How Not to be a Victim: Survival Tips for Women

Thank you Kiss and Thrill for letting me repost this from my other website. I hope that all women out there get the skills to remain safe.

Hugs,

Diana Belchase

 

TOP SECRET WASHINGTON

The theme of this blog is Top Secret Washington because of all the special things I get to do behind the scenes in D.C., but it’s also called this because of my spy series. I love empowered women who can take care of themselves — something I’ve always wanted to be, but don’t always achieve. Part of that takes skills — survival being the dominant skill set we all need, primarily as young women.

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Here are some tips:

  • Don’t walk and talk or text on your cell phone. Pay attention to your surroundings. Same goes for music on earbuds. Don’t get lost in the melody and forget where you are. Paying attention can save your life!
  • Notice if anyone is watching you. Scan the area. Be vigilant.
  • Walk with purpose, carry keys splayed between your fingers as a weapon. Don’t be so overloaded with packages you cannot defend yourself if…

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About Diana Belchase

I am an author, who won the Golden Heart for my suspense novel Spy in the Mirror and was a Golden Heart finalist, once again, for my second novel, Spy in the Harem. I am also a triple Daphne Du Maurier Award for Mystery and Suspense Finalist for three other books. Please follow me at my website: DianaBelchase.com, or friend/follow me on facebook and twitter. I blog on KissandThrill.com. See you there!

Posted on September 20, 2016, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 9 Comments.

  1. Thanks, Diana. This is really good information.

  2. I hope it helps someone out there, but it’s a shame we need to be vigilant. I hope one day we just don’t have to worry about stuff like this anymore.

  3. Great post, Diana! And I love the new site- Top Secret Washington. Everyone should check it out if they haven’t already.

  4. Invaluable advice, thank you for sharing!

  5. Such a great post, Diana!!! Thanks for sharing it. i just hope none of us ever have to worry with bad things happening.

  6. Always need a refresher course, thank you, Diana.

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