8 Safety Tips When Using Uber or Lyft

I think the creation of ride sharing services like Uber and Lyft have been a great addition to the way we get around. Personally, I hated the cabs in DC. They took longer routes to get increased fares and sometimes wouldn’t take you to your destination because the probability of driver picking up another fare in that area was low.

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SHOT Show: Non-Firearm Self-Defense Tools

SHOT Show isn’t just all about the firearms. Many companies that don’t sell firearms come to share products and the latest advances in the realm of self-defense. Around here, you know that we believe that everyone should find a self-defense tool that you are comfortable with and works for your lifestyle.

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Do You Have A Get Home Bag?

Being that it’s National Preparedness Month (Hello, September!), I wanted to talk to you about an essential item that I think every person that doesn’t work from home needs to have. I’m talking about a Get Home Bag. We’ve talked about the importance of developing a get home plan and talking with your family about a strategy in case something should happen. But do you have a Get Home Bag?

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Don't Let Yourself Be A Victim

I am saddened and angry to hear about the news of Mollie Tibbetts. If you don't know what happened, she was a college student that went out for a run during the day, never came back, and they just found her body. My heart goes out to her family and to all the other families that have had to experience this same tragedy.  Sadly, these types of things happen all the time with various outcomes.

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Non-Lethal Self-Defense Tool: TASER Pulse

It should be of no surprise to you that I'm a big advocate of women being self-reliant and being able to defend themselves with whatever tool they choose. While my journey led me to gun ownership, yours may not and that's totally okay.

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Creating A Personal Protection Plan

Being self-reliant starts with a mindset of wanting to be prepared. What's your plan for keeping yourself and your family safe? Do you even have one? It's not just for when you aren't at home, it's for when you are home as well because I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but there is no such thing as a "safe-neighborhood."

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Are You Ready To Be Self-Reliant?

There are many roads that lead us to becoming self-reliant. For some, it unfortunately stems from a bad experience and for others the need happens more naturally. No matter what led you onto the path of self-reliance, I'm just thrilled that you are taking responsibility for your own safety. 

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Winter Weather Preparedness

It's that time of year when the dip in temperatures can bring on some hazardous winter weather. This can include any combination of extreme cold, freezing rain, sleet, snow, and/or high winds which in turn can cause power outages, accidents, blocked roads, damaged homes, and possible injuries.

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