Build a Comforting Fire Safely

Self-Defense and Safety is sometimes just doing things in a sensible, cautious manner. I often tell people, if they truly knew how boring 90% of executive protection work is, it wouldn’t seem nearly as “sexy”. Being as we have a serious cold front coming (and a bunch of snow) I thought this might be a

Protect Older Relatives from Theft and Fraud

I view self-defense and personal protection as including many facets and categories. Maybe it’s the police officer in me, or that I simply like people. But I also look to see how I can protect others as I have developed the skills and ability to protect myself. Working in law enforcement, one of the things

Survival Tips If Your Car Gets Stuck in a Blizzard

Once again, self-defense and more importantly personal protection isn’t always about fighting, grappling, and violent conflict. Sometimes it’s just a matter of being prepared. Getting trapped in your car during a blizzard can be a terrifying experience. But it doesn’t have to be fatal, if you stay calm and follow these survival tips: Stay in

Stay Safe and Awake at the Wheel

Self-Defense and Personal Safety often involve the not-so-sexy and oh-so-important issues of good decisions and preemptive actions. Let’s talk about keeping you and your family safe on the road. A nap can be pleasant and relaxing—unless you’re at the wheel of a car when it happens. The U.S. Department of Transportation estimates that sleep-related driving

Keep Your Kids, and Yourself Safe this Halloween

Self-Defense isn’t always about fighting. More so self-defense, or what I would call Personal Protection, begins with some simple everyday safety items. Halloween is one of the most popular holidays of the year. Who doesn’t love dressing up and getting candy and other treats? You and your family have to be cautious, though. Follow these

Stay Safe on the Scariest Night of the Year

  I know some think self-defense has to be some awesome and dangerous thing. But the truth is that everyday self-defense often involves just being careful. Here are some tips to help with that end. Children and parents alike enjoy Halloween—the costumes, and the candy, and the chance to spend some time together. Just remember

Family Safety

Keeping your family safe is always a major concern, and the good news is that even in today’s world, there are a number of simple things you can do to help reduce possible dangers and increase safety. A good way to help secure your family’s safety is by getting to know your neighbors better, whether

Be Prepared for Medical Emergencies

In case of an emergency, would your friends or family know how to contact your doctor or explain to an ER nurse what medication you are taking? One crucial thing you can do this fall is to gather your important health information into an easy-to-review format such as a binder or pocket folder. Make sure

Have a Safe Road Trip

Family car trips are a summer standard. Here’s how to make your next long-distance car trip enjoyable and safe: • Pack a first-aid kit, water, blankets, snacks, and a flashlight. • Bring headphones for all electronic devices, so noise doesn’t distract the driver. • Schedule frequent rest stops, so kids don’t get restless. • Keep

How to Avoid Tantrums during Family Travel

Travelling with children can be a lot of fun, but there is also a downside. No one wants to be on the road with a child who is having a temper tantrum, but happily there are ways to avoid letting children get to that point in the first place. It is important to work out