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Recognizing Anxiety in Others: Situational Awareness

In my last blog I gave pointers on how to deal with several psychological dispositions that could occur after prolonged shelter in place or quarantine and do occur at varying levels in every person's lifetime. In this one I want to do something a bit different. I want to get back to our situational awareness… Continue reading Recognizing Anxiety in Others: Situational Awareness

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Situational Awareness in Human Supervisory Controls

My last blog began a discussion of an issue that prevents us from being situationally aware: The psychological distancing of self from the environments around us and relationships we’re involved. I won't recall the points made in that article, but I do encourage you to read it as it will help this one make better… Continue reading Situational Awareness in Human Supervisory Controls

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Situational Awareness: Tracking the Development of Events

In my last blog it may have appeared that I was targeting mobile phone users. I wasn't really. It was just an example of how distracted our society is today, an illustration of a distraction that most of us can relate to in one way, shape or form. It was the beginning of a subject,… Continue reading Situational Awareness: Tracking the Development of Events

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Situational Awareness: Getting Off Your Phone

There are a lot of aspects to self-defense, some of which have nothing to do with throwing a punch or kick. . . .  For example, last night I was walking my dog along a dark, dimly lit portion of road. This particular area had a lot of unoccupied land for my dog and me… Continue reading Situational Awareness: Getting Off Your Phone

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The Responsibilities of a Martial Artist

Imagine you're out with your friends. It can be anywhere, restaurant, movie, grocery store, . . . You're enjoying yourself.  It's been a good day with people you enjoy and have enjoyed sharing the day with. Are you relaxed?  Most people are in situations like that. Now, imagine a person or group of people approach… Continue reading The Responsibilities of a Martial Artist