Verbal Self Defense – a Critical Factor in Self Defense for Women
Verbal self defense, the use of your voice in a threatening situation, is an extremely important tool in protecting yourself. How? Uncommon to popular belief, criminals do not pounce on an individual when the mood strikes them. They attack when they see an opportunity [...]
Did you know the signs of emotional verbal abuse are your friends if you recognize them for what they are?
An adult survivor of severe childhood abuse by her natural father plotted with her sister (also abused) to kill their parents in cold blood. The mother, who watched the children being abuse, took the first bullet [...]
Verbal abuse, or mental abuse, is passed on like a life-threatening disease throughout the family. We choose mates, places of employment and friends based upon family patterns of familiarity. No one ever intends to become verbally abusive, but it happens more often than we care to admit.
• If you are unable to sustain a healthy relationship, [...]
Your aim with self defence should be to avoid confrontational situations altogether. Being aware of your surroundings and the people in it is key to this. However, there could be a time when you find yourself in a situation where someone is being verbally aggressive towards you.
Part of your training should include developing verbal skills [...]
Copyright (c) 2008 Dr Jeanne King PhD
Migraines, irritable bowel syndrome, essential hypertension, chronic pain, insomnia, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, excessive fatigue are just a few of the ongoing complaints of domestic violence survivors. And it’s not surprising.
These conditions [...]
How many times have you found yourself in an argument you didn’t want to be in? You were somehow drug into an argument about something you couldn’t care less about, and now you don’t know how to get out of it and move on.
There are three fundamental elements to effective verbal self defense: [...]
Verbal self defense, the use of your voice in a threatening situation, is an extremely important tool in protecting yourself. How? Uncommon to popular belief, criminals do not pounce on an individual when the mood strikes them. They attack when they see an opportunity available to them. If it?s easy, they will take it. They [...]