Regina's Journal



Today is the Winter Solstice in the Northern hemisphere…

By Regina Rowley | December 22, 2015

The following article is from a blog I came across. I am sharing it with permission, as is stated in the final paragraph. You may or may not agree with everything Andrea shares. At least be open and do your own resesarch, then, make your health a priority. Sleep, quantity and quality, is imperative to […]


Savvy Holidays

By Regina Rowley | December 16, 2015

Enjoy fun and festivites! I hope you are making time to be with those who inspire and empower you. While being savvy about safety is a daily activity, here are a few specific thoughts to keep in mind. Check previous posts for more on travel safety. We covered travel safety in November. Shopping or dining: Keep […]


Schemes, Ploys, Con-Artists… Little Things?

By Regina Rowley | December 2, 2015

In the big picture of life, being scammed out of a few bucks is “a little thing”. When we look at the potential “What ifs” our “Creeper Meeter” should be in alert mode. You have just walked out of the movie theater. You are in your car and lock the door. Before you leave….  What […]


Home Invasions – Invasive & Dangerous

By Regina Rowley | November 1, 2015

Home invasions are invasive and dangerous. Creating the habit of locking all of your doors and windows greatly reduces the opportunity. To some, this is a natural habit already. For others it bears repeating. College Station, TX has been experiencing home invasions. The intruder has entered unlocked doors. Women have awakened to a man standing […]


Savvy Safety for Halloween

By Regina Rowley | October 31, 2015

Savvy Safety Whether you opt to Trick-or-Treat or attend a community event here are Six Savvy Safety tips. S: Swords, knives, and other costume accessories should be short, soft, and flexible. A: Avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or with a trusted adult. F: Fasten reflective tape to costumes and bags to help drivers see you. E: Enter or Excuse… […]


5 Tips, No Tricks

By Regina Rowley | October 31, 2015

5 Halloween Tips, No Tricks Costumes, Candy and Family Critters Family canines may think they need to protect their home and loved ones. The scary costumes and/or mean pranksters could be frightening for your furry critters. Keep your pet away from the front door if Trick-or-Treaters are coming by. No candy for your critters! Packaging […]


Parking Lot Safety

By Regina Rowley | October 28, 2015

KUTA– Keep Up The Awareness Parking Lot Safety It was with a sad heart and because of an incident in a community where many of my friends and family live, that I write this blog today. Parking lots are one of the top three locations women are assaulted. Knowing this simple fact should make […]


Miners or Real Estate Agents?

By Regina Rowley | October 24, 2015

Being a miner includes operating equipment, excavating, loading and transporting natural materials. They work underground and in open mines. Being a real estate agent includes studing property listings, interviewing prospective clients, accompaning clients to property site, discussing conditions of sale, and drawing up real estate contracts. Which career do you think has the highest rate of […]


She Fought Back…

By Regina Rowley | September 17, 2015

It was Just Another Morning… Every day seems like just another day. We get up and go through our morning routines, fulfill our obligations and come home to unwind and enjoy restorative sleep. All is well when the rest of the world allows us to carry on with life the way we plan. However, we […]


Woman Attacked in Restroom

By Regina Rowley | August 20, 2015

Seldom are women aware of the potential danger that comes with using a public restroom. “It never even occurred to me that it wouldn’t be safe to be in a restroom,” said the Indianapolis woman who asked not to be identified. The top three locations women are assaulted are at home, parking lots/garages and public restrooms. We […]


What Does Confidence Look Like?

By Regina Rowley | August 7, 2015

What does Confidence look like? Confidence is your verbal and most importantly non-verbal communication. It is taking up space, like your hands on your hips. Making eye contact and fronting the person you are speaking with. Fronting is directing your toes and torso toward the person. Have you ever thought “Confidence, some people have it and […]


WIN! Real Life Skills for Children

By Regina Rowley | July 20, 2015

KUTA Kids WIN! Real Life Skills for Children “As a teacher you are energetic, dynamic, approachable and very knowledgeable. It’s easy to see this is your passion and you truly want women to learn and be safe. When I was 13, I was sexually assaulted. If I had known the techniques I do now, that […]


Host a Presentation in Your Community or at Your Workplace!

By Regina Rowley | July 20, 2015

Host a Presentation in Your Community or at Your Workplace! Class Options: Host an interactive self-protection presentation Introducing women to Smartsafe training. These seminars are ideal for communities or organizations that have an interest in developing an ongoing Smartsafe program. Lecture and Demonstration Participants will learn a new approach to personal security, including awareness and […]


You Are Not Alone

By Regina Rowley | July 20, 2015

This post is for those who are struggling due to surviving a toxic childhood. If you had the good fortune and luxury of a healthy and loving relationship with your dad, may this post serve to help you gain insight. It is no secret that I am a survivor of childhood domestic violence and sexual […]


I Needed Someone to Believe Me… Save Me

By Regina Rowley | June 20, 2015

“Your story does not have to define you, you can come out on the other side.” ~Debby Madera “I was about 6 years old, with three younger brothers, when my world turned upside down. My mom divorced my dad, we moved to El Paso and she remarried. My mom’s new husband was a high school teacher and […]


Misguided Mindset

By Regina Rowley | June 5, 2015

So much information out there, and educated awareness has been displacing my childhood and societal teachings. I have come to the computer today with the recent observation. One person will feel inclined to whistle at or make suggestive statements regarding someone’s attactiveness based on what is being worn. The same mindset leads to comments about a woman […]


Stepping Stones From Skeletons – Signs of Healing

By Regina Rowley | May 20, 2015

Stepping Stones From Skeletons is an ongoing series on my blog: KUTA Empowered Women. This is a platform for survivors to encourage, inspire and share so other survivors can find their own voice. #NoMoreSilence Thank you for sharing your strength and your voice Raquel.   I am prepared to blog about what happened to me […]


Her husband had just left for work…

By Regina Rowley | May 5, 2015

Random? What do you think? Man broke into a home and tried to sexually assault a woman. Frankfort police said it happened just after 6 Friday morning at a home on Hawthorne Drive. The victim said her husband had just left for work and she was getting ready for her day when someone broke into her home. Police said […]


Do you Zone Out?

By Regina Rowley | May 2, 2015

Are you like a runner? I have several friends who are. They really enjoy the benefits of hitting the path. For some, this includes zoning out and escaping the mental focus our daily activities require of us. Unfortunately, our community had a couple of incidents with women being attacked. Here is a recap from a recent […]


Bad Samaritan vs. Xena

By Regina Rowley | April 20, 2015

The woman was pinned to the ground by her attacker, who straddled her. She was screaming when the door of the train car opened at the North and Clybourn stop. Another man boarded the car. She screamed for help, hoping the man would do something. But, she told police, the man took off. Police said no […]


April Musings…

By Regina Rowley | April 1, 2015

April, a month of showers and flowers as Spring unfolds in vivid shades of green, purple, yellows and reds. The bluebonnets, indian paintbrushes and dandelions blanket the roadsides. Spring is my favorite time of year as all is new and fresh. It is also the month I attend the Every Victim Every Time conference each year. My mind is grapling with the […]


Mardi Gras Safety

By Regina Rowley | March 1, 2015

The parties have already begun! Are you planning to join in the festivities for Mardi Gras this year; bead throwing, parades, parties, gumbo and beignets? Maybe find the baby in the King Cake? Celebrations are a much needed break from our normal routines. They provide an opportunity to relax and de-stress.  🙂 While there is […]


No Foolin’…

By Regina Rowley | February 20, 2015

Love is respect… respect yourself and respect others. Part of respecting yourself is to make time to take care of your emotional and physical well being. This includes time with family and friends, other than your significant other; eating properly and getting enough sleep; doing activities that put a smile on YOUR face. April is […]


Information Overload Anyone?

By Regina Rowley | February 5, 2015

Hello Dear Friends! I hope you have closed out 2014 on a positive and promising note. 2015 is an unwritten book, ready for us to live with purpose and fulfill our legacy! Since applied knowledge is power, we must first gain the knowledge in order to apply it. This is an ongoing project for me, […]


Love is… or 50 Shades of Grey…

By Regina Rowley | February 1, 2015

February… the month of Love, hearts, flowers, candy, dates, day dreams and respect. As we wrap up the month of love, it is a good time to think about what love is and is not. Kim Grove Casali began what became the “Love Is . . .” phenomenon in 1967 when she met and drew funny […]


Back to School and Texas Tour

By Regina Rowley | January 20, 2015

Well, here we are mid August. It’s time for Back to School and the Life Changing Conference Texas tour. I’m hearing about a few kiddos who have already started back. Has school started in your district yet? As we prepare for another year of gaining knowledge and growth let’s talk about a few of the […]


Empowering a Woman, that’s YOU…

By Regina Rowley | January 7, 2015

I just love inspiring quotes. Don’t you? As I was looking for a familiar quote, I stumbled upon a few worth sharing. Perhaps you will find value in them and think of someone who could benefit from them as well. Life is short and it’s a small world. Let’s be a source of strength for […]


KUTA Empowered Women are in the Know

By Regina Rowley | December 20, 2014

Hello Friends! There have been a few new developments since we last connected by blog. I thought I would share a few with you today. is an online publication dedicated to information women need and want to know. I hope you will check them out. They have so much variety. I am now a […]


Can 10 Weeks Make a Difference?

By Regina Rowley | December 6, 2014

The above analyses indicates, women who participate in self-defense training are less likely to experience sexual assault and are more confident in their ability to effectively resist assault than similar women who have not taken such a class. This study was conducted by sociologist, Jocelyn Hollander, at the University of Oregon a year after the students […]


Dangerous Instincts

By Regina Rowley | November 20, 2014

I have often encouraged my students to trust their instincts. And while there is a vein of truth this, Mary Ellen O’Toole, author of Dangerous Instincts, guides us through a few tactics to help us avoid unsafe situations. The truth of the matter is, we can’t always tell if people are dangerous just by looking […]

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Regina is an international voice enlightening and empowering women to rise above limiting beliefs, overcome fear and write their own ending as a Goddess Warrior. Whether speaking or teaching, Regina is sensitive, fun and relate-able as she shows women, they too, can tap into their inner strength, gain confidence, and replace limiting beliefs.


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