t have any fear because the world’s programming hasn’t affected us yet. If we fall down and get hurt as a child, we don’t fixate on the event and allow it to grow into a fear. We simply face our fear over and over until we have learned to master it. Kids remain in the present moment because they have open minds. They want to absorb everything life can teach them.

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Vancouver Police Chief Palmer advice re Personal Safety

Vancouver Police Chief Palmer advises citizens to take responsibility for their personal safety. “If you can not hide, fight. You have every right to defend yourself” Police Chief Palmer Vancouver PD safety tips “Many people fear the possibility of being robbed or assaulted while outside the safety of their home and, though these incidents are fairly rare, they do happen. There are some basic steps that you can take to help prevent an assault or to respond correctly if something does happen. These are basic steps, so they may seem … Continue reading

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Male aggression. Controlling it…female style with defensive skills.

Excerpt from “Wyoming Secrets.” Female defensive skills. Penelope and Rebecca are at a dance club with their girlfriends, enjoying a girls’ night out. “While eating, two guys came over and asked them to dance. Between mouthfuls, Rebecca said, “Thanks fellas, but no, this is a girl’s night out, maybe some other time.” The men persisted, trying to coax at least one of the women to join them on the dance floor. The foursome’s refusal seemed to fuel the-would-be suitors and they kept on and on until finally Rebecca stood up. … Continue reading

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Women, can you defend yourself?

Women. Can you defend yourself against an attack? Would you? The “J” Team series portrays women struggling with violence. The characters share their successes, failures and overcoming fears and apprehensions through emotionally griping dialog and physical skills. The agents’ physical and emotional responses to antagonists draw the reader to the protagonists’ techniques and style used to overcome adversity. Jessica, Rebecca and Elisabeth encourage readers; to leave abusive situations, to change their environment and to accomplish their goals and dreams. Jackson and Jason exemplify supportive colleagues, comfortable with their sexuality/masculinity, exemplifying … Continue reading

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Sexual harassment and assaults. Why is society so blind?

Women do not have to be at the mercy of school administrators or uncaring, unsympathetic law enforcement. Here is an article in Canadian Living. Sexual assault does not always mean, “Rape in a dark alley or rape at knife point.” Included here is an excerpt from “Wyoming Secrets” where Rebecca Simpson is attacked in a restaurant parking lot. The skills she demonstrates are those I teach women. “Have I been Sexually Assaulted?” http://www.canadianliving.com/life/community/have_i_been_sexually_assaulted.php If I may be so bold as to offer my two cents with a personal experience of … Continue reading

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Wyoming Secrets A “J” Team Novel out on Kindle

Praise for “Wyoming Secrets” and the “J” Team Series “Friggin good book dude.” Larry Rode, The Rode Show The Wolf Radio “Author with extensive background in law enforcement pens new suspense thriller.” Black Press “Yes, Jessica reminds me of a big cat, lioness – Bengal Tiger-!! No fear. Once again she has her martial arts to fall back on and plenty of cooooooool.” Eileen “I love Jessica! She is a woman who knows what she wants and how to get it. Am loving the book!” Lucille..A Fan! “Hooah! MAX congrats! … Continue reading

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